Med-Cardiovascular Institute - Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh - (20003221)
The Cardiology Division in the Department of Medicine is seeking a Project Manager to facilitate newly funded, multi-year programming to improve health-related services and delivery to vulnerable patient populations for our health services research program. This individual will be involved throughout all phases of the development and implementation of the project.
In collaboration with, and under the supervision of, the principal investigator, this individual will:
- Develop study protocols
- Interview, hire, and supervise other research staff
- Develop and conduct study documentation
- Correspond with the IRB, data safety and monitoring board, and other University-based agencies
- Monitor study enrollment
- Provide general oversight to ensure the study's excellent organization and continued success Effective communication skills, both oral and written, and strong organizational skills are required.
This individual will interface with physicians, study staff, study participants, IRB and data safety and monitoring representatives, and other staff as indicated to maintain study efficiency and organization. The position will routinely provide opportunities to acquire new organizational skills and informal and formal curricula in research conduct and administration.
The candidate is expected to pursue such training and have the flexibility to develop substantive, enhanced skills in research administration. This project offers the opportunity for intellectual and administrative growth, and the ideal candidate will be highly engaged, organized, and proactive, as well as enthusiastic about the multiple professional development opportunities over multiple years of participation in this research program. The job requires limited travel by car to UPMC sites in the western PA region and hence requires a valid driver's license and access to a car.
Experience in public health research preferred (2-3 years; time during MPH training such as practicum may qualify if pertinent). Experience in the administration, development, management, and/or oversight of public health or health services programming preferred. Experience in development of study protocols, supervision of research implementation, administration, and/or development of public health programming or interventions preferred. Excellent inter-personal communication skills, written and oral, are essential. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted. Valid driver's license for travel to sites as required. Travel will be reimbursed and has budgeted time allocation. Individual must have access to a car.
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Job Classification: Staff.Research.IV
Minimum Education Level Required: Master's
Minimum Experience Level Required: 2-3 years experience
Work Schedule: monday - Friday, 8:30 - 5:00 but may vary based on need
Hiring Range: TBD Based on qualifications
Relocation Offered: No
Visa Sponsorship Provided: No
Background Check: For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Child Protection Clearances: Not Applicable
Required Documents: Resume, Cover Letter
Optional Documents: Not Applicable
Internal Number: 20003221
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