Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Job Description: Research/Education Administrator (Research Professional 2)
Job Duties/Responsibilities: The University of Minnesota’s Department of Orthopedic Surgery is adding a Research Professional 2 position to provide professional research and technical expertise to support resident and medical student research. Using superior communication, problem-solving, analytical and data management skills, this role will work independently and in partnership with the Director of Resident Research, department faculty, fellows, residents, medical students and staff to provide support through program coordination, project and data management.
Major responsibilities of this position, with the percentage of time devoted to each:
70% Research Project Coordination
25% Research Regulatory management
5% Other administrative duties
Research Project Coordination: Coordinate research projects by working through the life cycle of a project from design, writing, submitting, follow up including tracking and reporting of updates
Independently manage resident and med student research portfolio
Create timelines, work with the research director to assign and monitor work flow, and oversee all aspects of projects from development to completion.
Assist with grant writing
Lead manuscript preparation efforts, including revision and submission
Liaison with research teams at Gillette Children’s, TRIA Orthopedic Center, Regions Hospital, Hennepin County Medical Center and Minneapolis Veterans’ Affairs medical center
Establish and manage process for medical student research
Partner with resident research director and research team to direct residents and med students to department and University resources appropriately, including connecting researchers with statistical and information technology support as needed
Research Regulatory Management: Ensure overall regulatory compliance for resident and med student research portfolio.
Serve as the primary contact for the completion of required regulatory documentation, including preparation
In collaboration with the PI, interpret study protocols and develop consent forms for any clinical research
Develop reporting system to track required documentation for each study to ensure compliance
IRB Process Management, including preparing and submitting IRB applications, modification and other internal documents
Organize and contribute to PGY1 resident research curriculum
Trainee onboarding, including verification of CITI training and orientation to department research process
Other Administrative Duties: Provide cross-coverage, as needed.
BA/BS with at least 2 years of experience or a combination of related education and work experience to equal 6 years.
Demonstrated strong communication, written, interpersonal, organizational, analytical and data management skills
Ability to manage work amidst changing priorities and ambiguous environment
Ability to work independently, make decisions, problem solve among multiple research projects, each with a different set of team members and leadership
Demonstrated ability to analyze, design and optimize complex processes
Familiarity with health research, public health, health care delivery
Experience with grants, including technical writing and reviewing, budget development and reporting and reconciliation
Proficient with various technology applications including MS Office (Word, Excel & PowerPoint), Internet applications, data entry, email, calendaring, database software
Experience with Electronic Grants Management Systems (EGMS)
Knowledge of University of Minnesota system
Internal Number: 340709
About University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
The University of Minnesota, founded in the belief that all people are enriched by understanding, is dedicated to the advancement of learning and the search for truth; to the sharing of this knowledge through education for a diverse community; and to the application of this knowledge to benefit the people of the state, the nation, and the world.