The program manager will oversee ongoing research projects under the leadership of Dr. Cole. Main responsibilities include providing direction on research design, data collection and management, data analysis, and publications. This position has a leadership role with strategic planning and budget oversight of the program area. The program manager serves as a key role related to interactions with collaborators and outside resources, and research grants.
Research – 30% - Study design development and implementation - Support statistical methodology plans for wide range of projects - Coordinate advance analysis for clinical studies - Identifies current evidence on technological and scientific developments in the field and their potential application into experimental plans - Evaluate, suggest alternate methods, modify, or develop new procedures and techniques to aid in the investigation of a total research problem or program - Write, edit and review scientific manuscripts with a focus on high impact peer review journals - Writing and preparation of a major textbook on Scapula Fractures - Work with journal editors/reviewers for publication
Project management - 30% - Plan, implement, and evaluate complex, multifaceted research projects/systems - Interact with various agencies to acquire and interpret data - Develop databases and manage data - Provide project management support for multiple research projects - Coordination with outside institutions - Mentor/coach or provide guidance to residents, fellows, and other students; lead project teams, committees and/or other collaborative efforts - Modifies practices and procedures to improve efficiency and quality; searches for better ways to effectively achieve end results by, for example, scheduling work steps, arranging/ re-arranging the way work is generally performed, and adding or deleting elements of processes as necessary
Grants – 20% - Discuss and plan new avenues of investigation - Assist in drafting proposals to procure research funding - Grant writing, submission & management - Manage research budgets
NASCON Leadership – 10% of time - Leadership and coordination of the North American Scapula Consortium (NASCON) - Support the annual national scapula course - NASCON newsletter management - Administrative, grant writing, and team management responsibilities - Develop new initiatives in research and education
Other Responsibilities – 10% - Administrative duties, as assigned
Qualifications Applicants must demonstrate clear potential for continued scholarly excellence and accomplishment; show outstanding written and verbal communication skills; bring a high level of organizational and process oriented skills; and show a demonstrated capacity to work well in a collaborative environment to accomplish scholarly and interdisciplinary goals.
Required: - Bachelor’s degree in science or health related field with at least 6 years of experience or an advanced degree with 4 years of related work experience - High proficiency in IRB process and compliance rules pertaining to research, confidentiality, and HIPAA - Prior experience in writing of scientific reports - Clinical research experience - High proficiency in Microsoft Windows and Office programs: Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc. - Organizational, prioritization, and multi-tasking skills - Excellent interpersonal skills - Willingness to travel (4-6 times per year)
Preferred: - Orthopaedic background - Grant writing and administration experience - Mentoring and supervisory experience - Social media and website experience
Internal Number: 341918
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