Manager Research Project B (Clinical Research Computing Unit)

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Manager Research Project B (Clinical Research Computing Unit)

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Posted Job Title
Manager Research Project B (Clinical Research Computing Unit)

Job Profile Title
Manager Research Project B

Job Description Summary
The Clinical Research Computing Unit (CRCU) is an Academic Clinical Research Organization within the Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics (CCEB) in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Since its inception in 1997, the CRCU has been expertly providing the full range of services essential for the conduct of clinical research projects, including Phase I-IV, multi-center, randomized, clinical trials, registry, and cohort studies utilizing state-of-the-art technology and tools to ensure superior data quality. The CRCU provides expertise in project management, data coordination and research computing tailored to meet your project requirements. The CRCU project teams' partner with the Biostatistics Analysis Center (BAC) in the project design phase to plan accurate and precise data collection modules and to structure project reports for steady oversight. We specialize in study design and development, site management and training, data collection, processing, quality control, regulatory requirements and reporting, database development, administration, security, data storage and proposal development.

Position contingent upon funding.

Job Description

The project manager will provide comprehensive clinical research project management for the scientific and data coordinating center operations teams in the development and implementation of multi-center studies. This position will provide regulatory oversight as well as day-to-day project and site management for the participating institutions and service providers. The project manager will coordinate and plan with the scientific team, data managers, research technologists and biostatisticians to design and implement the study and solve project problems. This position will participate in the design, execution and leadership of project training and quality assessment processes. This position works with all team members and reports to the Project Director.

Responsibilities:
  • Identify, coordinate, and present study/protocol activities, project team priorities and planning agendas
  • Plan, direct and document the various internal and external committee meetings and communicate decisions and plans to the research team
  • Coordinate project logistics and resources for internal developmental and scientific project teams and external project related committees to ensure clear project related communications
  • Develop, coordinate and conduct project/study specific training sessions
  • Assess regulatory requirements and develop template documents; write IRB submission and oversee regulatory documentation at clinical sites
  • Communicate and document project requirements and information to participating clinical centers, steering committee members and internal project team members
  • Develop and maintain project related documents, standard operating procedures, clinical procedures, Manuals of Operations, etc.
  • Write project proceedings and contribute to annual reports
  • Develop and implement project tracking and reporting procedures
  • Contribute to infrastructure development related to the Project Management and Compliance department.This includes the analysis, development, usage, and integration of standard procedures and policies related to the discipline of research management.
  • Participate in departmental research compliance procedures and best-practice activities


Qualifications

Master's Degree in health-related discipline with 3-5 years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required, 5-7 years' experience is preferred involving clinical research, clinical center operations, and project planning activities is desired.
  • Previous experience working with project management operations and regulatory requirements and working with multi-disciplinary teams is required; This experience must include responsibility for personal and professional commitment to cooperatively established objectives
  • Knowledge (at least three years) of project management business practices and principals, standards and procedures is required. Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively present complex information
  • Ability to interact effectively with many levels of faculty, staff and administrative personnel is required.


Working Conditions
Office, library, computer room

Physical Effort
Typically sitting at a desk or table; Occasional lifting 25 lb. or less; Typically standing or walking

Job Location - City, State
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School
Perelman School of Medicine

Pay Range
$59,703.00 - $95,524.33

Affirmative Action Statement
Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

Special Requirements
Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

University Benefits
  • Health, Life, and Flexible Spending Accounts: Penn offers comprehensive medical, prescription, behavioral health, dental, vision, and life insurance benefits to protect you and your family's health and welfare. You can also use flexible spending accounts to pay for eligible health care and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars.
  • Tuition: Take advantage of Penn's exceptional tuition benefits. You, your spouse, and your dependent children can get tuition assistance here at Penn. Your dependent children are also eligible for tuition assistance at other institutions.
  • Retirement: Penn offers generous retirement plans to help you save for your future. Penn's Basic, Matching, and Supplemental retirement plans allow you to save for retirement on a pre-tax or Roth basis. Choose from a wide variety of investment options through TIAA and Vanguard.
  • Time Away from Work: Penn provides you with a substantial amount of time away from work during the course of the year. This allows you to relax, take vacations, attend to personal affairs, recover from illness or injury, spend time with family-whatever your personal needs may be.
  • Long-Term Care Insurance: In partnership with Genworth Financial, Penn offers faculty and staff (and your eligible family members) long-term care insurance to help you cover some of the costs of long-term care services received at home, in the community or in a nursing facility. If you apply when you're newly hired, you won't have to provide proof of good health or be subject to underwriting requirements. Eligible family members must always provide proof of good health and are subject to underwriting.
  • Wellness and Work-life Resources: Penn is committed to supporting our faculty and staff as they balance the competing demands of work and personal life. That's why we offer a wide variety of programs and resources to help you care for your health, your family, and your work-life balance.
  • Professional and Personal Development: Penn provides an array of resources to help you advance yourself personally and professionally.
  • University Resources: As a member of the Penn community, you have access to a wide range of University resources as well as cultural and recreational activities. Take advantage of the University's libraries and athletic facilities, or visit our arboretum and art galleries. There's always something going on at Penn, whether it's a new exhibit at the Penn Museum, the latest music or theater presentation at the Annenberg Center, or the Penn Relays at Franklin Field to name just a few examples. As a member of the Penn community, you're right in the middle of the excitement-and you and your family can enjoy many of these activities for free.
  • Discounts and Special Services: From arts and entertainment to transportation and mortgages, you'll find great deals for University faculty and staff. Not only do Penn arts and cultural centers and museums offer free and discounted admission and memberships to faculty and staff. You can also enjoy substantial savings on other goods and services such as new cars from Ford and General Motors, cellular phone service plans, movie tickets, and admission to theme parks.
  • Flexible Work Hours: Flexible work options offer creative approaches for completing work while promoting balance between work and personal commitments. These approaches involve use of non-traditional work hours, locations, and/or job structures.
  • Penn Home Ownership Services: Penn offers a forgivable loan for eligible employees interested in buying a home or currently residing in West Philadelphia, which can be used for closing costs or home improvements.
  • Adoption Assistance: Penn will reimburse eligible employees on qualified expenses in connection with the legal adoption of an eligible child, such as travel or court fees, for up to two adoptions in your household.



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