Senior Clinical Research Manager

Location
California, United States
Posted
Wednesday, 19 February 2020
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85463
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The Sean N. Parker Center for Allergy and Asthma Research at Stanford University is an interdisciplinary center with focus on understanding the mechanisms of the immune system, the dysfunctions of which result in allergic reactions. A leader in allergy research, our Center works collaboratively with other researchers around the world to create a data-sharing cluster of information from our interlinked satellite centers to run novel and innovative clinical trials in allergy research.  Our Center includes Stanford specialists in diverse fields including immunology, gastroenterology, otolaryngology, chemistry, bioengineering, pathology, pulmonology, and genetics. Through laboratory and computational research, clinical trials, community outreach, and other efforts, the team works toward finding rationally-based therapies to provide the safest and best treatments for allergies and asthma. Research at the Center may have implications for a wide array of immune dysfunctions including asthma, eczema, food allergies, eosinophilic disorders, drug allergies, gastroenterological diseases, and more.

The Sean N Parker Center for Allergy and Asthma Research is seeking a Sr. Clinical Research Manager (CRM) to provide leadership and oversight of multiple clinical research projects.  The Sr. CRM will directly supervise 3 sr. clinical research staff and indirectly supervise an additional 6 to 10 clinical research staff.  Manage clinical research operations, including quality management, personnel management, regulatory compliance, and fiscal oversight.

In this role, you will:

  • Hire, orient, train, and conduct performance reviews for staff handling research administration activities associated with the conducting of clinical trials. Monitor staffing levels, and identify adequate coverage for trial workload across teams of study coordinators.
  • Supervise the implementation of and adherence to study protocols. Educate research staff on established policies, processes, and procedures.
  • Determine effective strategies for promoting/recruiting research participants and retaining participants in long-term clinical trials. Develop consent forms for approval by Human Subjects Panel.
  • Coordinate new protocol submissions, renewals, and revisions to Institutional Review Board for multiple studies. Complete annual reports to Institutional Review Board, CSTA, FDA and other regulatory agencies. Submit Investigational New Drug applications to the FDA as required.
  • Audit operations, including laboratory procedures, to ensure compliance with applicable regulations; provide leadership in identifying and implementing corrective actions/processes. Monitor Institutional Review Board submissions, and respond to requests and questions.
  • Provide leadership and expertise in identifying and completing research grants. Oversee financial resources, as needed, create internal and external budgets for research protocols, assure financial accountability, and serve as primary liaison between sponsor, department accounting, and Research Management Group.
  • Lead or chair committees or task forces to address and resolve significant issues.
  • Engage in high-level outreach and networking opportunities, representing the research program to a variety of internal and external audiences.
  • Analyze trends in recruitment and assure there is a limited number of competing trials. Make recommendations for a variety of options within a trial; track physician compliance.

* Other duties may also be assigned, not all unique aspects of this job are covered by this job posting. A full job description will be shared during the interview process.

To be successful in this role, you will bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field and five years of experience in clinical research, or an equivalent combination of education and relevant experience. Master's degree preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and database applications.
  • Experience with research protocols and regulatory or governing bodies, which include HIPAA and FDA regulations, Institutional Review Board requirements, and Good Clinical Practices.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology.
  • Demonstrated managerial experience.
  •    In addition, preferred requirements include:
  • Five years of clinical research experience in an academic health center, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, or CRO industry or equivalent.
  • Three years of experience as a research manager or equivalent formal supervision duties.
  • Clinical Research Certificate (ACRP, SOCRA, CROP).
  • Ensures work is done on time in a high-quality manner.
  • Knowledge of clinical pharmacology and pathophysiology, and food allergy research.
  • Demonstrated excellence in complex project management and effectively managing multiple projects/priorities
  • Experience managing cross-functional teams or work groups as well as direct reports.
  • Demonstrated understanding of pharmaceutical regulatory requirements and impact on development of clinical trials.
  • Strong regulatory knowledge and ability to perform monitoring of CRFs, GCP and GMP. This position must know IRB regulations and how to perform IRB submissions. Working knowledge of FDA procedures as applicable, and ICH-GCP and relevant SOPs.
  • Disciplined work approach with the ability to function independently, take initiative and effectively problems solve issues.
  • Customer service oriented both internally and externally with strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Society of Clinical Research Associates or Association of Clinical Research Professionals certification.

Physical Requirements*:

  • Frequently stand, walk, twist, bend, stoop, squat and use fine light/fine grasping.
  • Occasionally sit, reach above shoulders, perform desk based computer tasks, use a telephone and write by hand, lift, carry, push, and pull objects that weigh up to 40 pounds.
  • Rarely kneel, crawl, climb ladders, grasp forcefully, sort and file paperwork or parts, rarely lift, carry, push, and pull objects that weigh 40 pounds or more.

*- Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.

Working Standards:

  • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
  • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
  • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University’s Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu/.

Why Stanford is for You

Imagine a world without search engines or social platforms. Consider lives saved through first-ever organ transplants and research to cure illnesses. Stanford University has revolutionized the way we live and enrich the world. Supporting this mission is our diverse and dedicated 17,000 staff. We seek talent driven to impact the future of our legacy. Our culture and unique perks empower you with:

  • Freedom to grow. We offer career development programs, tuition reimbursement, or audit a course. Join a TedTalk, film screening, or listen to a renowned author or global leader speak.
  • A caring culture. We provide superb retirement plans, generous time-off, and family care resources.
  • A healthier you. Climb our rock wall, or choose from hundreds of health or fitness classes at our world-class exercise facilities. We also provide excellent health care benefits.
  • Discovery and fun. Stroll through historic sculptures, trails, and museums.
  • Enviable resources. Enjoy free commuter programs, ridesharing incentives, discounts and more.

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Additional Information

  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Job Code: 4926
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Grade: J
  • Requisition ID: 85463

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