Research Project Manager

Pennsylvania, United States
03 Jun 2019
End of advertisement period
03 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania is the oldest and one of the finest medical schools in the United States. Penn is rich in tradition and heritage and at the same time consistently at the forefront of new developments and innovations in medical education and research. Since its founding in 1765 the School has been a strong presence in the community and prides itself on educating the leaders of tomorrow in patient care, biomedical research, and medical education.

The Neurosurgery Clinical Research Division is recruiting a Research Project Manager for the NCRD NeuroICU Core. The person hired will be required to manage multiple trials, establish appropriate budgets and supervise NeuroICU Core staff ( clinical research coordinators, research assistants, students) for the Department of Neurosurgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Penn Presbyterian Campus.

Responsibilities will include regulatory, budgetary and clinical trial coordination management & supervisory duties:

  1. Clinical Trial Management- acquire/supervise staff who obtain patient consent, subject scheduling, abstraction of medical information from charts into study specific databases
  2. Regulatory- acquire/supervise staff in preparation, submission and monitoring of human subjects protocols and progress reports.
  3. Budgetary- developing clinical trial budgets from protocol in conjunction with clinical trial finance team
  4. Administrative Management- assist direct reports, create SOP’s, perform all yearly evaluation responsibilities, explore feasibility of potential sponsored clinical trials, meet regularly with NCRD Director and Core PI team to report/plan current and future clinical trials

Position contingent upon funding.

A Bachelor’s Degree and 4 years to 6 years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience required.

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.