Clinical Research Manager

Location
California, United States
Posted
17 Dec 2020
End of advertisement period
15 Feb 2021
Ref
88097
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The Stanford Center for Clinical Research (SCCR) is a growing academic research organization within the Stanford Department of Medicine. Our mission is to advance impactful clinical research through quality operations.

SCCR is collaborating with Stanford’s Division of Infectious Diseases and Chemistry, Engineering & Medicine for Human Health (ChEM-H) on a new set of initiatives relating to COVID-19. We are seeking a Clinical Research Manager (CRM) to launch multiple, globally impactful research projects. You will help develop a new portfolio of interdisciplinary, dynamic pilot studies—many of which are investigator-initiated trials. You will also help build and strengthen new partnerships in collaboration with a Research Manager and VIP stakeholders in the School of Engineering and the School of Medicine.

The CRM will provide leadership and oversight of one large or multiple small clinical research projects. The CRM will supervise multiple clinical research staff; manage clinical research operations, including quality management, personnel management, regulatory compliance, and fiscal oversight.

This requires an experienced, CRM who will work with the #TreatCOVID Outpatient team. (Remote work is a possibility.) You will have exceptional communication skills and help build and strengthen new, multidisciplinary partnerships. The CRM will lead the pre-award phase of a new and rapidly growing portfolio of complex clinical research projects relating to COVID-19. You will report to an Associate Director in SCCR, and work with minimal supervision. The CRM will oversee the development of strategic tools to engage participants to come to the clinic for therapeutic care.

At SCCR, we strive to find team members who are passionate about their work, flexible, fun, and want to deliver results. We place a high priority on equipping our staff to perform their job efficiently, helping them acquire new skills and grow within the organization. We encourage our team to have a healthy balance between work commitments and life outside of work and provide support to achieve this balance. If you are looking to make a large impact through global-reaching clinical research, we encourage you to apply!

Duties include:

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Assist with analysis of data and preparation of manuscripts and scientific presentations.

*- The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Relevant graduate degree; CITI Certificate;
  • Project Management certificate and/or experience relating to clinical research; ACRP.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):

  • 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.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):

  • 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.

CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES:

  • Society of Clinical Research Associates or Association of Clinical Research Professionals certification is preferred.

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: 4187
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Grade: G
  • Department URL: http://urology.stanford.edu/
  • Requisition ID: 88097

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