As Manager of the Clinical Research Operations team, you provide overall coordination of personnel and research efforts for the Hematological Malignancies program. Entering this role, you are expected to establish relationships with key stakeholders and evaluate the efficiency of current processes. This job exists in a highly visible, highly productive and fast-paced environment with passionate clinicians who champion the clinical research work. Some primary responsibilities are as follows:
- Manage staff and ensure they are equipped to do their job
- Assist with the development of new protocols
- Coordinate with CROs related to industry-based studies
- Oversee participation of collaborating sites in St. Jude sponsored studies
- Provide progress reports for grants and external regulatory agencies or sponsors
- Actively participate in institutional implementation of new clinical trials management and electronic data capture systems
This role is a balancing act to keep complex processes running with minimal interruption, yet we provide you the resources necessary to do your job well. The ideal candidate will learn the challenges of each study assigned to their direct reports and be involved with developing solutions. Take the first step to join our team by applying now!
- At the Division level, provides overall coordination of the research efforts of multiple Principal Investigator's (PI's) and manages the workflow to numerous subordinate positions, including but not limited to, Clinical Research Associates.
- Works directly with P.I's to ensure that all internal and external regulatory agency policies, procedures, practices, and law are adhered to by all clinical research personnel in the Division.
- Serves as second level supervisor for Clinical Research Associates.
- Will need to have extensive experience in management of clinical research and have a background that may include patient care, biostatistics, data management, and/or clinical research.
- Carries out broad assignments with minimal supervision.
- Uses independent judgement and experience to solve all but the most complex problems.
- Bachelor's Degree required in a scientific or healthcare field.
- Six (6) years related work experience including four (4) years of direct clinical, biomedical, and /or behavioral research experience required.
- One (1) year of supervisory experience required.
- One (1) year of project management experience preferred.
- (LC: SOCRA or ACRP) Certification in clinical research from the Society of Clinical Research Associates (SoCRA) or the Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP) must be obtained within three (3) years of assuming the position.