Posting Summary: The School of Medicine's Clinical Trials Office is looking for a Clinical Research Manager who will be responsible for performing duties associated with training, mentoring and educating clinical research professionals, developing and managing standard operating procedures as they relate to clinical research at University of Virginia (UVA), monitoring clinical research studies, as well as identifying and participating in projects to improve the overall clinical research process within the School of Medicine.
Clinical trials are growing at the UVA. The School of Medicine (SOM) is dedicated to advancing high quality clinical research and supports clinical researchers with a variety of services to assist them in their efforts. The availability of shared resources is part of the commitment to interdisciplinary research. In order to continue to grow clinical research activities, the SOM must continue to ensure that clinical research staff are prepared to conduct their studies in compliance with all applicable national, state, local and institutional regulations, guidelines and policies. The SOM must ensure that the clinical research teams have what they need to conduct clinical research studies effectively and efficiently.
The SOM Clinical Trials Office (CTO) offers a variety of services to SOM investigators and coordinators to promote efficient conduct of clinical research studies. The CTO provides centralized support for the conduct of clinical research in the areas of mentoring, training and continuing education; protocol development and study start-up assistance; budget development and clinical trial billing assistance; training, mentoring and continuing education; regulatory assistance; compliance consultation; access to clinic space (Clinical Research Unit); multisite study project management, etc.
Qualified candidates will have a Bachelor's degree and at least six years professional experience in a clinical research setting. Also required is either Certified Clinical Research Associate or Certified Clinical Research Coordinator certification Master's degree may substitute for certification with the understanding that obtaining certification will be required within one year of eligibility.
To apply for the Clinical Research Manager position, visit jobs.virginia.edu and search for posting #0622135. Review of applications will begin immediately.
This position is restricted and contingent upon continued funding.
Required Minimum Level of Education: *Degree Required
Required Specific Degree/Training: Bachelor's Degree.
Preferred Minimum Level of Education: *Degree Preferred
Preferred Specific Degree/Training: Bachelor's in biological, health sciences or related field. Master's Degree.
Required Minimum Level of Experience: Considerable - 4 to 7 years
Required Specific Experience: A minimum of six years experience in a clinical research setting.
Preferred Minimum Level of Experience: Considerable - 4 to 7 years
Preferred Specific Experience: Experience conducting clinical research studies.
Required License or Certification: CCRC or CCRA certification is required. Master's degree may substitute for certification with the understanding that certification must be obtained within one year of eligibility.
Preferred License or Certification: Registered Nurse
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: -Working knowledge of research methodologies. -Outstanding organizational skills, oral and written communication skills. -Exceptional attention to detail. -Knowledge and command of institutional, state and federal regulatory guidelines. -Knowledge and command of Good Clinical Practices (GCPs) and of the Code of Regulations.
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of ben...efits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.