Classified Title: Sr. Research Program Manager Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/ME Starting Salary Range: $59,159-$81,406 (commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F, 8:30am - 5:00pm Employee subgroup: Salaried Exmpt Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus Department name: 10002815-SOM DOM Nephrology Personnel area: School of Medicine
The Program of Translational Research in Kidney Diseases is dedicated to the process of applying discoveries generated in the laboratory and in preclinical experiments, to the development of clinical studies, and to the design of clinical trials. The Program currently consists of multicenter studies in kidney diseases with specialized cores: a Bioassay core; a Biorepository core, which has been established to support all phases of biomarker development; and Biostatistics core.
The Sr. Research Program Manager will work with the Principal Investigator to develop and manage a growing research program in kidney diseases. Overall, the candidate will be responsible for conducting multiple clinical and translational research projects in kidney diseases. Current studies predominantly include NIH funded multicenter translational research studies.
Specific duties & responsibilities:
Direct and implement translational research protocols in kidney diseases. Directly coordinate individual study, including preparation of research protocols, standard operating procedures, data collection tools, IRB and GCRC submissions, coordination of participant recruitment, enrollment, data collection, retention, and data management;
Oversee patient enrollment, sample collection and processing at JHU and the participating sites in the protocol
Collaborate and communicate with all centers in the multi-site study via conference calls to ensure the successful attainment of study(s) goals within prescribed timelines
Prepare relevant regulatory documents and progress reports for ongoing research
Clean and check data with data analyst and coordinate sample integrity with the lab and biorepository personnel
Accountable for all developed internships, summer students and casual employee training and documentation
Develop the metrics to identify and measure the success of the Program;
Assist in identifying and evaluating potential future funding sources, and contribute to the submission of grants and contracts supporting the Program, including the annual submission and writing of all content areas and budgetary sections of grant applications;
Develop and manage the Program's operating budget. Responsible for daily expenditures of study, reporting, and reconciliation of research accounts;
Develop the administrative infrastructure of the program. Manage administrative functions of the program, including staffing, supervision, performance development and counseling. Oversee and manage information systems, facilities, and space needs.
Assist with the development and management of content on the Program's website and monitor all changes and additions to the editorial content
Work with Principal Investigator on other projects in the clinical research program and perform other duties as assigned.
Minimum qualifications (mandatory):
M.S/M.A degree or PhD in Public Health, Translational Research or related field required; 8+ years related experience including considerable experience in field conducting large research projects; 5+ years' experience in managing grant funded research. Comprehensive knowledge of research methodology and protocols, as well as knowledge of University and government policies pertaining to research studies involving human subjects.
Special knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to work well with investigators having differing clinical and epidemiological backgrounds.
Strong organizational skills with ability to set working priorities among a number of conflicting demands, work concurrently on several projects and meet deadlines.
Possess a great deal of independent judgment and prioritization skills while working with minimal supervision.
Demonstrated initiative in decision-making and problem solving.
Accuracy and attention to detail.
Mobile with ability to travel within the medical center and to distant sites.
Proficiency in Microsoft applications for production of documents, spreadsheets, tables, and slides.
Excellent writing and editing skills, strong organizational skills, and ability to work independently and collaboratively.
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