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Duties The position provides comprehensive support to clinical studies and human subjects research performed in the Department of Radiation Oncology. The position provides guidance and expert advice as well as operational/functional support to investigators conducting clinical trials. The position manages all aspects of studies conducted through the centralized unit and provides leadership to research conducted in the Department. The position manages the daily operations of the Clinical trials office and provides guidance to the rest of the Department with regards to regulatory compliance and studies management. Qualifications Requires a BA/BS and 7 to 10 years prior professional experience in clinical research, data management, medical industry/CRO or equivalent combination of education and experience. Advanced degree preferred; nursing degree also preferred but not required. Prior supervisory and management experience required; knowledge of clinical research methodology, working knowledge of standard quality assurance practices for human research, ICH-GCP guidelines and FDA & NIH requirements, familiarity with both PC IBM and Macintosh format computers. Prior experience with clinical trials, clinical study agreements and grant preparation as well as the ability to focus in busy environment with frequent interruptions, prioritize a series of simultaneous assignments, meet deadlines and work independently with minimal supervision is essential; attention to detail, strong organization and interpersonal skills, and excellent verbal and written skills are a must. Position is contingent upon funding. Special Requirements Background Check Required Reference Number: 130835194School Name: Perelman School of Medicine (40)Org: 04492-RO-Radiation Oncology Job Open Date: 08-07-2013Salary Grade: 029Job Family: 1-UnionizedEmployment Type: ExemptHours: N/APosition Schedule: 8:30-5Months: 12