Research Study Manager

Location
Chapel Hill
Posted
Jul 09, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Type: Permanent Staff

Department: Globl Hlth and Infect Disease - 427801

Appointment Type: EHRA Non-Faculty

Vacancy ID: NF0002602

Position Summary: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Medicine seeks a full time, EPA non-faculty Research Study Manager for the UNC Women's Interagency HIV Study (WIHS); a collaborative, multi-center, longitudinal study, funded by the National Institutes of Health, designed to comprehensively investigate the history and progression of HIV infection in women. The Study Manager will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day activities at the UNC WIHS clinical site, which encompasses two off-site research clinics. Duties include supervision of clinic site personnel; overseeing recruitment and enrollment of participants; developing site-specific study protocols, SOPs, and IRB submissions; overseeing data collection, data entry and data cleaning; ensuring protocol components are delivered as intended; training study staff in implementation of the clinical, behavioral and data entry components of the WIHS protocol and associated sub-studies; serving as the clinic-site point of contact for the Project Director (PD), service vendors and participants; and planning and leading administrative meetings.

Application Deadline: 07/22/2017

Education Requirements: The ideal candidate will have a Master's in Public Health, or a related discipline, and 3 years of clinical research experience; or a Bachelor's Degree and nine years of related clinical research experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Qualification and Experience: -5+ years of experience with HIV or woman's health research required; strongly prefer candidate with experience in a university research setting. -Experience in implementing multi-site research protocols, personnel management, regulatory affairs and quality assurance. Familiarity with Institutional Review Board (IRB) submission and regulatory process is required. -Experience developing and monitoring budgets. -Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to work collaboratively within multi-disciplinary team structure. -Excellent problem solving skills; capacity to perform and meet deadlines under pressure. -Ability to collaborate effectively with team members of diverse backgrounds and levels of training. Must have excellent written and oral communication skills. -Excellent computer skills including proficiency with MS Word, Excel and Outlook. -Ability to travel between clinic locations on a daily basis.

Equal Opportunity Employer: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Department Contact Name and Title: Briana Marini, Human Resources Consultant

Department Contact Telephone Number or Email: briana_marini@med.unc.edu