ASSOC DIRECTOR CLINICAL TRIALS CONTRACTING UNIT

Duties: Responsible for delivering the following outcomes to enable rapid activation of clinical trials in accordance with Perelman School of Medicine and Penn policy: 1) Review, negotiation, and conclusion of complex corporate-funded, clinical trial and other related agreements; 2) Coordination and problem-solving within OCR and with other PSOM and Penn research administration function offices regarding issues associated with corporate clinical trial agreements and funding sources; and 3) provision of effective direction and guidance to colleagues and stakeholders regarding navigating PSOM's/Penn's research administration function.

Qualifications: Required: The minimum of a Master's degree and 5 to 7 years of relevant experience (e.g., contract negotiation, management in an academic/not-for-profit environment, research planning and coordination) or an equivalent combination of education and experience. J.D. or PHD strongly preferred.

Demonstrated success or strong indicia of potential for success in managing high volume, complex projects in an efficient and customer-oriented manner; initiative; organizational skills; team player.
Preferred: Knowledge of pharma/device business; clinical trials and other sponsored research; relevant legal background (e.g., FDA regulatory; intellectual property; contracts); conversant with PSOM/Penn research administration systems and processes, including electronic research administration systems (e.g, SOMERA, Penn ERA and the Research Inventory System).

Reference Number: 40-27701

Salary Grade: 029

Employment Type: Exempt

Org: SM-DN-Office of Clinical Research

Special Requirements:

Job Family: B-Executive/Managerial Administration

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