Research Project Manager

Chapel Hill, NC
Jun 08, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Type: Permanent Staff

Department: Lineberger Compr Cancer Center - 426801

Appointment Type: EHRA Non-Faculty

Vacancy ID: NF0003147

Position Summary: This position will manage efforts for a five-year federally-funded oncology supportive care and health disparities project. The Project Manager will serve a critical role and act as the primary point of contact in the communication and coordination among internal study partners, and assure the timely implementation of all research activities related to the project. Responsibilities of this position will include, but are not limited to: establishing the study timeline, coordinating the collection of data from multiple health care facilities; training and supervising research assistants; overseeing the development and use of an electronic patient reported outcomes data collection tool; conducting day-to-day project related operations; assisting in the dissemination of study results through study meetings, publications, and conference presentations and grant proposal development; preparing and submitting annual progress reports to the funder; and maintaining collaborative partnerships with participating health care facilities.

Application Deadline: 06/21/2018

Education Requirements: The position should have a minimum of a bachelors degree in public health, social sciences, or related area and 5 + years of relevant experience.

Qualification and Experience: Clinical or research experience is required. The ideal candidate will have expertise in research design, implementation of research procedures, data collection/management, data analysis and interpretation of results, monitoring budget expenditures, and grant proposal preparation. The candidate should have experience preparing and submitting annual progress reports to funding agencies, developing and maintaining IRB and oncology PRC documentation (such as recruitment materials and data use agreements). The candidate should have experience scheduling and coordinating meetings, including booking and coordinating travel for collaborators. Experience with oncology supportive care, health disparities research, and patient reported outcomes is highly desirable. This position requires a substantial capacity to work independently in a complex research environment. The candidate must possess the ability to lead project teamwork. The candidate must be attentive to detail, organized, and able to seek advice when project data/protocol concerns arise The candidate must possess excellent verbal, written, organizational, and interpersonal skills.

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: Gretchen Senez

Department Contact Telephone Number or Email: [email protected]

Special Instructions for Applicants:

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