Research Program Manager

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Position TypePermanent Staff (EHRA NF)DepartmentTraCS Institute-429801Working TitleResearch Program ManagerAppointment TypeEHRA Non-Faculty ResearchPosition Posting CategoryResearch ProfessionalsSalary RangeDependent on QualificationsFull Time/Part Time?Full-Time PermanentHours per Week40Vacancy IDNF0003770Position ID20025556Posting Open Date05/15/2019Application Deadline07/19/2019Open Until FilledNoProposed Start Date07/01/2019Position Summary

The goal of the UNC School of Medicine Program on Health and Clinical Informatics is to improve the quality of care and health outcomes of patients in North Carolina and the nation through the development, evaluation, and implementation of cutting edge health information technologies and informatics innovations. Our faculty conducts research in clinical informatics and consumer health informatics/digital health, which includes topics such as patient-reported outcomes (e.g., self-reported symptoms, function, and quality of life), patient-generated health data from devices and wearables to better capture the patient experience, development of user-centered technologies, data visualization of personal health and clinical data, and the integration of health information technologies into clinical care and the electronic health record and patient portal.

The Associate Director of Health & Clinical Informatics, Dr. Arlene Chung, invites applications for a dynamic project manager to support the activities of the Program on Health & Clinical Informatics, the UNC Clinical Informatics Fellowship Program, and her informatics research program. The principal functions of this position are project and program management, research administration, communication, and management and maintenance of our newly accredited clinical informatics fellowship program as the fellowship program coordinator. This position will manage a variety of informatics projects and research studies that are supported by federally funded and industry-funded grants (e.g., NIH, PCORI, etc.). Activities will include assisting with ongoing accreditation and management of our ACGME clinical informatics subspecialty fellowship program which will recruit its first class of fellows this summer, managing timelines/tasks, drafting structured reports and summaries to entities such as IRB and funding agencies, assisting with financial management and budgets, supervising and assisting/performing recruitment and data collection activities for specific research studies, assisting with grant proposal development/submission and scientific deliverables (e.g., manuscripts, poster/oral abstracts, etc.) and administrative tasks.

Educational Requirements

Master’s degree in public health, informatics, information science, or computer science or similar. If Bachelor’s degree only, must have a minimum of 3 years of related work experience.

Qualifications and Experience

The preferred applicant will be a detail oriented, self-starter with strong verbal and written communication skills and exceptional interpersonal skills. The preferred applicant will have an interest in supporting the development and evaluation of informatics tools, digital health, and data transfer methods. The preferred applicant will have at least 3 years project management experience (including IRB submissions, grant proposal submissions, reporting, budget management, recruitment/data collection, study management, etc.) in the context of grant-funded health research. Must have proficiency with computer software including MS Office Suite. A strong capacity to work as part of a team and effective interpersonal and group facilitation skills is also essential. Program coordinator experience in Graduate Medical Education and experience with managing website content is a plus.

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.

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    1. * Please select the response below that describes your level of education that best or mostly closely satisfies the education requirements for this position.
      • Bachelor’s degree in required discipline(s) listed or related field
      • Bachelor's degree in any field/discipline
      • Master's degree or Doctorate degree in required discipline(s) listed or related field
      • Master's degree or Doctorate degree in any field/discipline
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    Posted: 7/15/2019
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