Director, Research Operations (Clinical & Translational Science Institute)

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Job location: Miami, FL

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2020-12-30
Req: R100043723
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The University of Miami is among the top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation, and one of the largest private employers in South Florida.

With more than 16,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence, and is driven by a powerful mission to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.

The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value. Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.

About This Position

The Clinical and Translational Science Institute at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, has an exciting career opportunity for a Director, Research Operations. The Director of Research Operations will report to the Executive Directors of the University of Miami Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI). This role will oversee the CTSI’s Hub Research and Network Capacity Programs and Institute activities related to trial operations, helping to plan, guide, and problem-solve clinical research studies across the University of Miami. S/he will expedite clinical trial implementation by working closely and in alignment with Miami CTSI investigators to disseminate best practices and assure rapid activation and efficient conduct of clinical trials from start to finish. The Director will work with CTSI Hub Research Capacity- Participant & Clinical Interactions and Network Capacity leaders to develop multi-site clinical studies that can be extended across the Trial Innovation Network (TIN) and utilize TIN services. In addition, s/he will support the CTSI Hub Research Capacity program leaders to provide consultations and navigational oversight to help research teams conduct culturally appropriate and effective research with diverse participants across the lifespan, from pediatrics to geriatrics, as well as minority and under-resourced populations. The Director will help support the team responsible for advancing best practices in research and business operations for clinical studies at CTSI and University of Miami, and work with CTSI and University of Miami research leaders to grow infrastructure to participate in multi-site clinical trials.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree in a basic science or health administration discipline; Master's Degree preferred. Minimum eight years of relevant experience. Exceptional project management experience ability to oversee and handle multiple projects. Outstanding organizational, problem-solving and analytical skills. Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills. Strong leadership skills, highly collaborative and works well in teams. Good interpersonal skills. Ability to develop strong relationships with investigators and study teams. Proficient in MS Office (e.g. Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).

The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.

UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.

Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

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Posted: 12/31/2020
Application Due: 3/31/2021
Work Type: Full Time