Program Manager

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Permanent Staff (SHRA)

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Position Title:

Soc/Clin Research Specialist - Journey

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Program Manager

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Budgeted Hiring Range:

$52,000.00 - $65,536.20

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Full-Time Permanent

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Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

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Position Location:

Asheville, NC

Position Posting Category:

Research Professionals

Department Description:

The UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy is a nationally recognized leader in progressive pharmaceutical care practice, education, and research. Over the past twenty-five years, the School has built a reputation for cutting-edge research, rigorous programs, and outstanding faculty, staff and students.
The Division of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy (DPOP) is committed to excellence in research, education, and service that advances the optimal use of medications with the goal of improving human health. The School of Pharmacy is the oldest of the health sciences academic programs at UNC-Chapel Hill and is the #1 ranked pharmacy school in the United States.

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, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Position Description:

The program manager will help Dr. Carpenter manage logistical aspects of several ongoing research studies, assist with submission of new grant applications, and assist with manuscript and conference abstract submissions. Specific responsibilities include: (1) helping to manage a lab that includes two postdoctoral research associates and three PharmD students; (2) assisting with recruitment and tracking of study participants for two randomized controlled trials; (3) managing financial aspects of on-going projects; (4) assisting with literature reviews, grant and manuscript submissions, and NIH progress reports; (5) managing IRB submissions, renewals, and closures; and (6) creating study meeting agendas and taking minutes. The ideal individual will work well independently, be proactive, and enjoy working with teams of student learners.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in a discipline related to the field assigned and one year of related training or experience; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Essential Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

-Ability to work independently.
-Proficient with the Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and reference management software.
-Previous experience submitting IRB applications.

Preferred Qualifications:

-MPH or similar masters degree.
-Experience with statistical software (SPSS, SAS) and Qualtric.
-Experience managing NIH studies and grant submissions.

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Posted: 1/8/2021
Application Due: 1/22/2021
Work Type: Full Time