Job description

University of California Irvine


Updated: Dec 13, 2020
Location: UC Irvine Campus
Job Type:

Job Opening ID: 12910

Reports To: CLIN RSCH MGR 1

Working Title: Clinical Research Supervisor

Department: UCI Center for Clinical Research

Bargaining Unit: 99

FLSA: Exempt

Payroll Job Code: 009548

Job Location: UCI Campus- Irvine

Percent of Time: 100%

Work Schedule: 8-5, M-F

Employee Class: Career

Position Summary:

The UCI Center for Clinical Research is driven to improve the health and wellness of people in Orange County and the world by providing life-saving clinical trials designed to strengthen and accelerate the pathway of discovery from the medical laboratory to the clinic. Built as an excellent clinical research program designed to serve our patients, community, investigators and partners with a high level of efficiency, integrity and quality. With hundreds of clinicians and researchers dedicated to innovating, accelerating, growing and inspiring new ways to address and treat disease. Their expertise gives us an edge in treatments and trials related to a full spectrum of conditions. Our devoted team of nationally regarded physicians and nurses, researchers and clinicians, educators and students are all united by a single calling - to improve the lives of the people in our community and beyond. We are unique in our ability to provide the most compassionate healthcare and research because we are driven by our passion for innovation, grounded in the best medical and scientific knowledge available.

Under the general direction of the Director of Clinical Research Operations in the School of Medicine - Center for Clinical Research (CCR), The Clinical Research Supervisor (CRS) is responsible for all clinical research matters in fulfilling the mission of CCR under the University Of California Irvine School Of Medicine and the overall UC Irvine Health enterprise. Provides high-level analytical support for strategic initiatives for the regulatory operations and implementations of CCR's clinical trial portfolio.

Compensation Range:

$62,400.00 - $95,000.00

Department Website:


5 - 7 years of experience with BA/BS or equivalent years of relevant experience in an academic and/or research environment. Bachelor's degree in related area. Advanced degree and SoCRA/ACRP certification preferred.

Clinical Trial Professional certification from a professional society within one year in position.

Demonstrated experience working within the guidelines of a national programmatic structure with strict policies and parameters. Ability to effectively manage multiple priorities, prioritize projects and meet the demands of a fast-paced and dynamic work environment. Adaptable to quickly changing priorities. Demonstrated skills in employee supervision and HR administration. Demonstrated experience in training others, particularly in the field of research. Critical thinking skills to evaluate issues and identify a potential solution. Clear and concise communicator; good verbal and written communication skills. Good interpersonal skills, including but not limited to: problem-solving, teamwork development, leadership, mentorship. Interpersonal skills to effectively motivate others. Works well with others to achieve common goals. Ability to cultivate relationships with multiple stakeholders at various levels of administration. Effective oral and written communication skills with technical writing skills sufficient to compose a variety of scientific documents, reports, budgets and justifications which are clear, concise, logical and display syntax and grammar. Working knowledge of clinical protocol design, content and categories for inclusion in a final document. Ability to maintain strict confidentiality and to act and interact on sensitive issues with tact and diplomacy. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with external sponsors, colleagues, faculty and staff. Excellent interpersonal, organizational and time management skills. Ability to work both independently and as part of team. Ability to take initiative and demonstrate strong commitment to duties. Ability to act independently with demonstrated problem-solving skills, multi-task and to follow through on assignments with minimal direction. Ability to accept equivocal circumstances and take action where answers to a problem are not readily apparent. Ability to analyze complex problems involving long-range planning including sources for information and data, and summarizing information into a logical format for presentation. Organizational skills to establish effective workload priorities to facilitate multiple programmatic functions such as clinical, research, and administrative. Skill in performing a variety of duties, often changing from one to another with frequent interruptions. Skill in composing letters, preparing documents, and facilitating the production of materials. Extensive experience with clinical research and data collection methods. Ability to work within a deadline-driven structure. Experience in maintaining flexibility and adaptability while supervising and implementing institutional change. Willingness to work as a supportive, cooperative member of an interdisciplinary team. Foster and promote a positive attitude and professional appearance. Expertise with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint). Access to transportation to off-site research locations. Travel to Irvine campus and satellite work sites as needed.


Advanced degree preferred.

Final candidate subject to background check. As a federal contractor, UC Irvine is required to use E-Verify to confirm the work status of individuals assigned to perform substantial work under certain federal contracts/subcontracts.

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact Human Resources at (949) 824-0500.

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Job No:
Posted: 2/19/2021
Application Due: 2/26/2021
Work Type: Full Time