Research Program Manager

Job description

Position Type:

Permanent Staff (EHRA NF)


Biostatistics - CSCC-462002

Working Title:

Research Program Manager

Appointment Type:

EHRA Non-Faculty Research

Position Posting Category:

Research Professionals

Salary Range:

$85,000 - $116,000

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Full-Time Permanent

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Position Summary:

The project management function includes directing the activities of one or two large multi-dimensional project teams that interface with investigators around the country, and with overseeing the day-to-day operational aspects of clinical research projects at the CSCC. The Project Manager is responsible for planning and overseeing project work so that contracted deliverables such as data management systems, site training and monitoring visits, Data and Safety Monitoring Board reports, study management reports, database closures, scientific manuscripts, and production of limited access data sets are delivered on schedule. The role also involves collaborating with researchers on protocol and case report form (CRF) development, supporting the project primary investigator (PI) in managing budgets and regulatory applications (e.g., Institutional Review Board, Investigational New Drug). The Project Manager oversees development of subcontracts (e.g., sites, scientific reading centers, Labs, cores, vendors, and other service providers), and ensures timely payments.

Educational Requirements:

Master’s Degree in Public Health, biostatistics, epidemiology, or related field.

Qualifications and Experience:


-Seven years of clinical or public health research experience, including five years of managing clinical research staff, and five years of project management experience or equivalent combination of education training and experience.
-In depth knowledge and skill in applying applicable clinical research regulatory requirements, good clinical practice (GCP), and International Conference on Harmonization (ICH) guidelines.
-Demonstrated ability to gain in depth therapeutic and protocol knowledge.
-Excellent written and oral communication skills, strong interpersonal and organizational problem-solving skills.
-Effective team leadership, mentoring, training, customer-service and negotiating skills. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers, and clients.
-Ability to manage competing priorities, including adeptness at time management.
-Strong software and computer skills.


-Experience working as a senior statistician and as a project manager on either a large clinical trial or longitudinal multi-site studies or both, and preferably in a large Coordinating Center setting.

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.

Inclusive Excellence is a core value at the Gillings School of Global Public Health. We expect our faculty and staff to actively contribute to fostering an academic workplace climate that is welcoming and supportive for all.

Special Instructions:

Please indicate in your cover letter how you might contribute to an inclusive climate at Gillings.




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Posted: 6/10/2021
Application Due: 9/8/2021
Work Type: Full Time