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Project Manager, Research

University of Miami
Miami, FL

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Job location: Miami, FL

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-08-30
Req: R100050501
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Transforming Lives

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.

The Project Manager, Research Support will oversee day-to-day operations of the Neuromuscular Division research studies. A major focus of this work will be implementation of regulatory/compliance procedures and administrative oversight of the research portfolio. The PM will work across multiple projects, providing guidance on regulatory, financial, HRPP, personnel matters and will assist with tracking research outcomes and publications. Other duties may be assigned.

• Oversight of research portfolio, ensuring that research protocols are executed appropriately
• Manage financial and material resources of the research portfolio to ensure success completion of goals and objectives
• Attend study meetings to represent the research unit and grow in knowledge of data quality and the federal regulations governing clinical research.
• Prepare IRB submissions
• Develop research instruments (protocol specific source documentation, lab forms, and template notes) necessary for study execution if needed Oversee internal and external processes related to each study’s deliverables in accordance with the associated grant and/or contract expectations, timelines, and terms
• Establishes and updates timelines and processes to guide implementation of protocols
• Maintain databases of deliverables and reporting requirements for all active research projects, proposal-related documents/information (biosketches, SOPs, facilities, etc.)
• Meet regularly with principal investigator(s), and protocol team leaders to review patient participation, data accuracy and overall project progress
• Control quality of source documentation and research integrity
• Detect and help solve logistical, technical and patient related problems as they pertain to protocol participation.
• Coordinate laboratory specimen processing and handling with appropriate lab supervisors.
• Act as liaison between the Neuromuscular Division and other departments/centers/institutes as necessary for protocol implementation and execution
• Manages research databases and follows data management plans.
• Participates in internal study reviews and assures compliance with outside monitoring
• Responsible for up-to-date knowledge of UM systems associated with research management
• Work closely with PI and Administrator in performing activities associated with a grant close-out (i.e., accounting, final reports, record archive, web site closure)
• Provides timely financial and research reports to the PI/Administrator.
• Assist with coordination of specific research studies as needed.
• Meet with, and coordinate activities related to industry-sponsored clinical trials

Preferred Qualifications:
Doctorate degree or a Master's degree from an accredited institution with clinical research experience.
Clinical Research Coordinator (or similar) certification.
Grants management experience.
Demonstrates excellent problem-solving skills and critical analyses abilities
Project management skills.
Strong research background with publication experience.
Must have excellent people skills.
Willing to work in a highly collaborative environment.
Must be very adoptable and change projects instantaneously.
Ability to write reports.

Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience and/or certifications may be considered.

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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