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Clinical Research Manager, Division of Cardiovascular Health and Disease, College of Medicine

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Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation’s best urban public research universities. Home to more than 47,000 students, 10,500 faculty and staff and 330,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.”


With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, eight straight years of record enrollment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 athletic conference, UC’s momentum has never been stronger. UC’s annual budget tops $1.6 billion and its endowment totals $1.9 billion.


Job Overview

The Division of Cardiovascular Health and Disease is recruiting a full time Clinical Research Manager to help increase the number and scientific importance of conducted research studies within the division. A focus will be on maintained research areas aligned with UC's role as a quaternary care system: management of end-stage heart failure and transplant, new electrophysiologic devices and ablation techniques, and advanced interventional devices for valve disease and coronary conditions. This position will also provide better centralized services, support and guidance to division faculty as well as improve the operational and financial performance of the division's research program.

Essential Functions

  • Oversee the implementation of clinical research studies, including adherence to SOPs, Good Clinical Practice, and FDA regulations as applicable.  Work on contracts. Assist leadership in developing strategic planning goals and initiatives for clinical research. Contribute to protocol design and logistics. Work with study sponsors, IRB, and other regulatory offices as needed.
  • Interact on a daily basis with the director, research staff, and principal investigator to ensure all protocol requirements are met.
  • Liaise and work efficiently in collaboration with the director and with other departments at the university to ensure adequate financial accounting regarding clinical research projects, including budget development and reconciliation.
  • Provide daily management/supervision to the clinical research staff to promote maximum enrollment, safe participation and exemplary conduct, and generation of accurate and complete data of the clinical research activities.
  • Serve as an informational and referral resource for the research community. 
  • Continually evaluate research processes for compliance and efficiency within the department and the university and contribute ideas for improvement.
  • Mitigate risk through working with physicians/faculty, divisions, legal and/or other departments. Work with necessary parties to identify compliance, legal, IP and business/financial risk.
  • May serve as Principal Investigator on select research projects. 
  • May provide direct and/or indirect supervision to exempt and non-exempt staff (i.e., hiring/firing, performance evaluations, disciplinary action, approve time off, etc.). 
  • Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.

Required Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Nine (9) years of relevant work experience and/or other specialized training can be used in lieu of education requirement.

Required Experience

Five (5) years related experience.

Additional Qualifications Considered

  • Experience in an academic or clinical setting in the area of clinical specialization.
  • SoCRA or ACRP certification.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

  • Sitting - Continuously


Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.


The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.


REQ: 86221 


Clinical Research Manager, Division of Cardiovascular Health and Disease, College of Medicine

Date:  Sep 30, 2022

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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