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Clinical Research Project Manager, Department of Neurology & Rehabilitation, Stroke

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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

As the StrokeNet National Clinical Coordinating Center (NCC) Project Manager of this NIH-funded study, FASTEST, the candidate will facilitate the coordination of a global multicenter, randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blinded, Phase 3 study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of a recombinant factor VIIa in patients with intracerebral hemorrhage.  This trial is trying to identify the first medical treatment for intracerebral hemorrhage by stopping bleeding in the brain. There will be a total of approximately 100 US sites and international sites. The appropriate candidate will have extensive clinical trial coordination experience. 

Essential Functions

  • S/he will work closely with NIH StrokeNet national leadership from the clinical and data management centers and share responsibilities for site management of the StrokeNet performance sites in the US.
  • S/he, along with two other Project Managers for the FASTEST trial, will assist the Trial Contact PI at the University of Cincinnati in broad oversight of all administrative aspects of the trial such as communication with the single Institutional Review Board, and the NCC Contracts Team and the NDMC.
  • Specific jobs will include coordination of site EFIC (exception from informed consent) activities working with the regulatory group at the NCC; the coordination and delivery of site protocol training for trial specific procedures; collaboration on the development of related educational materials; facilitation of scheduling and leading site readiness calls; helping with planning national investigators’ meetings; contributing to the ongoing monitoring of recruitment and retention, reporting regulatory requirements to the FDA and posting trial development on clinical, and assisting with other ongoing communication with sites including newsletters and webinars,
  • S/he will also share responsibility for maintenance of the trial manual of procedures and work with the data management center to implement the safety monitoring tasks of the study.

Required Education

Bachelor’s Degree

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: 85802 


Clinical Research Project Manager, Department of Neurology & Rehabilitation, Stroke

Date:  Jul 27, 2022

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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