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Clinical Research Project Manager - Department of Internal Medicine/Cardiology COM

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Date: Sep 2, 2017

Location: Cincinnati, OH, US

Clinical Research Project Manager


 Department of Internal Medicine- Cardiology


University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine


The University of Cincinnati is a premier, public, urban research university; ranked as one of America’s top 26 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. U.S. News has ranked UC in the Top Tier of America’s Best Colleges. The Chronicle of Higher Education calls UC a “research heavyweight”. Forbes, Delta Sky and Travel + Leisure magazines have named UC one of the most beautiful campuses. #HottestCollegeInAmerica


UC is one of the largest employers in the Cincinnati region, employing over 15,000 full time and part time faculty, staff and student workers. The College of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine- Cardiology, is looking for a Clinical Research Project Manager. This position will support the University’s mission and commitment to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff and all our activities.


Job Summary/Duties: This position will serve as a project director for a key position in a developing industry research partnership. With limited supervision, actively participate, plan, and evaluate multiple, complex and/or multi-faceted research programs for one or more designated departments, programs, or central units. This position will work independently with the senior most hospital, college, and industry scientific and administrative leadership.

Primary Responsibilities:


  • Establish and reinforce a culture of excellence in every aspect of the partnership: written communications, verbal communications, preparation for meetings, meeting timelines, handling of challenging issues. Address any mistakes that arise effectively and rapidly.
  • Accessibility in real-time by research team and industry partner.  Providing good service to the industry partner(s) is critical.  
  • Serve as the project director for the key trials in this partnership(s) throughout all stages of each trial's life cycle (e.g. early planning, start-up, retention, close-out, and database management).  Coordinate the efforts of key research staff, including the research coordinator, grant writer, as well as those of our industry partners.
  • Develop standard operating procedures and all needed documents for each trial and the research partnership.  
  • Initiate and coordinate the hiring of any new staff needed.  Expedite hiring through well-written job descriptions and widespread advertising.
  • Manage the research funding of this project, including the handling of all invoices and accounts.
  • Plan for and prepare all meeting agendas, materials, and presentations.  Virtually all meetings should be accompanied by a well-prepared PowerPoint.  The focus of each meeting should be based on data and timelines when possible.  Follow-up on all action items from these meetings.  


Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in related discipline or equivalent education/experience. 5-10 years of directly relevant experience, preferably in an academic or clinical setting. Prior experience in project management and/or directorship preferred as well as regulatory experience.




The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Vet / Disabled.


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.


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.


REQ: 21347


Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

Job Segment: Cardiac, Clinic, Project Manager, Internal Medicine, Clinical Research, Healthcare, Technology

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