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Clinical Research Project Manager - Neurology and Rehabilitation Medicine

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Date: May 26, 2019

Location: Cincinnati, OH, US


Department of Neurology and Rehabilitation Medicine

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine


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. Manage, lead, and mentor CR staff.  Ability to serve as principle investigator on select research projects. Duties can span a broad range of activities, or be primarily focused within one or more areas of the clinical research spectrum.


Characteristic Duties:

Study Coordination:

  • Assist in planning, writing and implementing the clinical study’s goals and objectives
  • Independently manage all aspects of research program and clinical studies including education/teaching
  • In conjunction with PI or Director, interpret and apply current research findings in area of clinical specialty
  • In conjunction with PI and Director, report findings in professional journals and local, state, and national conferences
  • Act as a liaison with medical staff, University Departments, ancillary departments and/or satellite facilities
  • Act as a consultant within area of clinical expertise
  • Independently prepare and submit multiple levels of research documentation (i.e. IRB submissions, educational materials, reports, grant renewal reports, and study forms)

Administration and Finance:

  • Act as a resource for faculty and staff regarding contracts/budgets for industry and sponsored research.
  • Serve as an informational and referral resource for the research community. 
  • Maintain currency in field through cross training, continuing education, literature and seminars and implement this knowledge into the department.
  • Work with necessary parties to identify compliance, legal, IP and business/financial risk.
  • Mitigate risk through working with physicians/faculty, divisions, legal and/or other departments
  • Demonstrate the ability to lead, motivate and communicate with others.  Utilize skills to contribute to UC/UCPC strategic planning.
  • Work on budgets and contracts


  • Independently prepare and submit multiple levels of research documentation (i.e. IRB submissions, educational materials, reports, grant renewal reports, and study forms)
  • Maintain records
  • Active on appropriate committees
  • Plans, develops and presents training
  • Active in relevant regional and national forum

Data Entry/Data Management:

·    Develop data management plans

·    Execute data management plans

·    Database design

·    Database creation, testing, and advanced maintenance

·    Assist with creation of case report forms

·    Assist with development of analysis plans

·    Conduct basic analysis and interpret findings

·    Edit abstracts and manuscripts


Personnel/Office Management:

  • Provide direct supervision to exempt and non-exempt staff (i.e. hiring/firing, performance evaluations, disciplinary actions, approve time off, etc.)
  • Related other duties, as assigned


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:   Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in related discipline.  5-10 years of relevant experience, preferably in an academic or clinical setting


Degrees, Licensure, and/or Certification              

Appropriate certification strongly preferred


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Exceptional organizational skills with attention to detail and accuracy, and exceptional oral and written communication skills required.  Significant computer proficiency.  Expert knowledge of related scientific and clinical terminology.


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 / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.


REQ: 37034 


Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

Job Segment: Clinic, Medical Technologist, Neurology, Rehabilitation, Medical, Healthcare

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