The Department of Health Policy and Management at the Johns Hopkins
Bloomberg School of Public Health has an opening for a research
faculty position in clinical trial implementation. This position is
open rank on the non-professorial track. Rank will be commensurate
with qualifications and experience. The successful candidate will
serve as a core member of the Coordinating Center for the Major
Extremity Trauma and Rehabilitation Consortium ( www.metrc.org
), a Department of Defense
funded multi-center collaboration of over 50 civilian and military
trauma centers dedicated to conducting the research needed to
improve outcomes of service members and civilians who sustain major
limb trauma. METRC provides the platform for contributing to the
science of conducting clinical research in a challenging patient
population and treatment environment. The position includes a
combination of administrative and scholarly activities and requires
coordination with investigators and staff from multiple departments
The Research Study Director will manage and coordinate several
multicenter clinical trials supported by METRC. Under the direction
of the METRC Coordinating Center Director and Deputy Director
Director(s), the Research Study Director is responsible for writing
narratives for new grant submissions, developing research
protocols, managing protocol committees, and overseeing site
performance, study enrollment and follow-up, data analysis and
communication of results.
More specifically, the Research Study Director will:
- Function independently and serve as a key contributor to study
development and design for several multicenter studies.
- Lead development of study protocols and data collection forms.
This involves providing oversight and coordination of protocol
committee meetings, piloting data collection, and managing research
staff within the coordinating center to deliver training on study
procedures to research teams at participating clinical
- Manage regulatory approvals, amendments, and annual progress
reports for each study in accordance with local IRB and sponsor IRB
- Design, review, interpret, and integrate data from reports on
enrollment, follow-up, and data quality for assigned studies.
- Participate in the analysis and interpretation of study results
and drafting study reports and papers.
- Provide on-going technical and scientific guidance to the
research staff and participating centers.
- Serve on consortium working groups or committees as
- Attend scientific meetings, conferences and training courses to
enhance job and professional skills.
Applicants for the position should have a Master’s Degree or Ph.D.
with training and experience in the design and conduct of clinical
research. The successful candidate will exhibit potential for a
distinguished record of scholarship in clinical trials
implementation and outcomes research more broadly.
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