Research Program Manager

Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Aug 20, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Emergency Medicine is seeking a full time Research Program Manager. The Research Program Manager will be responsible for the conduct and coordination of a multi-center clinical surveillance program, Centers of Excellence for Influenza Research and Surveillance (CEIRS), including two international surveillance programs, as well as several other studies. Will be responsible for the development, production and distribution of operating procedures, data collection instruments, databases, study materials, correspondences and reports. Will additionally communicate and coordinate all network activities between multiple study sites including preparation, revision, and compliance of IRB protocols, ensure site compliance and coordination with study protocols, oversee both administrative and clinical patient-related activities, and ensure communication and compliance with regulations of funding agency. A portion of the time is spent enrolling patients into clinical studies. Will also develop and manage databases, work with data analyst to conduct intermittent statistical analyses, and develop, prepare, and submit publications and grant and contract proposals.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

In collaboration with PI, Executive Director, and sponsors, participate in the development of study design, data collection tools and standard operating procedures.

  • Serve as main coordinator for all clinical sites including sites in the National Capitol Region, Taiwan and Zambia, and federal collaborators
  • Develop, prepare and submit grant and contract proposals. Prepare project process reports for funding agencies.
  • Enrolls patients into CEIRS-related clinical studies, including screening and identification of emergency department patients, completing informed consent, obtaining appropriate clinical information and specimens, scheduling and completing follow-up visits, and, if necessary, reporting adverse events.
  • Interact daily with investigators, collaborators, and technologists to facilitate a smooth flow for study procedures, and activities. Serve as a liaison with outside collaborators to ensure appropriate implementation of study protocols. Report on protocol progress.
  • Using sound judgment, and in a timely fashion, communicates to the PI, Sr. Research Program Manager and other investigators any problems that may require additional attention and/ or procedure changes to protocols.
  • Provide oversight of budget expenditures and assist with tracking of project expenditures.
  • Develop and implement systems for monitoring, reporting, and quality assurance activities.
  • Oversee but also work collaboratively with 4-6 research coordinators, research assistants and PhD students. Promote and ensure good clinical practice, ensuring adherence to clinical research protocols.
  • Ensure program quality, research fidelity, and adherence to project goals and timelines. Ensure compliance with HIPAA regulations regarding participant privacy and regulations surrounding the conduct of human subject research.
  • Perform statistical analysis for reports, manuscripts, and quality assurance reports
  • Develop and maintain study database. Prepare manuscripts for publication at the level of a first or second author. Demonstrate mastery of electronic manuscript submission to academic journals.

Minimum Qualifications (mandatory):

  • Bachelor’s degree in related discipline required.
  • Minimum of 5 years related. Demonstrated supervisory or lead responsibilities required.
  • Additional graduate education may substitute for the required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU Equivalency Formula**
  • Demonstrated supervisory or lead responsibilities required.
  • Experience working with human subjects required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Related Master’s degree preferred.

Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Experience in health science research, data management and analysis.
  • Experience in grant reporting and research writing.
  • Excellent communication skills necessary along with demonstrated self-management.
  • Sound decision making skills and excellent problem solving skills required.
  • Must be autonomous, with a high level of independence.

Any Specific Physical Requirements for the Job:

  • This position requires the candidate to meet a flexible schedule, with the ability to work some nights and weekends per study requirements, along with the ability to meet short deadlines and to travel domestically and internationally.

Supervisory Responsibility:

  • 4-8 Research Coordinators, Research Assistants, PhD Students.

**JHU Equivalency Formula:30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.

Classified Title:Research Program Manager
Working Title: Research Program Manager ​​​​​
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MD
Starting Salary Range:$52,495-$72,210
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: Monday-Friday/8:00am-4:30pm/37.5 hours
Exempt Status: Exempt
Location: 02-MD:Mount Washington Campus
Department name: 10002848-SOM Em Med Research
Personnel area: School of Medicine

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office atjhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

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The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.

EEO is the Law
Learn more:
https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf
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