Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
This position is in the Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine at the University of Minnesota. The Division of General Internal Medicine has developed an outstanding cohort of clinicians, teachers, and young educational leaders. The division is united in the mission of patient care and has enthusiastically accepted and embraced teaching and educational leadership roles. The majority of faculty members are clinical scholars whose academic activities involve scholarship related to clinical and educational activities.
Project focus: The most immediate need is for project management of a multi-site trial described below, which will occupy about 2 years of time. Dr. Bramante also engages in other research, and in time there may be need for help on another project, if time allows.
The candidate for this research project manager will have responsibility for coordinating the participant enrollment and data collection of a large, multisite randomized controlled trial. The trial is completely remote, requiring no in-person contact for participants.
Typical Duties: 75% - Research Coordination ï‚· Assist PIs with research, coordination, administration, planning and implementation of study; ï‚· Coordinate and monitor data collection activities; ï‚· Anticipate and resolve problems; ï‚· Applicant will participate in all phases of research; ï‚· Work as part of a team of 3 other researchers on the study ï‚· Target and meet specific study recruitment goals; ï‚· Prepare REDCAP electronic data forms; ï‚· Prepare reports regarding study progress for the study team; ï‚· Organize investigator team meetings; ï‚· Coordinate UMN and other site study activities; ï‚· Coordinate IRB communications
12.5% - Interface with the CTSI team who is helping with ct.gov account; ï‚· Assist with preparation of progress reports for funders; ï‚· Assist with administration of informed consent as schedule demands; ï‚· Assist with data entry as schedule demands; ï‚· Assist with preparation on presentation and publications of research findings;
12.5% - Support PIs’ interactions with departmental accountant to ensure fiscal reporting and budgetary management of project; ï‚· Promptly contact the PIs for potentially serious adverse events; ï‚· Ensure compliance with human subjects, HIPAA, participant consent, and study personnel training requirements and other regulations.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS All required qualifications must be documented on application materials. 1. Clinical research experience: protocol implementation, coordinate subject visits, consent and enroll subjects 2. Bachelor's degree, plus at least 2 years of related experience or a similar combination of education and experience to total 6 years. 3. Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and experience with REDCap. 4. Experience following IRB/HIPAA guidelines. 5. Ability to read and communicate in English. 6. Excellent organization skills with attention to detail. 7. Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills. 8. Able to work independently. 9. Proven track record of reliability.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Be available to work variable hours, including some early evening and occasional weekends. 2. Experience in an academic medicine setting. 3. Regulatory experience in IND and Certificate of Confidentiality applications.
Internal Number: 340520
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