This Research Project Manager position is responsible for managing outreach efforts, communication channels, meeting scheduling, publication compliance (NIH), authorship records, and seminar series for a consortium of 800+ researchers located in 20+ countries worldwide. In addition, this position entails the management of multiple projects within Sullivan Lab. The preferred candidate will assist with all aspects of the projects including tracking budgets and schedules for clinical and data analysis studies, communicating effectively with all project stakeholders to determine and manage stakeholder expectations and needs, project planning, tracking milestones and deliverables and ensuring that these are met, assisting with IRB applications and renewals, creating study recruitment materials, grant reporting and administration, coordinating the process of obtaining MTAs, DTAs, and contracts from academic, private foundation and industry collaborators
Education and Experience:
Experience with with IRBIS, Connect Carolina, and other UNC systems and policies, NIH grant reporting, and publication compliance is required. Must have ability to manage team of academic researchers remotely. Must have excellent communication, organizational, interpersonal, and teamwork skills, strong attention to detail, and ability to work independently.
The preferred applicant will be a detail-oriented, self-motivated individual who is able to work very independently and who demonstrates very strong verbal and written communication skills. The preferred applicant will have an interest in building and managing effective teams and in obtaining and in-depth understanding of the skills required for managing multiple facets of genomics research projects. The preferred applicant will have experience in remotely managing teams of scientific researchers in the context of grant-funded health research. The preferred applicant will have experience managing clinical research projects with teams that include study staff and academic researchers, experience managing widely dispersed international team, and knowledge of and training in GCP and other federal regulations related to clinical research and clinical data management.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
Internal Number: 164101
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