Department Name: 7H024:MCC - CLINICAL RESEARCH ORG
The Research Development Director, directs the IIT Office, oversees development, activation and successful completion of all Markey Cancer Center institutionally funded interventional clinical trials (IITs).
Responsibilities: Extensive expertise in scientific review, study design and MCC trials portfolio, patient population, accrual trends and current cancer therapeutics.
Manage internal funding for IITs; identify grant funding opportunities for MCC clinical investigators and facilitate grants submission; mentors faculty investigators and staff in trials development and conduct.
Hire/train/supervise a new team of project managers, who support the lifecycle of MCC’s internally funded clinical trials; streamline process of IIT protocols within MCC & UKHC system; oversee IIT Office team in coordination of ongoing study logistics/approvals and completion of benchmarks for IITs.
Oversee verification of adherence to Markey’s IITs to institutional, industry and NIH/FDA federal standards for cancer clinical trials.
IEBC – Internal Employee Being Considered
Microsoft Office Suite, Excellent oral and written communication.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Required Related Experience:
Required License/Registration/Certification :
PhD preferred, Clinical Research or Health Sciences with experience in protocol writing and clinical research highly preferred. Cancer research, supervisory experience and experience in grant writing/submission and oversight/management of research budgets preferred. OnCore preferred. SoCRA or ACRP Certification preferred.
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