This position will remain open until a successful candidate has been identified.
UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 08/19/19 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.
Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 08/28/19. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
The UCSD Moores Cancer Center (MCC) is one of only 40 National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the United States. This designation is reserved for cancer centers with the highest achievements in cancer research, clinical care, education, and community contributions. Moores Cancer Center strives to stay at the forefront of emerging cancer research in a patient centric environment.
Principal Investigators (PIs) in the MCC conduct clinical trials to test new treatments for people affected by cancer. The goal is to find better ways to prevent cancer, treat cancer, and care for cancer patients. The Genitourinary (GU) disease team at the MCC aims to expand the opportunities for advanced therapeutic studies to be written, opened, and maintained, and to increase the number of cancer patients enrolled phase 1 genomically-driven trials. The focus of the research is cancer symptom intervention studies with an emphasis on novel drug development.
The Genitourinary Project Manager independently oversees and manages research protocols for the GU team in the Clinical Trials Office. Coordinate and oversee research start-up procedures, implementation, recruitment, screening, enrollment, and maintenance of subjects. Create informational and recruitment materials and act as a liaison with other UCSD departments and community clinics/agencies for the purpose of implementation of studies.
The GU Project Manager will work closely with Principal Investigators to analyze scientific data and propose new related clinical protocols. The incumbent will oversee the development of new clinical protocols, provide work direction and supervision to clinical operations staff. Manage all aspects of GU team Clinical Research Operations including clinical trial implementation and execution, quality and compliance, and strategic planning and project management. The GU Project Manager will coordinate multiple GU clinical trials at various stages of development, implementation, and close out.
They will manage the clinical research activities for five Thoracic physicians and supporting research staff working at various UCSD locations, serve as the project director of each protocol, and build a collaborative research team focused on the efficient performance of clinical trials. Assure compliance with state and federal regulatory guidelines. Oversee the quality of the medical and clinical research data. Provide direction to the GU team and guidance to investigators. Provide education and information to the general public concerning the ongoing clinical trials. Independently create original documents and policies for the GU team. Work closely with federal and state regulatory officials. Prepare, analyze, and negotiate GU Clinical Trials budgets in assigned disease areas.
Make important original contributions and innovative ideas pertaining to the strategies and methodologies used in preparing complex scientific clinical research studies. Organize, analyze and interpret complex, medical, scientific and/or technical data and contribute substantively in the development of scientific writing of protocols as well as proposals, including participation in GU Clinical Research, methods, research design, measurement, intervention and analysis. Additional responsibilities include management and prioritization of queries from Industry, MCC Administration, and from individual PIs. Responsible for protocol development and management of phase I, II, and III clinical trials in patients with advanced illness. Participate in research grant opportunities and draft grant proposals as required.
A Bachelor's Degree in related area.
Minimum of three (3) years of relevant experience.
Proven skills in employee supervision and HR administration. Demonstrated experience in training others, particularly in the field of research.
Strong experience in Clinical Trials and Clinical Trials Program Management. Hands-on experience with Industry sponsored trials, cooperative group trials, and/or investigator initiated trials.
Proven experience managing project budgets including monitoring expenses, creating and analyzing projections, auditing fiscal reports, and providing status reports.
Knowledge of accounting as applied to both University and Medical Ce
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