The Evaluation Sciences Unit in Stanford University Department of Medicine, Division of Primary Care and Population Health, seeks to improve the delivery of healthcare through rigorous, embedded evaluation and research. We are seeking an enthusiastic Social Science Research Professional 2 to provide strong project management for 3-6 clinical evaluation projects. This position will independently manage 3 varying-sized clinical evaluation studies in the first year, increasing to as many as 6 in the 2nd year. Clinical context will vary broadly and will include both inpatient and outpatient clinical teams.
A master's degree in public health, epidemiology or related field plus 3 years or more experience in clinical research is preferred. Excellent communication, organization, and leadership skills. Project management certification a plus. Positive attitude and ability to develop positive relationships with broad stakeholders.
Provide project management and leadership for 3-6 clinical evaluation projects. Develop and maintain documentation for projects that allow monitoring of tasks, timelines, and accountability.
Develop the agenda for and lead regular team meetings for multiple projects to ensure timelines and tasks are completed on time. Prepare and approve meeting minutes.
Develop project schedules, targets, measurements, and accountabilities.
Prepare and present quarterly reports to study teams and annual reports to study sponsors and maintain a log of all interim and final analyses, reports and presentations.
Formally supervise, train, and/or mentor new staff or students, as assigned, potentially including hiring, preparing or assisting with the preparation of performance evaluations, and performing related duties, in addition to instruction on project work.
Oversee and track invoicing for non-staff related services, e.g., transcription.
Serve as primary contact with IRB including preparing and updating all IRB submissions.
Assist or lead developing abstracts and presentations for conferences/workshops
Assist or lead manuscript preparation and submission
*- Other duties may also be assigned DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Master's degree in public health, epidemiology, or similar; 3 years or more experience with health services research. Project management certification.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):
Bachelor of Arts degree in an applicable social science related field and two years applicable experience, or combination of education and experience in an applicable social science.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):
Comprehensive understanding of scientific theory and methods.
General computer skills and ability to quickly learn and master computer programs.
Strong analytical skills and excellent judgment.
Ability to work under deadlines with general guidance.
Excellent organizational skills and demonstrated ability to complete detailed work accurately.
Demonstrated oral and written communication skills.
Ability to work with human study participants.
Developing supervisory skills.
CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES:
Project management certification a plus.
Frequently perform desk-based computer tasks, grasp lightly/fine manipulation, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.
Occasionally stand/walk, sit, use a telephone, writing by hand, and sort/file paperwork or parts.
Add or subtract physical requirements based on the requirements of your specific job. (remove this statement for posting)
*- Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
May be required to work non-standard, extended or weekend hours in support of research work.
Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors bases on training and lessons learned.
Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.
Location: School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United States Schedule: Classification Level:
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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