1) The University of Chicago â“ Section of Hospital Medicineâ™s Comprehensive Care Program is seeking an experienced Social Science Research Manager to join our team.
2) The position will directly oversee the CCP/C4P research infrastructure, including a team of Research Coordinators and Research Assistants.
3) This individual will also oversee study protocols, quality improvement initiatives, related data management/analysis.
4) Manage and provide oversight to around four research coordinators and 15-20 Research Assistants and AmeriCorps members. This includes hiring and training research coordinators on their assigned projects, managing schedules and timecards, addressing their questions and/or concerns, ensuring they have the resources and tools they need to conduct the research activities on a daily basis, and assigning projects
5) Partner with UChicago career services to hire undergraduate and masters level students looking for research exposure.
6) Work closely with Dr. Meltzer, CCP staff and internal partners that are critical to the success of the research projects, including maintaining an active relationship with CCP technical staff and clinical staff.
7) The Social Science Research Manager will work with the informatics team and data programmers to design and manage database to streamline research operations.
8) Manage relationships with internal and external clinical staff to manage research operations on the ground at UCM.
9) Team with UCM faculty to build research partnerships and share research infrastructure.
10) Lead research operations management projects such as managing budgets to ensure funding of all research activities and personnel, managing Institutional Review Board (IRB) submissions, managing research protocols and creating databases through REDCap.
11) Take part in social science research design and analysis, completing such tasks as: developing research participant screening tools, leading data cleaning initiatives and/or data quality improvement processes, which might include managing and designing operational work flows.
12) Validate and document CCP research documents, research processes/methods and maintain csv files for programmers and informatics teams.
13) Leverage technical skills to conduct data analysis and evaluation of federal and privately funded health services research projects including observational studies and randomized control trials as well as qualitative research.
14) Work with various types of social science data sets including claims, survey and administrative data to assess health outcomes and cost reduction of vulnerable/high risk Medicare patients.
15) Prepare statistics and measures for CCP/C4P studies and produce reports and presentations as needed for funders and diverse audiences.
16) Create meaningful data visualizations including charts, infographics, and other visual data elements to effectively highlight findings.
17) Work closely with the Director of Operations and Business Development to support key program operations initiatives for CCP/C4P.
1) Ability to develop a program and a team.
2) Excellent time management skills and ability to work independently.
3) Ability to develop research program and work strategically with Principal Investigator(s).
4) Ability to lead robust operational and financial analysis of study(ies) and/or program performance.
5) Ability to read and understand clinical trials protocols.
6) Knowledge of regulatory policies and procedures.
7) Strong analytical skills.
8) Knowledge of grant and contract administration.
9) Familiarity with medical and scientific terminology.
10) Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
11) Excellent project management and organizational skills.
12) Excellent people management skills.
13) Proficient in basic data analytics; experience with data programming and program evaluation a plus (Stata, R, etc.)
14) Proficiency with data management tools (REDCap).
15) Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite
16) Demonstrated knowledge of Good Clinical Practices.
1) Bachelor's degree in Public Policy, Economics or Statistics
1) 3 years of relevant work experience
2) Experience working in a research or non-profit environment
3) Health care or academic medical center experience
2) Cover letter
Note: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application
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