Serves in the senior role for management of research projects including grant writing, literature review, grant submissions, protocol development and implementation, regulatory submissions and adherence, project planning, project tracking and reporting, team management, study finances, data collection and quality control, and dissemination activities including manuscript development and professional presentations. Strong communication skills, both written and oral, are necessary. Responsible for assisting with the development and management of new projects. Secondary responsibilities assisting with new proposals for research and for presentation to patient, community, clinical, and professional audiences.
Works with principal investigator and research team to plan, conduct, and disseminate research.
Conducts literature reviews and manages citation database.
Contributes to grant writing to secure funding for research.
Develops and manages study budgets.
Assists in financial planning and preparing annual departmental budgets, as applicable.
Responsible for all regulatory documents and reporting requirements of studies.
Coordinates and conducts self-audits of studies to ensure regulatory compliance and reports findings to the IRB and Office of Research Compliance.
Develops, implements and manages protocols.
Responsible for leading implementation of a project plan and for overall project management including directing and mentoring the research staff, management of the study team, progress tracking and reporting, quality control, recruitment and enrollment, and research support staff training and management.
Serves as senior manager of all research project-related activities to meet project goals and milestones, based on study design.
Communicates resource needs, issues, project status and milestones met to project team, research investigators and key stakeholders.
Develops and delivers study specific material
Hires, trains and supervises project staff and student interns, as available.
Contributes directly to or trains and oversees staff in primary data collection including biometric assessments, online survey (REDCap), qualitative (interviews, focus groups).
Contributes directly or collaborates with data team conducting quantitative data analysis and qualitative data analysis.
Anticipates problems and implements preventative action.
Handles sensitive project and personnel issues and provides resolution.
Prepares data dictionaries and coordinates data management, data security and implementation of quality control procedures with data team.
With the principal investigator, leads grant application submission and contract request submissions, and contributes to negotiations.
Provides pre and post award project management.
Prepares final reports for sponsors and study manuscripts for publication with review by the principal investigator and study team.
Work is typically performed in an office and/or remote environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. Commitment to multidisciplinary team research and team science is necessary. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.
*Relevant experience may be a combination of related work experience and/or Master's degree obtained (Master's Degree = 2 years relevant experience).
Highly Preferred Qualifications:
Master's degree in Nutrition, Kinesiology, Health Education and Behavior, Population Health, or Public Health
Bachelor's Degree-Healthcare Related Degree (Required)
Minimum of 7 years-Relevant experience* (Required)
Certification(s) and License(s)
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