Special Notice for COVID-19
The UMN has suspended hiring for most positions. However, we will continue hiring for positions critical to the University's mission and operations at this time. Applications are being accepted for this position and you are encouraged to apply. In-person interviews are suspended indefinitely and will be replaced by interviews in a virtual format. Thank you for your continued interest in working at the University of Minnesota.
All required qualifications must be documented on application materials
BA/BS plus at least 5 years of experience or advanced degree plus 3 years of experience or a combination of related education and work experience to equal 9 years
Demonstrated ability to adhere to Good Clinical Practice (GCP), FDA Regulations, HIPAA
Previous experience with direct patient contact
Excellent critical thinking, problem solving, and decision making skills
Excellent written and verbal communication
Understanding of University research infrastructure, services, and resources
Demonstrated ability to adhere to university policy and procedures, particularly relating to human subjects and secure study files
About the Job
Research Project Manager will serve as a strong operational dyad partner to the Vice Chair of Development (VCD) for the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at the UMMC campus. They will have oversight and leadership of the clinical research activities at the UMMC campus in conjunction with the VCD including budgetary management, guide and supervise a research staff of 3.0 FTE on operational duties from studies to manuscripts. Provide knowledge and help as needed around clinical research.
Operational Management 40%
Create guidelines and policies to provide structure to research functions in collaboration with Chairperson.
In collaboration with the Chairperson, enforce compliance of policies and guidelines within department.
Oversees operational processes and identifies and implements process improvement as needed.
Manage workloads of research staff for appropriate staffing levels.
Assessing and analyzing research budget to minimize expense and optimize utilization.
Supervision of the clinical research team at UMMC including regular scheduled meetings, goal setting, annual reviews and performance issues.
Research Project Management 35%
Oversight of clinical research studies in conjunction with the study coordinator.
Management of day-to-day relationships with PI’s and coordinators of clinical research studies.
Work with clinical research coordinators to track time for studies.
Management of study subject enrollment and reporting out quarterly to the Chairperson and Department Head.
Oversight of clinical research budgets for management and accuracy.
Collaborate with research entities within the University as needed, deciding when to purchase support from the University vs utilizing department resources.
Research Strategy and Planning 25%
Networking and leveraging ISO's/UMN-centric services and PI's as department representative including seeking out new resources and collaborative opportunities.
Collaborate with the education research team on requests for assistance of research staff help.
Educate department on opportunities/resources.
In collaboration of the Chairperson, maintain quarterly research newsletter and tool kit.
Participation with Chairperson on strategy plans around clinical research.
About the Department
To learn more about the Department of Orthopedic Surgery, please vist https://med.umn.edu/ortho.
How To Apply
Applications must be submitted online. To be considered for this position, please click the Apply button and follow the instructions. You will be given the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach a cover letter and resume.
Additional documents may be attached after application by accessing your "My Job Applications" page and uploading documents in the "My Cover Letters and Attachments" section.
To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail [email protected]
or call (612) 624-UOHR (8647).
The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.
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Background Check Information
Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment.
About the U of M
The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC)
The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC), is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation's most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations.