The Parkinson’s Institute and Clinical Center is an internationally recognized non-profit organization dedicated to finding the cause and cure for Parkinson’s disease (PD), as well as providing the best possible treatment for those inflicted with the disease. Our unique freestanding organization is set up to focus fully on understanding and treating PD. We have the resources of a full basic research laboratory, a cadre of collaborative world renowned clinical researchers and epidemiologists, and a comprehensive Movement Disorders Clinic, all under one roof. This organizational model allows a seamless integration of basic research, clinical research, and patient care. We are currently seeking a Director, Clinical Research Program.
The Director of Clinical Research Programs works closely with the CEO and Clinic physicians to provide administrative leadership, strategic planning and operational management to the Clinical Research Program.
Be responsible for the preparation and execution of Clinical Studies; serving as Study Director to support the full life cycle of clinical trials, including the development of protocols, IRB assistance, budget negotiations, study start-up, participant recruitment and audit support. Be the clinical research team expert to provide direction to all project team functions and liaise with PI’s regarding program strategy. Contribute clinical expertise and content to regulatory documents. Hires, trains and provides direct supervision of clinical research staff . Ensures trials are enrolled on time and within budget. Ensures timeliness of site response to sponsor communications, and site monitoring follow-up.
RN or M.D (Board Certified/Eligible in Neurology desirable) or Masters’ degree in scientific field.
Have 5+ years’ experience with a demonstrated understanding of clinical research methodology including study design, protocol writing, and IRB preparation.
Have clinical experience and/or an academic track record within Neurodegenerative Diseases.
Possess strong knowledge of human subject’s protection, GCP and local regulatory requirements.
Must maintain knowledge of current and emerging best practices and regulatory changes. Represent the Institute with administrators, pharmaceutical/medical device companies or government sponsor.
Have ability to manage demanding workflow and competing deadlines.
Proficient in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Be an outstanding communicator and team-player who is committed to fighting Parkinson’s disease.
The mission of the Parkinson's Institute is to find the causes, provide exceptional patient care, and discover and advance new treatments for Parkinson’s disease. A non-profit organization, the Parkinson’s Institute has been researching better treatments and searching for a cure for Parkinson’s disease for over 25 years. We receive grants to fund our research projects from government agencies, inc...luding the National Institutes of health, California Institute for Regenerative Medicine, foundations including the Michael J. Fox Foundation, the Parkinson’s Alliance, the National Parkinson Foundation, and others.