JOB OVERVIEW Under the direction of the REI Division Chief and Division Administrator, the Clinical Research Supervisor will independently coordinate and is accountable for the overall administration and regulatory compliance of a portfolio of approximately 24 active clinical protocols including investigator initiated, industry and federally-sponsored clinical trials and tissue banks, typically requiring advanced-level knowledge and skills.
The fundamental requirements of this position includes research operations management, clinical trials/longitudinal studies management, some budgetary management/oversight, and HR/risk management/administrative responsibilities. The Clinical Research Supervisor will ensure timely protocol development, completion of study start-up, clinical trial management, data management and integrity, regulatory compliance and achieving patient enrollment goals. S/he will directly supervise, provide leadership to and supervise lower-level clinical research coordinators (approximately four) and/or other support personnel to assure compliance with the Code of Federal Regulations and the ICH Guidance on Good Clinical (Research) Practice, as well as UCSF Institutional policies.
The position is responsible for, and critically important to the overall operational management of clinical research activities. It has direct responsibility for implementing a diverse portfolio of research activities which may include multicenter clinical trials (both NIH and industry-sponsored), local investigator-initiated clinical trials, and/or programmatic clinical research activities. The position may perform expert and efficient integration of multiple complex programmatic activities, applying a sophisticated medical knowledge base, substantial leadership skills, effectively working with a variety of people and organizations at UCSF (clinicians, investigators, clinical staff, administration, Committee on Human Research (CHR), human resources, contracts and grants) and elsewhere (industry sponsors, coordinating centers, FDA, NIH), exhibiting an in-depth knowledge of specific programs.
OBSTETRICS, GYNECOLOGY & REPRODUCTIVE SCIENCE The Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences (Ob/Gyn & RS) is a major academic Department in the School of Medicine, engaged in clinical, research, and training activities at the Parnassus, Mt. Zion and San Francisco General Hospital campuses, as well as satellite locations throughout the Bay Area, with an annual operating budget of $77.2 million and the new Betty Irene Moore Women’s Hospital at Mission Bay. The OBGYN Department has 102 full-time faculty, 136 other academic appointees, 39 post-doctoral fellows, 20 clinical fellows, 36 residents, 136 voluntary clinical faculty, and 266 staff. The mission of the UCSF Department of OBGYN & Reproductive Sciences is to improve the lives and health of all women through excellence, innovation and leadership in Patient Care, Scientific Discovery, Education, Advocacy. “Leading the way in women’s health.”
ABOUT UCSF The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.
* Bachelor's degree in related area * Three to five years of relevant experience including supervisory responsibilities (recruiting, interviewing, coaching, mentoring, evaluating performance, developing) and/or sufficient experience and demonstrated skills to successfully perform the assigned duties and responsibilities * Broad knowledge of clinical or laboratory research and clinical research philosophy. Demonstrated ability to translate clinical research philosophy into business best practices in a trial setting * Demonstrated project management skills. Ability to effectively manage multiple priorities, prioritize projects and meet the demands of a fast-paced and dynamic work environment. Adaptable to quickly changing priorities * Demonstrated experience managing people with a wide range of educational backgrounds and skills * Demonstrated management and conflict resolution skills to effectively lead and motivate others. Demonstrated experience in training others in the field of research * Ability to perform all commonly applicable functions in word processing and spreadsheet software. Ability to effectively use campus' clinical information and documentation application programs. Proven ability utilizing clinical trial management systems * Demonstrates good problem-solving and analytical skills. Creatively addresses complex or new problems * Strong communicator; includes verbal and written, active listening, critical thinking, persuasiveness, advising and counseling skills. Clear and concise communicator. Ability to influence and negotiate * Excellent interpersonal skills, including but not limited to: problem-solving, teamwork development, leadership, mentorship. Interpersonal skills to effectively motivate others. Works well with others to achieve common goals. Ability to cultivate relationships with multiple stakeholders at various levels of administration * Skills to work collaboratively with other cross-functional teams. Ability to interface and collaborate with other members of an extended study team. Ability to influence / persuade. Proven ability to effectively coordinate and integrate programs with others in division, department, and organization
Note: Physical/health screening, fingerprinting and background check required. Effective March 13, 2017, all final candidate(s) for employment are required to undergo a background check.
* Advanced degree * Clinical Trial Professional certification from a professional society within one year in position
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