Clinical Research Project Manager II

Philadelphia, PA, US, 19146

Job Type: 

Req ID: 26351

Shift: Days

Employment Status: AP - Active - Regular - Part Time 

Job Summary

Dr. Allison Curry, PhD, MPH, Director of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the CHOP Center for Injury Research and Prevention (CIRP) and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, is seeking a talented and strongly self-motivated individual to join her research team as a Project Manager. The Project Manager will be responsible for managing the activities of several NIH-funded research projects related to teen driving and child passenger safety. This includes managing the day to day operations of the projects, supervising all policies, procedures, and protocols, and working closely with the PI and other investigators to make key strategic decisions.  He/She will oversee study activities and will be responsible for supervising coordinators, research assistants and students that work on all components of the projects. He/She will be responsible for making randomization assignments to study participants and will assist in the development of study manuscripts.


Position contingent upon grant funding.


Job Responsibilities

The Project Manager will be responsible for the following:


  • Manages project activities
  • Manage the day to day operations of the projects
  • Manage project budgets and keep track of budget variances to potentially support new scopes of work that arise in the project year
  • Plan and lead IRB proposals and other reporting requirements
  • Attend and prepare agendas for weekly project meetings
  • Supervise administration of policies, procedures, and protocols to ensure effective integration amongst all project personnel
  • Serve as primary point of contact between NIH, other collaborators, and CIRP research staff
  • Lead project activities such as randomization of study participants and development of study manuscripts




Job Responsibilities (Continued)

Provides supervision of staff

  • Provides annual performance appraisals
  • Oversee orientation for all project staff
  • Supervise coordinators, research assistants, and students working on all components of the project including: recruitment, database management, literature reviews, etc.

Job Responsibilities (Continued)

Coordinates administrative activities

  • Act as the central point of contact for all administrative activities related to the projects and help facilitate the conduct of the research as instructed by Principal Investigator
  • Manage database of project activities
  • Facilitate the decisions, strategies and plans for the project on behalf of project leadership
  • Lead development and submission of reports for collaborators and NIH

Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations


Required Education and Experience

Required Education: Bachelor’s degree

Required Experience:

  • Five (5) years of relevant clinical research experience
  • Previous experience leading clinical research projects.
  • Previous managerial or supervisory experience.

Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic

Preferred Education: Master’s degree in public health, healthcare administration, psychology, or related field

Preferred Experience: 5+ years relevant research experience in public health or related field

Additional Technical Requirements

Our ideal candidate is a motivated leader with excellent interpersonal and organizational skills. This position requires initiative, thoroughness, organization, and attention to detail. In addition, the candidate needs to demonstrate ability to produce high-quality deliverables and be able to communicate effectively in both written and oral communications. The candidate must be able to perform successfully in a high-intensity work environment and have excellent problem identification and problem solving skills. Applicants should have moderate to high computer proficiency with specific knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, Powerpoint, and Outlook. Prior experience with statistical software (i.e. SAS, R, SPSS, or STATA) and/or qualitative software (i.e. NVivo or ATLAS.ti) is preferred. Applicants must be able to multitask, follow instructions, and demonstrate dependability.

All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.

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