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Job Title: Manager of Research, Spina Bifida
Job Number:
Organization: Ann & Robert H Lurie Children's Hospital
Posted: 6/21/2018
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Public Health - General
Industry: Academic Institutions
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Chicago,  IL    USA
Compensation: Based on Experience
Position Description: The Manager of Research in the Spina Bifida clinic will plan, implement and direct research projects within the Spina Bifida multidisciplinary clinic. This manager will be responsible for programmatic research support, including organizational, needs-assessment and resource recommendations for the investigators in the Spina Bifida clinic. This position will facilitate the research activities of these investigators, including support for study design, statistical analysis, grant applications and collaboration among all members of the clinic and research team. This position ensures that all study activities are completed by strictly following Good Clinical Practices (GCP) and all current local, state, and federal laws, regulations, guidance, policy and procedure developed by the NU Institutional Review Board (IRB), Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), and the International Conference on Harmonization (ICH).


1.Oversees and manages daily operational issues for the Spina Bifida clinical research program (Neurosurgery, Orthopedics, Urology) on matters of study implementation and conduct, clinical research billing, clinical research administrative procedures, budgets and personnel. 2.Works with PI’s and research coordinators/assistants in neurosurgery, orthopedics and urology, in developing an internal organizational structure to meet the needs of each study. 3.Helps develop and write IRB protocols for submissions 4.Provides methodological support to clinical investigators in the development of data management tools (e.g. CRF’s, databases). Ensures accuracy and validity of data entered in database systems. 5.Performs statistical analysis of data either independently or in conjunction with the program biostatistician. Knowledge and proficiency in SAS, SPSS or similar statistical programs is required. 6.Prepares research project reports, manuscripts, and presentations. This includes academic submissions and submissions to the IRB as well as government agencies. 7.Consults in the production of grant submission and develops budgets in consultation with principal investigators. Acts as primary resource for specific budgetary guidelines of funding agencies and as liaison with funding agencies and hospital grant administration. 8.Recruits and supervises research personnel, including training and mentoring research staff and providing opportunities for staff education, development, and professional growth. 9.Works with clinical leaders and staff to educate and engage patients and families in clinical research. 10.Establishes strategic plans, policies, and procedures to assist the division and department in fulfilling its research goals and objectives. 11.Promotes the research activities within the division and participates in local and national meetings and works with the faculty to report results via publications and presentations.

Qualifications: Qualifications

1.Master’s degree in public health (or equivalent degree), with concentration in epidemiology (research methodology) and/or biostatistics 2.2-3 years prior research experience. Experience in clinical and research setting required. 3.Experience in clinical research study design 4.Experience in abstract and manuscript publication 5.Experience in creation, management and subsequent query of study databases 6.Experience with multidisciplinary research teams 7.Experience in administrative leadership, study coordination and IRB submissions 8.Expert knowledge of FDA guidelines and good clinical practices 9.Familiarity with data abstraction from electronic medical records (EPIC preferred) 10.Familiarity with advanced statistical analysis methods preferred 11.Exceptional financial management expertise with Federal grants, non-federal grants, and clinical trial studies. 12.Excellent leadership skills, ability to work with a team, excellent oral and written communication skills, good analytical ability, excellent organizational skills, understanding of financial budgets and reports, knowledge of hospital information systems 13.Candidate must be able to make independent decisions, establish priorities, and react promptly with minimal supervision and a high level of discretion and confidentiality. 14.Exceptional ability to meet multiple deadlines in a fast-paced, academic environment.

Excellent computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft office, specifically Excel and Power Point. Familiarity with RedCap preferred

Organization Description: Every day, Lurie Children’s Hospital is relentlessly pursuing better ways to prevent, diagnose and treat childhood illnesses and support our patients and families. We are on a mission to provide the promise of a cure, a safer space and a healthier future for every child.

Closing Date: 9/21/2018
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Diana Helt,  Manager of Research, Spina Bifida
Contact Location: 225 E Chicago Ave

Chicago   IL  60611
United States
Contact Location: 225 E Chicago Ave
  Chicago   IL  60611
  United States
Contact Phone: 312-227-5339 
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How to Apply: https://careers- manager--spina-bifida/job

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