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Research Professional

Position Information

Position Information

Date Posted 09/12/2017
Working Title Research Professional
Department 35207E-Med-Div of General Internal Medicine
Job Type Temporary
Hourly Rate 25.00
Job Summary

Act as the lead project manager for several PaTH studies and will develop and implement successful study procedures including but not limited to ensuring that recruitment, retention, and study goals are proceeding on schedule; overseeing stakeholder engagement at the Pittsburgh site; and providing support of regulatory activities. The incumbent will ensure that all Pittsburgh-specific PaTH milestones are met on-time, and within scope, and will pro-actively identify and communicate threats to milestone achievement in order to mitigate risks. He or she will contribute to weekly conference calls with the project managers at each site as well as chair bi-weekly calls for the Pitt/UPMC site. He or she will attend all necessary local, network, and national meetings. To achieve the goals of the PaTH CDRN, the incumbent will be expected to work with a variety of PaTH teams and work groups. S/he will complete the site-specific components of network tasks, such as keeping tracking databases up to date, monitoring and updating the website entries, and acting as a liaison between the network and University of Pittsburgh clinical champions.
This position requires a Master’s degree in related field. Extensive experience may be substituted for an advanced degree. Experience with project management necessary and office management preferred. Demonstration of exceptional written and oral communication skills is essential. Prior experience working with multidisciplinary research teams is desired.

Job Requirements

At least two years experience working with multi-site projects process and at least three years experience as a mid-level manager. Experience with project management necessary.

Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Assignment Category
Campus Pittsburgh
Work Hours and Days M-F 37.5 hours per week
Posting Number T-0415313-P

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Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter