Project Manager, Research Support
University of Miami

Miami, Florida

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The Department of Neurology has an exciting opportunity for a full-time Project Manager, Research Support to work in Miami, Fl. The Project Manager, Research Support will join a team of about 20 talented clinical research professionals focused on the study of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).

The project manager will play a leadership role in managing the activities of a multi-center clinical research consortium that forms part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Rare Diseases Clinical Research Network. The successful candidate will have significant clinical research, proficiency with working through a central IRB to coordinate regulatory approvals for multiple ongoing studies, outstanding inter-personal and communication skills, enjoy working as part of a highly collaborative and synergistic team, and be passionate about producing high quality work that meaningfully advances scientific progress.

  • Oversight of research portfolio, ensuring that research protocols are executed appropriately
  • Prepare IRB submissions and manage interactions with the central IRB for the Consortium's portfolio of studies
  • Develop research instruments (protocol specific source documentation, lab forms, and template notes) necessary for study execution if needed
  • Oversee internal and external processes related to each study's deliverables in accordance with the associated grant and/or contract expectations, timelines, and terms
  • Establish and update timelines and processes to guide implementation of protocols
  • Maintain databases of deliverables and reporting requirements for all active research projects, proposal-related documents/information (biosketches, SOPs, facilities, etc.)
  • Meet regularly with principal investigator(s), and protocol team leaders to review patient participation, data accuracy and overall project progress
  • Control quality of source documentation and research integrity
  • Detect and help solve logistical, technical, and patient related problems as they pertain to protocol participation.
  • Coordinate laboratory specimen processing and handling with appropriate lab supervisors.
  • Act as liaison between the Neuromuscular Division and other departments/centers/institutes as necessary for protocol implementation and execution
  • Participates in internal study reviews and assures compliance with outside monitoring
  • Responsible for up-to-date knowledge of UM systems associated with research management
  • Work closely with PI and Administrator in performing activities associated with a grant close-out (i.e., accounting, final reports, record archive, web site closure
  • Provides timely research reports to the PI/Administrator
  • Assist with coordination of specific research studies as needed.
  • Meet with, and coordinate activities related to industry-sponsored clinical trials

This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities, as necessary.

  • Bachelor's degree in relevant field.
  • Master's degree or a Doctorate degree from an accredited institution with clinical research experience preferred.
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant experience
  • Experience with Human Subjects' Research, highly preferred.
  • Clinical Research Coordinator (or similar) certification preferred.
  • Grants management experience.
  • Demonstrates excellent problem-solving skills and critical analyses abilities
  • Project management skills.
  • Strong research background with publication experience.
  • Willing to work in a highly collaborative environment.
  • Must be very adoptable and change projects instantaneously.


The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.

UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.

Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

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