Clinical Research Manager, Department of Internal Medicine – Division of Digestive and Liver Diseases
Why UT Southwestern?
With over 75 years of excellence in Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas, UT Southwestern is committed to excellence, innovation, teamwork, and compassion. As one of the world’s foremost research institutions, UT Southwestern Medical Center is known for our life-changing research that has led us to 6 Nobel Prizes. With a Manager of Clinical Research career in our esteemed Internal Medicine Department, you will be a key part of our multidisciplinary research facility with opportunities to work with leaders in patient care and medical research. The Department of Internal Medicine Team at UT Southwestern is dedicated to providing exceptional patient-centered care. We seek to advance Internal Medicine through interprofessional education, leadership, and scientific discovery. We invite you to be a part of the UT Southwestern team where you’ll discover a culture of teamwork, professionalism, and a rewarding career!
The Department of Internal Medicine is seeking an experienced Clinical Research Manager to join the Division of Digestive and Liver Diseases. In this role, you will support the clinical research efforts of Dr. Amit Singal. Dr. Singal is an expert in hepatocellular carcinoma and serves as the Medical Director of the UT Southwestern Liver Tumor Program. His research focuses on diagnosing and treating liver cancer before it becomes incurable.
Experience and Education
- Bachelor’s degree in science, social science, business, or health-related (including nursing) field and six (6) years related experience to include management experience. OR
- Master’s degree in science, social science, business, or health-related (including nursing) field and four (4) years related experience to include management experience. OR
- PhD or equivalent in science, social science, business, or health-related (including nursing) field and three (3) years related experience to include management experience.
- A Heart Saver for non-licensure or BLS for Licensure may be required based on research study protocols or affiliate location requirements.
- Reviews proposed new research studies and determines projects to implement; negotiates budget and contract issues; initiates regulatory activities; oversees preparation of necessary project summaries, consent forms, etc. for IRB; oversees compliance with all regulatory requirements.
- Oversees on-going research studies and quality assurance measures, developing criteria where necessary; negotiates favorable agreements with laboratories and collaborators on campus; monitors profitability of research studies; renegotiates contracts, supplements, etc. as needed.
- Directs financial oversight and management of clinical research unit; ensures invoicing is accurate and sponsor payments are received; ensures appropriateness of expenditures from various funding sources available to clinical research unit.
- Participates in selection process of clinical research unit staff; provides training to research, financial, laboratory, and administrative staff; evaluates staff performance and implements measures necessary to maintain quality performance and results; participates in training, development, and/or disciplinary measures; assesses policies and procedures to ensure optimal operation of clinical research unit. Identifies potential sponsors for clinical research unit; develops and oversees marketing strategies. Initiates and maintains collaborative relationships between clinical research unit and basic science facilities.
- Designs, executes, and maintains effective system of internal controls which provides reasonable assurance that operations are effective and efficient, assets are safeguarded, and financial information is reliable.
- Ensures compliance with applicable laws, regulations, policies, and procedures.
- Duties performed may include one or more of the following core functions: a) Directly interacting with or caring for patients; b) Directly interacting with or caring for human-subjects research participants; c) Regularly maintaining, modifying, releasing or similarly affecting patient records (including patient financial records); or d) Regularly maintaining, modifying, releasing or similarly affecting human-subjects research records.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
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Compliance with the COVID-19 vaccine mandate enforced by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) is a requirement for this position. Federal law requires individuals holding this position to be fully vaccinated or have an approved exemption for certain medical, disability, or religious reasons. Individuals who do not meet CMS vaccination requirements are not eligible and should not apply for this position but are encouraged to apply for other non-healthcare positions at UT Southwestern for which they qualify.
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