Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Psychiatry. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
The Clinical Lab Manager will work with the Principal Investigator (PI) on funded projects that focus on clinical intervention and prevention research on eating disorders and pediatric/adult obesity, and provide direct oversight of clinical research staff. This position involves developing, analyzing, and monitoring study budgets and making appropriate recommendations to the PI based on staff sourcing and other requirements. Assist with fiancial/regulatory report preparation,ensure billing and regulatory compliance standards are maintained, manage correspondence, order supplies, and maintain calendar to ensure time-lines are met. Coordinate travel arrangements and assist with planning professional conferences, meetings, and trainings. Assist PI with manuscript and grant preparations and submissions. Responsible for coordinating/completing other administrative duties as required for the lab to operate efficiently. General knowledge of federal reporting requirements and prior supervisory experience is highly preferred. Must be proficient in computer usage, possess excellent written and verbal skills, and be self-motivated in identifying and initiating job activities. This position will recruit, hire, mentor, and evaluate other personnel and will serve as a resource to provide comprehensive information to clinical research staff by promoting a smooth operation of clinical research.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assists in protocol development, budget development, dispensing of study funds for multi-clinical research projects; provides high level of direct and indirect support; Develops and submits financial/regulatory reports
Works with PI to design, perform, and evaluate research procedures; confers with PI to assist in developing plans for research projects and discuss the interpretation of results; collaborates in the preparation of manuscripts for publications and preparation of grant proposals to sponsoring agencies; assists in the preparation of amendments to protocols and/or modifications to study design as appropriate
Serves as a resource to the clinical research staff, ensuring appropriate procedures, and explains policies and procedures; ensures that research projects are completed according to IRB and federal guidelines
Develops and implements policies and procedures; provides comprehensive direction to clinical research personnel; Researches and recommends new methods and procedures to maintain standards and improve quality
Manages/organizes correspondence; Coordinate travel arrangements and assist with planning professional conferences, meetings, and trainings for PI; draft meeting agendas; prioritizes and delegates tasks to ensure timely completion
Provides oversight to clinical research staff; manages hiring, orientation, and evaluation of research staff, including tracking vacation/sick time, processing timesheets, and handling HR/personnel issues.
Bachelor of Science degree plus 4 years of clinical or research experience with at least 1 year of lead or supervisory experience included; 8 years of relevant education and work experience may substitute for this requirement
Master’s degree is preferred.
Candidate should possess three to five years of progressively responsible administrative/research experience.
Knowledge in obesity and/or eating disorders is preferred.
Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential.
A high degree of professionalism and competence in dealing with a variety of individuals including physicians, senior hospital, clinic and health system executives, employees and patients of the Washington University Medical Center must be demonstrated.
An ability to organize and present data in a concise and easily understood manner is imperative, as well as excellent problem-solving skills and ability to function at a high-level independently.
Supervisory and management skills sufficient to effectively direct professionals and support staff are necessary.
A demonstrated record of leadership ability and professional accomplishment is imperative.
Working knowledge of techniques and methodologies used in developing, coordinating and managing clinical research projects with working knowledge of database management and spreadsheet software.
The hiring range for this position is $60,840 - $77,584 annually.
Offers made for this position are contingent upon the successful completion of all required pre-employment screens, including a criminal background check, hair sample drug screen, and verification of required professional licenses, registrations, or certifications.
-Retirement Savings Plan -22 vacation days -10 Paid Holidays -Sick Time -Tuition benefits for employee, spouse and dependent children -Free Metro Link/ Bus pass -Free Life Insurance -Health, Dental, Vision -Health Savings Accounts (HSA) -Long Term Disability Insurance -Flex Spending Plan -Other Benefits
HR website (hr.wustl.edu)
Internal Applicant Instruction:
This position is grade C13.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
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