The Director of Clinical Research leads efforts for federal and other grant funding, designs strategy for research, aligns data collection, manages research, and is responsible for coaching and counseling the team. The Director writes research grants as principle investigator, co-principle investigator, co-investigator, and provides guidance to other staff in grant writing. The Director is responsible for the operations of clinical trials, management of research coordinators, research assistants and technicians and develops policies, procedures and strategic plans for business development and growth. The Director oversees coordinators in clinical development of protocols for research trials, negotiation of project budgets, and preparation of case report forms, summaries and reports for FDA submissions and ensures compliance with protocols, GCPs, and coordinates activities with sponsors and oversees IND studies. The Director serves as a knowledgeable resource for clinical trial process and procedures and provides education for staff and investigators. This role is also responsible for developing and maintaining databases of investigators, patient populations and sponsors; relationships with investigators and industry for conducting clinical trials and serves as contact to facilitate study placement.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE
The Director of Clinical Research oversees the IRB application process, budget negotiation, research grant related expenditures and serves as resource on federal, state and local regulations regarding conduct of research. The Director also manages Phase I through IV of clinical trials related to pharmaceutical products and devices.
KEY SUCCESS FACTORS
The ideal candidate must have knowledge of clinical trial processes and procedures, have the ability to develop and maintain relationships and possess strong written and communication skills.
- Benefits - Our competitive benefits package includes Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits, 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%, Tuition Reimbursement, PTO accrual beginning Day 1. Please note, benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level.
- Masters' Degree
- 5 years experience
-PhD in Public Health, Community Health, Psychology, Epidemiology, or other related field preferred. -Previous experience and funding in health disparities and chronic disease. -Previous experience using electronic health record data and/or health care data. -Track record of publication in peer reviewed scientific manuscripts preferred. -Experience obtaining investigator initiated grants from federal agencies and private foundations. -Understanding of large data management systems such as Redcap.
Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation’s exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it’s accepting a calling!
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