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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Research Projects Manager - School of Medicine, Radiation Oncology in Atlanta, Georgia

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JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Responsible for managing complex research projects.

  • Using an advanced knowledge of research methodology and techniques, assists in the planning and development of survey instruments, guidelines and procedures to collect required data.

  • Coordinates various aspects of the study.

  • Drafts and may edit text for studies.

  • Analyzes data, identifies data discrepancies and researches and identifies causes.

  • May perform statistical analysis of numerical data.

  • Actively contributes to the development of research protocols.

  • Determines how research methodologies or tools must be modified.

  • Ensures that study data and systems are maintained and accurately documented.

  • Analyzes data and develops reports to assess or monitor study performance and treatment results; may develop associated operational and statistical reports for management and regulatory agencies.

  • May oversee regulatory compliance efforts.

  • May develop and submit grant proposals and advise principal investigator of changes in reporting or accounting requirements.

  • May monitor expenses and receipts for active protocols.

  • Coordinates and conducts special meetings and presentations.

  • Coordinates computer support for ancillary studies conducted at off-site locations.

  • Collaborates on reports and papers.

  • Assists in the preparation of tables and graphs for publication and presentation.

  • May design and develop databases related to specific programs at the request of supervisor and/or Principal Investigator.

  • Performs related responsibilities as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A master's degree in public health, epidemiology, biostatistics, sociology, and psychology or related discipline and two years of professional level research experience, OR an equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Highly motivated, efficient, organized, detail-oriented, and with prior experience working on research, evaluation, and/or implementation science.

  • Experience with analyzing data (qualitative/quantitative/mixed-methods) to monitor study performance and treatment results.

  • Experience with writing research/evaluation reports and generating tables/graphs for publication and presentation.

  • Experience with dissemination of results and outreach to the community, partnering organizations, and policy makers, including submissions to medical and scientific journals and/or poster presentations at conferences.

  • Experience using advanced knowledge of research methodology and techniques to assist in the planning, development, and/or pilot-testing of protocols, grant proposals, survey instruments, interview and focus group questions, guidelines and procedures to collect required data.

  • Experience conducting literature searches and summarizing the medical literature on specific topics, as relevant to existing grants and development of new ones.

  • Experience coordinating and conducting study participant screening, recruitment, enrollment, and data collection activities, including administering surveys and conducting interviews or focus groups in person, online, by mail, or phone.

  • Experience ensuring that study data and systems are maintained and accurately documented, with demonstrated proficiency at data management tasks, including entering and cleaning data in quantitative software and databases such as Qualtrics, REDCap, SPSS, and/or Excel.

  • Experience and proficiency with using qualitative data analysis software programs, such as NVivo, MAXQDA, and/or Dedoose.

  • Experience with tracking project aims and progress and comparing it against project timelines and benchmarks to maintain project standards.

  • Experience with managing meeting schedules for diverse research project teams and taking detailed meeting minutes Experience with IRB submissions, amendments, and continuing reviews, regulatory compliance efforts, and data and material transfer agreements.

  • Ability to work in collaboration with post-award grants administrators to ensure principal investigator is advised of changes in reporting or accounting requirements .

  • Ability to work in collaboration with post-award grants administrators to ensure accurate monitoring of study expenses and tracking of receipts for active protocols Demonstrated superior writing and editing skills are required.

  • Strong project management and supervision skills.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication (oral and written) skills.

  • Proficient computer skills, experience with Microsoft Office required.

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with diverse groups, including faculty, staff, students, other researchers, public affairs, and health and news organizations.

  • Strong analytic skills and the ability to think strategically and programmatically.

  • Ability to represent the project effectively with researchers, students, and community groups.

  • Ability to work independently and exercise outstanding judgment.

  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks in a complex organizational environment.

  • Highly dependable and organized.

NOTE: Position tasks are required to be performed in-person at an Emory University location; working remote is not an option. Emory reserves the right to change this status with notice to employee.

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Job Number 124095

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division School Of Medicine

Department SOM: Rad Onc: Admin

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable

Job Category Laboratory

Campus Location (For Posting) : City Atlanta

Location : Name Emory Clinic Bldg A

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