Research Project Manager, UCD School of Medicine, 1 year

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Ireland,
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 01 Jun 2022

Applications are invited for a Temporary post of a Research Project Manager - BOOSTAVAC within UCD School of Medicine

The Centre for Experimental Pathogen Host Research (CEPHR) is Ireland's leading research group in HIV and one of the few academic research centres in Europe that integrates host and pathogen research comprising clinical, translational, statistical and biomedical researchers. CEPHR is internationally recognized for its translational research being involved in both investigator-initiated and industry-sponsored studies, including into COVID-19. CEPHR's most recently awarded project include the EU funded Network VACCELERATE (The European platform for accelerating clinical vaccine development in Phase II/III funded by the EC H2020 programme).

EU-COVAT-2 BOOSTAVAC is the second study of VACCELERATE, an EU-funded consortium coordinated by Professor Oliver A. Cornely at the University of Cologne. This phase II trial, sponsored by UCD, investigates the need and optimal timing of a fourth Pfizer/BioNTech mRNA vaccination dose against SARS-CoV-2 in people who have already received three Pfizer/BioNTech vaccines.

The UCD Clinical Research Centre (UCD CRC) is an academic-led, patient-focused facility for clinical translational research based at both the Mater Misericordiae and St Vincent's University Hospitals. It operates under a single integrated governance structure within the UCD School of Medicine. In addition to supporting a large portfolio of investigator- and industry-led clinical research projects, the UCD CRC is also a leader in the delivery of clinical research training. The UCD CRC is the focal point for engagement with industry (pharmaceutical companies, CRO's, regulatory authorities) and has growing national and international collaborations.

The Project Manager position will have oversight of project implementation activities and communications with relevant institutional officers to progress investigator agreements, budget-related and research finance activities, and contractual agreements.

Coordinate submissions for national and international grant calls

Fixed salary: €58,000

Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on 1st June 2022

Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified. Any applications which are still in progress at the closing time of 17:00hrs (Local Irish Time) on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system. UCD are unable to accept late applications.

UCD do not require assistance from Recruitment Agencies. Any CV's submitted by Recruitment Agencies will be returned.

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