Clinical Research Associate Budgeting Officer

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Chapel Hill, NORTH CAROLINA
Deadline: 06 Dec 2021

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Clinical Research Associate Budgeting Officer  
Working Title:
Clinical Research Associate Budgeting Officer  
UNC-Chapel Hill  
Job Summary:

The Neurosciences Clinical Trials Unit (NCTU) supports over 60 active Industry, Federal funded, and investigator-initiated studies at any given time. Current trials include those for epilepsy, memory, and cognitive disorders, neurocritical care, neuromuscular disorders, stroke, movement disorders, multiple sclerosis, pediatric neurology, and neurosurgical spine.
The NCTU model strengthens research support by providing highly-trained research coordinators who collaborate with investigators and sponsors with the goal of conducting clinical trials efficiently and with the highest standards. The NCTU team provides our experienced investigators with primary coordinators, back-up coordinators, and administrative support to assist with regulatory compliance, budgetary and financial oversight, as well as quality management.
The NCTU is managing a complex mix of trials among multiple departments, including Neurology, Neurosurgery and ENT. Due to the increased research endeavors of new and current faculty, the Clinical Research Manager/Associate Budgeting Officer serves in a leadership position within the NCTU, providing administrative and regulatory oversight while assisting the NCTU Director with all aspects of NCTU research management.
This position manages and evaluates the social/clinical research associated with the Neurosciences Clinical Trials Unit, a division within the Department of Neurology. The work performed is to support the expanding research programs and policies. This position validates data/information collection, documentation, and analysis. The range of duties include, but not limited to: project planning and design, project budget and management, data/information collection and analysis, project administration and oversight, program and/or policy development and evaluation (develop and maintain financial SOPs), and preparing reports. Work will also include the managing of the unit's research study finances for studies involving human subjects. Financial monitoring is an integral component of clinical trial success, providing fiscal guidance and assisting the NCTU Director with all aspects of research fiscal management. This position will represent the NCTU Budgeting Officer and/or the NCTU Director regarding research fiscal business at department and University level when appropriate. Work will also include the training of staff and faculty.
Minimum Qualifications:

Preferred candidates will have (1) Minimum of 7 years-experience in research coordination or management and experience in budget negotiation (2) demonstrated experience in research activities (3) understanding of contract and budget negotiation; and (4) knowledge and appreciation of University structure, practices, policies and procedures. UNC experience preferred.
Relevant post-Baccalaureate degree required (or foreign degree equivalent); for candidates demonstrating comparable independent research productivity, will accept a relevant Bachelor's degree (or foreign degree equivalent) and 3 or more years of relevant experience in substitution. May require terminal degree and licensure.
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