Clinical Research Manager, Surgery Solid Organ Transplant Research

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Cincinnati, OHIO

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Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation’s best urban public research universities. Home to more than 47,000 students, 10,500 faculty and staff and 330,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.”


With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, eight straight years of record enrollment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 athletic conference, UC’s momentum has never been stronger. UC’s annual budget tops $1.6 billion and its endowment totals $1.9 billion.


About the Department

As one of the oldest medical schools in the country, the UC College of Medicine has a reputation for training best-in-class health care professionals and developing cutting-edge procedures and research that improves the health and clinical care of patients.

Job Overview

A full time Clinical Research Manager position is available in Solid Organ Transplant in the Department of Surgery at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.  The Transplant Clinical Research program and the University of Cincinnati has a long history of novel immunosuppressive research in kidney and liver transplants.  The manager will oversee the transplant research coordinator team at both UC and The Christ Hospital.  The manager will be responsible for regulatory oversight of all studies including IND, investigator initiated, and sponsored pharmaceutical studies.  Our team has a dynamic collaboration with Cincinnati Children's Medical Center for mechanistic and translational studies which the manager will facilitate.  Due to the nature of transplantation, adaptability and flexibility are key qualities for a successful manager in this position allowing us to transform the future of solid organ transplantation.

Essential Functions
  • Manage all aspects of research program and clinical studies including education, teaching and training. Assist in planning, writing and implementing the clinical study’s goals and objectives.
  • In conjunction with Principal Investigator (PI) or Director, interpret and apply current research findings in area of clinical specialty.
  • In conjunction with PI and Director, report findings in professional journals and local, state, and national conferences. Edit abstracts and manuscripts.
  • Develop and execute data management plans. Assist with development of analysis plans. Conduct basic analysis and interpret findings.
  • Create, test, troubleshoot, and provide advanced maintenance for databases.
  • Act as a liaison with medical staff, university departments, ancillary departments and/or satellite facilities.
  • Act as a consultant within area of clinical expertise.
  • Prepare and submit research documentation (i.e. IRB submissions, educational materials, reports, grant renewal reports, and study forms).
  • Act as a resource for faculty and staff regarding contracts/budgets for industry and sponsored research. Serve as a referral resource.
  • Work with necessary parties to identify compliance, legal, IP and business/financial risk. Mitigate risk through working with physicians/faculty, divisions, legal and/or other departments.
  • Utilize skills to contribute to UC/UCPC strategic planning.
  • Maintain budgets and contracts.
  • Maintain records.
  • Assist with creation of case report forms.
  • May serve as Principal Investigator on select research projects.
  • May provide direct and/or indirect supervision to exempt and non-exempt staff (i.e., hiring/firing, performance evaluations, disciplinary action, approve time off, etc.).
  • Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.

Required Education
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Nine (9) years of relevant work experience and/or other specialized training can be used in lieu of education requirement.

Required Experience

Five (5) years related experience.

Additional Qualifications Considered
  • Experience in an academic or clinical setting.
  • SoCRA or ACRP certification.
  • Registered Nurse.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment
  • Sitting - Continuously


Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.


The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.


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