Research Project Manager

Updated: 5 months ago
Location: Chapel Hill, NORTH CAROLINA


Posted: 13-May-23

Location: Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Salary: Open

Internal Number: 256647

Vacancy ID: NF0006962

Position Summary/Description:

Flexible work arrangements, including virtual/hybrid work locations, are an integral part of the School of Medicine's Working Forward initiative. As such, this position's work location is designated as virtual. Please note that the designated work location is subject to change based on the unit's business needs. 
The UNC Translational and Clinical Sciences Institute (TraCS) serves as the academic home for the University's Clinical and Translational Sciences Award (CTSA), a funded NIH grant. The vision of the TraCS Institute is to transform how clinical and translational science is being performed, here at UNC, throughout the State, and out into the CTSA national community.
This position will serve as a team member in the TraCS Informatics and Data Science (IDSci) Service, which supports investigators in obtaining and using clinical data in support of their research. IDSci fulfills hundreds of data requests of varying complexity each year; supports and develops new informatics tools; and educates researchers on clinical data and informatics concepts. 
The Project Manager is expected to manage day-to-day operations of projects with considerable independence, especially in the areas of decision-making, problem-solving, and milestone management. The Project Manager will be responsible for co-managing the request intake and assignment process, including consulting with study teams, liaising with data analysts, and shuttling requests through the approval process. The Project Manager will also manage a variety of internal and externally funded informatics development projects and will provide user support for our self-service tools. These responsibilities will require the Project Manager to develop an in-depth understanding of institutional policies on the use of clinical data for research. Additionally, with the support of the IDSci analyst team, the Project Manager will be expected to develop and maintain general knowledge about the availability and quality of UNC's clinical data.

Education and Experience:

Preference will be shown to candidates who possess the following:
  • Working knowledge of HIPAA and IRB regulatory requirements
  • Experience working with faculty in an academic environment
  • Project management experience in clinical informatics and research

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