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Position vacancy - UNC Global CTU Research Project Manager

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

The UNC Global CTU is recruiting an experienced  Research Project Manager

Position summary:

The UNC Global HIV Prevention and Treatment Clinical Trials Unit (CTU) has a broad agenda of clinical trials addressing the prevention and treatment of HIV as well as treatment of hepatitis, influenza, Ebola, and other emerging infectious diseases. The CTU includes research sites, heretofore called Clinical Research Sites(CRSs) in the US in Chapel Hill, Raleigh, Durham, and Greensboro and international sites in Malawi, South Africa, Vietnam, and Liberia. Research is sponsored primarily by the NIH through the Division of AIDS (DAIDS) funded clinical trials networks; however other NIH divisions and institutes, CDC, PEPFAR and pharmaceutical research is also supported. This position is located at the Chapel Hill.

The primary responsibilities of the Chapel Hill CRS Research Project Manager are to plan, coordinate and oversee the implementation of a broad research portfolio of NIH and industry funded research at the Chapel Hill CRS, insuring that all clinical trial activities are carried out safely and in compliance with approved protocols, with excellent data quality and according to ICH/GCP, FDA and local requirements.

The Project Manager has broad responsibility for responding to and tracking solicitations from sponsors, staff management, protocol implementation, quality assurance, fiscal oversight, communication and reporting, and program evaluation. The current research portfolio includes studies of HIV therapeutics in adults, HIV prevention trials, Hepatitis treatment, prevention of hospital acquired pneumonia and influenza research.

This person will join an experienced research team. This position involves working closely with the other study partners including the UNC Global CTU administrative core, PPD International and other contract research organizations, FHI360, operations centers from additional networks, industry collaborators, and DAIDS. The CRS Research Program Manager also will work closely with and be responsible for reporting to the CRS leader and leading CRS management team meetings every 1-2 weeks.

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