Position Type : Full Time
The Research Project Manager will be expected to understand the full complement of duties typically assigned to Clinical Research Coordinators at Penn and elsewhere and to execute these tasks as needed in service to the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, specifically, the subspecialty of Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva (FOP). These duties include but are not limited to (1) managing a coordinated research team, (2) coordinating patient related activities and study progress with the clinical team caring for the subject, work with the clinical team to conduct assessments, collect medical history, monitor patient care, assess patient status and monitor treatment side effects, (3) recruiting of patients for research protocols, screening for eligibility, management of patient care, collection of medical and medication history, completion of patient visits according to protocol specifications, procurement of specific laboratory specimens, and completion of source documentation and clinical research forms, (4) reviewing all clinical and laboratory data with medical staff/PI and reviewing any protocol specific management of toxicities and adverse events, (5) leading the research team and sponsor organized meetings, (6) Regulatory responsibilities including writing, editing and submitting study documents such a protocols, summaries reporting of adverse events, informed consent to the IRB and other applicable committees (7) other duties as needed. Travel may be required. The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery FOP Division is actively engaged in collaborative studies with other institutions and with industry partners. The research project manager will be expected to be comfortably familiar with internal and external partners and to interact with them appropriately to advance the research goals of the Department, the Division, and collaborative partners.
Position is contingent on continued funding.