Department: IUSM - Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Campus: IU School of Medicine Indianapolis
The Indiana Center for Musculoskeletal Health (ICMH) at the Indiana University School of Medicine is seeking applications for a newly created Clinical Research Faculty position to manage the full spectrum of clinical trials within the center. Their primary role will involve all aspects of designing clinical trials in associations with the ICMH faculty with a focus on musculoskeletal disease and aging.
The ideal candidate will have extensive experience teaching clinical research methods to clinicians, basic and translational science researchers across all medical and scientific disciplines. This includes writing and revising IRB protocols, working recruiting patients, working with patients and clinicians in clinical settings across the IU Health system in Indianapolis, and keeping federally required records of all activities in compliance with approved protocols. This faculty member will be responsible for supporting the creation of academic products such as abstracts, presentations, and publications. Experience with patients and basic functional experience with taking vital signs, collecting blood, and ordering and interpreting tests is a plus. The Assistant Research Professor will initially be responsible for supporting academic and grant proposals of the ICMH, with opportunities to develop co-independent research program and proposals within the ICMH. The Assistant Research Professor is expected to assume leadership responsibilities within the research group and be housed within the administrative section of the ICMH.
This position is a great opportunity for a person to expand their research experience, work on getting new research projects off of the ground, and work with a high preforming research team. This role might be right for you if you have experience in conducting and implementing research projects, have a desire to work efficiently, and have impeccable interpersonal and organizational skills. The role will participate in the initiation; monitoring, completion, and reporting of routine to moderately complex clinical studies in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and Good Clinical Practices (GCP).
Duties and responsibilities:
Clinical trial protocol development and preparation of funding requests.
Compose and supervise preparation of regulatory documents and informed consent forms.
Assist with recruiting clinical trial participants.
Assist with review/capture of adverse event information.
Assist PI in making submission/determination of SAEs.
Support and maintain communication with healthcare providers, patients, and their families.
Other duties related to the research being conducted.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Design, perform, and provide guidance of clinical research study design and IRB submissions. They will also be responsible for maintaining clinical research database (e.g., REDCap), manage ongoing research trials, be involved with decision making with PIs, and to write manuscripts and grant applications under the direction of the ICMH leadership.
Assist in the management and oversight of ICMH clinical research trials.
Management and oversight of ordering, maintaining equipment, establishing and supporting clinic units supporting ICMH clinical trials.
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