The Clinical Research Manager leads all clinical research operations for the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and serves as a critical partner in the research programs and Research Committee.
The Clinical Research Manager is expected to: independently facilitate and implement existing and new research studies; present research study results; manage research data sets; supervise PRO collection and management of subject sample data and specimens with high fidelity; develop and maintain new technologies to efficiently manage data integrity; and maintain collaborations with internal and external scientists.
The Clinical Research Manager will manage, train, and maintain quality control for the following clinical research activities performed by the CRCs: recruit and screen volunteer research subjects; administrator questionnaires, retain and follow subjects with repeated center visits over several months; collect, process and ship biological samples; perform cognitive function tests; data entry and basic data analysis; preparation of data summaries and progress reports.
The Clinical Research Manageris also responsible for management of the Orthopaedic clinical research program including all site policies and procedures; management and safety of the research subjects seen at the sites; develop strategies that enhance the efficiency of clinical studies within the PI's; develop and enforce Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for research procedures and biosample processing; generate and lead the maintenance of compliant protocols for the Committee on Human Research at UCSF, IRB and Clinical Trials.gov; independently develop efficient processes for data management of studies conducted at the site; motivate and maintain subject compliance to remain in long-term clinical studies; assist with managing study budgets and timetables in collaboration with administration; and develop and maintain relationships with UCSF and non-UCSF vendors.
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and high-quality patient care. It is the only UC campus in the 10-campus system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.