Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
A Research Area Specialist Senior position is available at the University of Michigan Functional Neuroimaging, Cognitive, and Mobility Laboratory in the Department of Radiology (pdresearch.rad.med.umich.edu). The successful candidate will be expected to work under the supervision of the laboratory’s faculty members but also functions independently with the business and regulatory administration of the lab.
LAB BUSINESS ADMINISTRATOR (10%)
Independently works as a business administrator of the lab.
Assists investigators with monitoring budgets.
Oversees VA-UM contracts for lab including a current PET and MRI imaging contract. - Researches, recommends and plays a decision maker role with purchasing new equipment.
Communicate on a consistent base with lab team members, supervisors, colleagues, and subordinates, providing input on laboratory operations.
REGULATORY OVERSIGHT & COMPLIANCE (35%)
Independently oversee and monitor compliance with FDA IND-sponsored studies.
Comply with all HIPAA and IRB regulations and deadlines.
Comply with all University of Michigan and/or VA regulations.
Comply with study radiation safety and FDA regulation guidelines.
Submit or assist with preparing IRB and other regulatory submission and audits for research studies.
Assist research faculty with reporting of adverse events to the IRB and/or Sponsors and follow-up of previous adverse events.
Utilizes Central Radiology Clinical Trials office as needed for training, general support, preparing study records for internal Radiology audits.
CLINICAL RESEARCH PROJECT MANAGEMENT (45%)
Helps PI develop, design, and conduct multiple complex research projects according to plan and reviews the progress of the projects.
Helps the PI formulate research methods and suggests options for improving quality, while identifying potential problems, and recommends and implements solutions.
For new research grant applications, helps to develop protocol and criteria, including design intervention protocols.
Gathers data and supervises data collection and verification.
Oversees all data management within the lab including, mobility sensor devices, electronic gait mat sensor devices, clinical data
Works closely with data manager in database design and development.
Assists with clinical evaluations of study participants.
Assist with writing Standard Operating Procedures for data analysis and management.
Perform quality control on all collected data.
Stay current with modern technology for equipment and software used in the research group.
Train users in tests, study protocols, study procedures, and equipment operation.
Comply with University and/or VA, and IRB mandatory education requirements.
RESEARCH LIAISON (5%)
Acts as liaison with other research collaborators internally at UM and externally.
A Master degree
5-6 years of related experience
Excellent verbal and written communication skills are critical as well as the ability to collaborate with others and following standard research procedures. Prior experience in conducting IND-sponsored research.
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The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Internal Number: 196512
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