Research Management Group (RMG)

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bullet pointClinical Trial Contracts Officer 1 (CTCO)

red bulletClinical Trial Research Process Manager (CT RPM)

red bulletReporting Analyst

bulletResearch Process Manager (RPM 1)




For questions, please contact:

Karen M. Kellner
Human Resources Manager
Research Management Group
Stanford University School of Medicine
3172 Porter Drive, 2nd floor, Room 2115
Palo Alto, CA 94304-1212
Stanford Internal Mail Code: 5469
t: 650-498-6845
f: 650-721-2627
kkellner@stanford.edu

 

 

 

Clinical trial contracts officer 1 (CTCO)

 

 

Position title:   Clinical Trial Contracts Officer 1  (CTCO)
Job #:          78515
Full time
Grade:          I
Job code:   4507

 

If you would like to apply for this position, go to the Job Search webpage >>, enter Position # 78515 , then click on "Clinical Trial Contracts Officer 1", then scroll to the bottom of the webpage and click on "Apply Online".



DESCRIPTION

Stanford University is seeking a Clinical Trial Contracts Officer 1 under guidance and review of Clinical Trial Team Manager prior to Certification, draft, negotiate and administer industry sponsored clinical trial agreements, subawards, collaborations, and other research-related agreements. Hold delegated signing authority for agreements on behalf of the university after Certification Level 1 has been obtained. The Contract Officer will serve as a member of the team in the Research Management Group (RMG) to provide timely, high-quality, and coordinated research administrative services to Stanford faculty and departments. The Officer, as a member of the School of Medicine RMG charged with overseeing the School’s research administration processes, is responsible for the formal solicitation, negotiation and administration of extramural support for University clinical research projects funded primarily by industry sponsors (sponsored projects). In addition to accepting awards on behalf of the University, the Contract Officer is responsible for negotiating a variety of clinical research contracts, clinical trial agreements, clinical services agreements, confidentiality agreements, awards under master agreements, and subawards under industry agreements. The Officer is responsible for advising and assisting Stanford department administrators, principal investigators, and staff members; interpreting and explaining contract terms and conditions, and assisting in the resolution of problems that develop in the course of projects by consulting with the investigator(s), staff, and sponsors. The Officer will partner with School-based organizations and educate them regarding institutional processes.

As a professional staff member, the Officer is an advocate for responsive, effective research administration processes. The Officer is expected to provide back-up support for her/his colleagues, and develop and implement ideas for increasingly effective service.


DUTIES INCLUDE:

    • Conduct formal negotiations, finalize and administer industry sponsored clinical trial agreements, commensurate with experience.
    • Negotiate liability provisions and publication rights, as well as confidentiality, intellectual property and invoicing terms.
    • Negotiate complex Nondisclosure Agreements (NDA’s) and draft language that complies with University, Federal and other regulatory policies, requirements and conditions. Negotiate liability issues involved in human subjects research.
    • Negotiate other clinical research-related agreements that involve intellectual property, publication, liability and confidentiality issues.
    • Assist in resolving contractual problems that arise during course of project by consulting with investigators, staff and sponsors
      * - Other duties may also be assigned.


Qualifications

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):

Bachelor's degree and five years of relevant experience or a combination of education and relevant experience.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):

    • Demonstrated ability to draft, negotiate and conclude industry research agreements.
    • Demonstrated understanding of intellectual property and licensing issues as they pertain to industry sponsored research.
    • Demonstrated understanding of university research environment and policies.
    • Advanced communication skills to clearly and effectively communicate information to internal and external audiences, client groups and all levels of management.
    • Strong analytical and problem solving skills to review and analyze complex information.
    • Strong service orientation, demonstrated ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, action-oriented, customer-focused service environment.
    • Extremely detail oriented and able to work well independently, but also able to seek out assistance when needed.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills, good judgment and the ability to conduct negotiations in a timely manner.
    • Strong organizational skills and the ability to prioritize a variety of tasks and demands.
    • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite and ability to learn applicable university and departmental systems.


CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES:

None.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*:

    • Frequently perform desk based computer tasks, seated work and use light/ fine grasping.
    • Occasionally stand, walk, use a telephone, lift, carry, push, and pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.
    • Rarely writes by hand.
    • * - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.

 

WORK STANDARDS (from JDL):

    • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
    • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
    • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.

 

 

clinical trial research process manager (CTRPM)

 

 

Clinical Trial Research Process Manager 
Job #  78767

Full-time
Grade:           H

Job Code:  4491 



If you would like to apply for this position, go to the Job Search webpage >>, enter Position # 78767 , then click on "Clinical Trial Research Pro cess Manager", then scroll to the bottom of the webpage and click on "Apply Online".

 


DESCRIPTION

Do you want to provide administrative support for cutting-edge patient care? Do you enjoy customer service? Would you like to be part of a great team working in a fast-paced environment? The Research Management Group serves as the institutional representative for all sponsored projects within the School of Medicine. Within RMG, the Clinical Trials (CT) Team focuses on assisting faculty who want to provide the latest drug, device, or treatment to patients. We offer our CT Research Process Managers extensive training and mentoring and have created a certification process that provides continued growth within the position. As a CT RPM, you earn two levels of certification, with each level bringing expanded institutional signature authority. With certification there is also the opportunity for a regular 1-2 day work-at-home schedule. 



DUTIES INCLUDE

    • Provide guidance to faculty, postdoctoral fellows, and department administrators using in-depth understanding of applicable federal regulations, sponsor requirements, and University policies, such as: Uniform Guidance, Cost Accounting Standards, Food and Drug Administration and Medicare pricing and reimbursements. 
    • Work with the principal investigator, study coordinators and department staff to provide oversight of the proposal preparation and/or post-award activities for a large volume and diverse set of complex federal and non-federal sponsored research projects involving multiple sub-awards, principal investigators, and/or cross-school initiatives.
    • Responsible for budget development based on a thorough understanding of University and sponsor requirements.
    • Review, approve and submit proposals as the institutional official.
    • Provide direction and counsel to faculty and department administrators regarding sponsored projects, and resolve issues relating to pre-award administration. 
    • Serve as the University representative liaison between the principal investigator and sponsor negotiating budget and payment terms.
    • Negotiate awards terms and conditions on behalf of the university and School of Medicine
    • Review and approve budget and payment terms of final award prior to issuance of award notification. Communicate award requirements to impacted departments.
    • Provide guidance and assist in the resolution of post-award administration. 
    • Gain independence towards completing and passing Certification I which will authorize signature authority on a subset of sponsored projects.
    • Contribute to process improvement through participation in team initiatives.

* - Other duties may also be assigned.



DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:



EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):


Bachelor's degree and three years of relevant experience, or an equivalent combination of education and relevant experience. 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):

    • Knowledge of relevant governmental regulation (e.g. OMB Uniform Guidance, Cost Accounting Standards, Medicare, FDA, OHRP)
    • Ability to understand and interpret university and sponsor policies. 
    • Strong analytical, interpersonal, and written and oral communication skills.
    • Demonstrated ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations. 
    • Demonstrated commitment to personal responsibilities and value for safety, shown through communication of safety concerns and sue and promotion of safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned. 


CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES:

Must obtain School of Medicine Process Manager Certification Level 1.


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*:

    • Frequently perform desk based computer tasks, seated work, use a telephone and use light/fine grasping. 
    • Occasionally write by hand, lift, carry, push pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.
    • Rarely stand, walk, sort, and file paperwork or parts. 

* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.


WORKING CONDITIONS: 

May work extended or non-standard hours based on project deadlines or business cycle needs.


WORK STANDARDS (from JDL):

    • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
    • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
    • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.

 

 

 

reporting analyst

 



Position title:   Reporting Analyst
Job #:           78126
Full time
Grade:          J
Job code:   4748



If you would like to apply for this position, go to the Job Search webpage >>, enter Position # 78126 , then click on "Reporting Analyst", then scroll to the bottom of the webpage and click on "Apply Online".


DESCRIPTION:

The Research Management Group (RMG) provides oversight and management of sponsored projects for the Stanford University School of Medicine. The Reporting & Analytics team expands and enhances the RMG’s contribution to the research mission of the School of Medicine through: [1] Effective reporting and practicable analysis on significant metrics, trends, and events in sponsored projects research that will propagate subject matter expertise and produce actionable information for leadership and business users at the School of Medicine; [2] Continual improvement processes that will increase the productivity, quality, and efficiency of RMG’s management of sponsored projects, as well as the data quality and integrity of the institutional data; and [3] Representing RMG in the development and/or enhancement of relevant data systems at the School and University.

If you are an organized and methodical person with a strong sense of curiosity, then you might be the ideal candidate for a position in the Reporting & Analytics team as a Reporting Analyst. The analyst is part of a highly collaborative team of professionals who are responsible for the production of institutional reports, responding to data/report requests, and the creation of interactive dashboards and electronic reports. (S) he will also interact with users of analytical information and other stakeholders throughout the School of Medicine to identify the most meaningful and cogent information that will meet their business and strategic needs.

This role is a critical component for all of the core activities of the team, and reports directly to the Associate Director for Reporting & Analytics. The position will support, and is funded by, the NIH's Clinical and Translational Awards (CTSA) Program, which is designed to promote the efficient transformation of scientific discoveries into clinical advances.


DUTIES INCLUDE:

    • Support the team’s core functions as an individual contributor and also as a collaborator.
    • Maintain high levels of data quality in all of Reporting & Analytics’ reports and deliverables.
    • Explore data from multiple angles, determine meaning behind the data, and recommend ways to apply the data.
    • Answer business questions by developing research methodology, gathering data and/or using appropriate statistical techniques on available data.

* - Other duties may also be assigned.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):


Bachelor degree in a relevant technical field and four years’ extensive experience or combination of education and relevant technical field experience solving analytical problems using quantitative approaches.


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):

    • Proficiency in manipulating and analyzing complex, high-volume data from varying sources.
    • Demonstrated experience querying, processing, analyzing, and reporting on large data sets. 
    • Experience in, and strong passion for, empirical research and answering hard questions with data.
    • Flexible analytical approach allowing for results at varying levels of precision.
    • Familiarity and experience with intermediate statistical methods and tools such as SPSS, SAS, R or similar tools.
    • Experience in all phases of research conducted at an academic institution is preferred.


CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES:

None.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*:

    • Constantly perform desk-based computer tasks.
    • Frequently sit, sort, file paperwork or parts, grasp lightly, and use fine manipulation, lift, carry, push and pull objects that weigh 10 pounds or less.
    • Occasionally write by hand, twist, bend, stoop and squat.
    • Rarely stand, walk, reach or work above shoulders and use a telephone.

* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.


WORKING CONDITIONS:

    • May work extended hours during peak business cycles.
    • Travel locally, around campus.


WORK STANDARDS (from JDL):

    • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
    • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
    • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.

 

 

research Process Manager (RPM 1)

 

 

Position Title: Research Process Manager (RPM 1)
Job # 79710
Full-time
Grade H
Job code:  4491

If you would like to apply for this position, go to the Job Search webpage >>, enter Position # 79710 , then click on "Research Process Manager", then scroll to the bottom of the webpage and click on "Apply Online".

DESCRIPTION

Is customer service your passion? Do you enjoy working as part of a team in a fast-paced environment? If so, then Stanford University School of Medicine has an extraordinary job opportunity! The Research Management Group has central oversight for all sponsored project funding in the School of Medicine. As a Research Process Manager 1 (RPM), you will work with faculty on developing and obtaining grant funding for their cutting edge research. We offer our RPMs an extensive training and mentoring program in research administration, and have created a certification program that provides continued growth within the position. As an RPM, you earn two levels of certification, with each level bringing expanded institutional signature authority. With certification there is also the opportunity for a regular 1-2 day work-at-home schedule.


DUTIES INCLUDE:

    • Work with the faculty, postdocs, and department administrators to provide support and oversight for administration of a large volume and diverse set of complex federal and non-federal sponsored research projects.
    • Provide direction and counsel to faculty, postdocs, and department administrators relating to pre-award and post-award administration of grants/contracts using in-depth understanding of applicable federal regulations, sponsor requirements, and University policies such as OMB A-21, OMB A-110, Cost Accounting Standards, Food and Drug Administration and Medicare pricing and reimbursements.
    • Responsible for budget development based on in-depth understanding of University and sponsor requirements.
    • Review and approve proposals as the institutional official before submission.
    • Negotiate and accept awards terms and conditions on behalf of the university and School.
    • Serve as the University representative liaison between the principal investigator and sponsor.
    • Collaborate with other University central offices involved with research administration processes.
    • Gain independence towards completing and passing Certification I which will authorize signature authority on a subset of sponsored projects.

* - Other duties may also be assigned.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:


EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):

Bachelor's degree and three years of relevant experience, or an equivalent combination of education and relevant experience.


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):

    • Knowledge of relevant governmental regulation (e.g. OMB Uniform Guidance, Cost Accounting Standards, Medicare, FDA, OHRP)
    • Ability to understand and interpret university and sponsor policies. 
    • Strong analytical, interpersonal, and written and oral communication skills.
    • Demonstrated ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations. 
    • Demonstrated commitment to personal responsibilities and value for safety, shown through communication of safety concerns and sue and promotion of safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned. 


CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES:
Must obtain School of Medicine Process Manager Certification Level 1.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*:

    • Frequently perform desk based computer tasks, seated work, use a telephone and use light/fine grasping. 
    • Occasionally write by hand, lift, carry, push pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.
    • Rarely stand, walk, sort, and file paperwork or parts

* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.

WORKING CONDITIONS:
May work extended or non-standard hours based on project deadlines or business cycle needs.


WORK STANDARDS (from JDL):

    • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
    • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
    • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.

 

 

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