Manager, Clinical Research - School of Medicine

Job Number
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
School Of Medicine
SOM: Medicine: Cardiology
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
Position involves clinical patient contact.
Job Category
Campus Location (For Posting) : City
Location : Name
Emory Hospital Midtown

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Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.



  • Provides leadership and oversight of significant clinical research project(s) with an emphasis on managing, evaluating and training research staff.
  • Recruits, orients, and typically manages a research and administrative staff of eight to fifteen employees.
  • Plans protocol, develops policies and establishes standards for the research unit.
  • Develops and writes proposals for grants to conduct research.
  • Manages research studies and related protocols.
  • Acts as a resource person for the medical staff and community outreach.
  • Develops and provides educational information and expertise in research protocol and research driven treatment modalities.
  • Collaborates with others to develop and oversee effective internal quality assurance and control procedures.
  • Plans and develops budgets for new protocols.
  • Regularly monitors expenses and receipts for active protocols.
  • Develops plans to ensure clinical research generates sufficient income to cover operating expenses.
  • Demonstrates a knowledge of and competency in all regulatory requirements (FDA, GCP, ICH and HIC.)
  • Submits applications and maintains Investigational New Drug (INDs) and Investigational Device Exemptions (IDEs) with the FDA.
  • Responsible for regulatory compliance at every level.
  • Develops and audits appropriate record-keeping procedures.
  • Develops and prepares operational and statistical reports for management and regulatory agencies.
  • Provides information for grant and contract applications and assists in the preparation of grants, contracts, and Requests for Proposal (RFPs).
  • Performs related responsibilities as required.


  • Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state of Georgia.
  • Six years clinical trials research experience which includes previous project management or leadership experience.
  • Two years of supervisory or managerial experience.
  • Certified Research Administrator (CRA) or Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) preferred.
  • Previous grant writing experience.
  • Knowledgeable and proficient in the use of various computer applications/systems.
  • May be required to work with, take specific precautions against and/or be immunized against potentially hazardous agents.

NOTE: Position tasks are required to be performed in-person at an Emory University location; working remote is not an option. Emory reserves the right to change this status with notice to employee.

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