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Research Program Manager

John Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD
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Classified Title: Research Program Manager
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/4/MD
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Status: Full-Time

Department: Oncology
Work Schedule/Hours: Monday-Friday/8:30-5p/37.5 hours

Location: East Baltimore
ersonnel area: School of Medicine

The Department of Oncology is seeking a full time Research Program Manager that will be responsible for the overall management of the clinical trials portfolio and clinical research activities within the Melanoma Program. The role will be responsible for managing research staff, developing and implementing effective data management and regulatory procedures, and ensuring research staff are properly trained. Candidate will report to the Research Nurse Manager.


  • Responsible for the recruitment, training and supervision of research data management and regulatory personnel within the Program.
  • Oversee the protocol approval process and maintain regulatory compliance within the Program.
  • Work with research coordinators, inpatient/outpatient nurses, research nurses, research pharmacy, and other research cores to optimize the practical implementation of the Program.
  • Ensure research staff maintain complete and accurate research data and implementing electronic charts in a real time basis and are well prepared for auditing and monitoring visits.
  • Work closely with Research Nurse Manager to ensure that Research Nurses and Data Management staff work together effectively.
  • Conduct site initiation visits for studies where the PI is the Coordinating Center. Maintain communication with affiliate institutions to ensure high quality data submission, timely submission of data and adherence to guidelines.
  • Initiate and conduct meetings and other research activities with sponsors of clinical trials as needed.
  • Manage the process of budget generation and financial management of the program in collaboration with the Research Nurse Manager, Budget specialist/Analyst and the Administrative Manager. Work closely with PI and the Institutions Office of Research Billing to ensure Insurance Coverage Analyses are completed and accurate. Participate in Prospective Reimbursement Analysis approvals with PI guidance as necessary. .
  • Maintain a system for tracking and reporting milestones for financial invoicing within the Program.
  • Actively participate in Research Program Management meetings.
  • Actively participate in implementing the Clinical Research Management System (CRMS) within the Program.
  • Analyze data associated with clinical trials, as needed by the Program.
  • Assist regulatory specialists with informed consents and protocol amendments for investigator-initiated studies, as needed.
  • Ensure SKCCC Standard Operating Procedures are in practice.
  • Work closely with other Program Managers and other Departments to help create effective, efficient research systems, and avoid duplication of effort.
  • Supervise space allocation within the designated work area.


BA/BS degree in Biological/Social Sciences or other appropriate discipline required, a minimum of 5 years experience in complex and detailed clinical trials/medical research, a minimum of two years clinical experience in clinical trial and or clinical research in a patient setting required. Candidate must be able to demonstrate supervisory responsibilities andmust be proficient in the use of software applications, databases, spreadsheets and word processing.Additional education (graduate level) may substitute for required experience.

JHU Equivalency Formula: 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience.


Masters degree in a related discipline and a Certification as a Clinical Research Professional is desired.

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.


If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu<>. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.


The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work.  Your recruiter will advise accordingly.


During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.


The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.


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Posted: 2018-10-17 Expires: 2019-02-16

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