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Clinical Research Program Manager, Data Management

USC Alzheimer's Therapeutic Research Institute San Diego, California

The USC Keck School of Medicine Alzheimer’s Therapeutic Research Institute (ATRI), located in San Diego, California, is an academic institute comprised of an expert panel of scientific collaborators committed to advancing the development of new treatments for Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) through innovative clinical trials.   ATRI consists of study teams that are highly collaborative, involving the nation’s lead researchers from the Alzheimer’s scientific community, biostatisticians, data managers, project managers, regulatory, system developers, and industry partners.

The Program Manager will lead a growing Data Management team and be responsible for carrying out program objectives in the area of clinical data management. As part of a dynamic team, this individual will work closely with and support the clinical research team and investigators specialized in Alzheimer’s disease clinical trials worldwide.

The ideal candidate will have at least 7 years experience in clinical trials at a pharmaceutical, biotechnology, or academic clinical research institute, will be well versed in the discipline of Clinical Data Management principles in managing the capture, validation, delivery and archiving of clinical data, and have a strong understanding of databases, data analysis, and managing multi-site clinical trials.  Additionally the candidate will have strong communication skills, proven organizational management, problem solving skills and experience managing people and expectations, either directly or indirectly. 

Key Responsibilities:

 - Oversee and provide direction to a team of data managers and data analysts for all aspects of data capture, validation, delivery and archiving.

 - Direct Data Management team to prioritize data management activities across 12-15 clinical trials and observational studies

- Lead process improvement, optimization, and standardization initiatives.

- Lead cross-functional collaboration, decision-making and goal setting to achieve department and organizational goals.

Location: San Diego, CA

Salary is dependent on education and experience.


Minimum Education - Bachelor's degree or combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education.

Minimum Experience - 3 years

Minimum Field of Expertise - Directly related professional and supervisory experience in area of program specialization.


REQ20044977 Posted Date: 11/10/2017 - Thru date - 1/31/2018

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