Staff Positions

Manager, Clinical Research

JOB NO:517970
WORK TYPE:Staff Full-Time
LOCATION:Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
CATEGORIES:Research/Scientific/Grants
DEPARTMENT:29120000 – MD-PSYCHIATRY

CLASSIFICATION TITLE: Manager, Clinical Research
JOB DESCRIPTION: The Manager of Clinical Research for the UF Neurocognitive Laboratory oversees multiple federal grants, research projects funded by state monies, and a host of other projects funded by various mechanisms. This position oversees computers and equipment, staff/students/post doctoral associates, regulatory activities, and research-associated supplies.

Laboratory Management – Will direct clinical research operations for the UF Neurocognitive Laboratory: Serving as primary laboratory staff during the Director’s absence. Responsible for management of staff for the Neurocognitive Laboratory.  Oversight and/or maintenance of multiple federal, state and otherwise funded grants and projects.  Additionally oversees the development of diverse databases (electroencephalography, event-related potential, functional Magnetic Resonance Imagery, and neuropsychology databases – REDCap, NIAAA Data Archive, etc.). Oversee the integrity of the data scoring and entry. Maintaining historical databases.  Coordinating with on-campus core resources (UF CTSI Clinical Research Center, Recruitment Center, etc.).  Promoting and coordinating Human Subjects Protections training and study protocol trainings for research staff, undergraduate researchers, graduate students, and postdoctoral associates on study protocols and the neuropsychological and psychosocial assessments.  Providing technological support for research protocols and serving as back-up administrator for testing.  Procuring new equipment by interfacing with purchasing, UF IT, and UF Risk Management. Maintaining laboratory equipment (EEG amplifiers, EEG caps, BAC & CO monitors, 18 desktop computers, 15 laptops, display panels, driving simulator, eye tracker, response buttons, etc.). Overseeing purchasing of supplies and other research-related costs for the Neurocognitive Laboratory.

UF Center for Addiction Research & Education (UF CARE) – Serving as administrator for the UF Center for Addiction Research & Education. Providing support and coordination of monthly seminars with the UF CARE Seminar Committee and the Director, arranging meeting space/online meetings, letters of invitation/honoraria/travel arrangements for speakers, and promotion via established and acceptable methods.  Producing the UF CARE Newsletter monthly (during the Fall and Spring Semesters), highlighting member accomplishments, planned UF CARE events, UF CARE media (podcasts, recorded seminars, etc.), training and funding opportunities, etc..  Maintaining updated email distribution lists.  Coordinating UF CARE’s annual grants with fiscal staff and awardees (trainee travel/networking and dissertation support grants, etc.). Maintaining an engaging and updated website and social media presence. Coordinating travel, honoraria, meetings, meeting space, speakers, etc. for the UF CARE Annual Symposium. Supporting committees in their work, especially the Executive Committee, Seminar Committee, Symposium Committee, and Grant/Awards Committee. Providing announcements and official letters as appropriate to members. Organizing fundraising efforts (alumni, annual IDC allocations, etc.).

Administration – Serving as lab Director’s primary liaison for campus departments (Institutional Review Board, Clinical Research Center, CTSI, other UF Departments, HealthStreet, Human Subjects Payments, Physical Plant, UF Health IT, etc.) and other non-campus-based organizations (addiction treatment facilities, grant funding agencies, regulatory agencies, etc.). Assisting lab PIs in meetings with other faculty and staff regarding research activities (scheduling, taking notes, follow-up after meetings). Assisting in support of the Director of UF CARE, Co-Vice Chair of Research in the Department of Psychiatry, Member of UF IRB-01, Chief of Addiction Research in the Department of Psychiatry (scheduling, preparing periodic divisional reports, assisting with faculty annual reviews, arranging travel, coordinating leave and travel forms, etc.).

Research Development (Neurocognitive Laboratory) – Active in planning and drafting of research grant proposals submitted to various federal, state, and private agencies. Creating and monitoring research participant recruitment methods. Working to coordinate the research team in successfully recruiting adequate numbers of qualified research participants for the various research studies that the Principal Investigator has currently active. This includes oversight of tracking recruitment effectively, training laboratory technicians, students, and post doctoral associates to interact with potential participants, determining cost efficiency of recruitment methods (whether it be flyer distribution, radio advertisements, news print ads, etc.). Executing recruitment and retention activities. Understanding the needs of the laboratory in terms of participant enrollment, and be able to implement or adjust policies to better accommodate these needs. Responsible for monitoring and implementing laboratory policies for recruitment within addiction treatment facilities. Recruitment of substance abusers will be a large part of the subject recruitment effort, but will be much different than recruitment of community controls. Lead the laboratory to approach treatment facilities with policies of diplomacy and follow required privacy policies. Oversee recruitment of appropriate control subjects from the general community. Execute efforts to retain subjects in longitudinal studies.

EXPECTED SALARY: $68,200 – $75,000
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Masters degree in appropriate area of specialization; or a bachelor degree in appropriate areas of specialization and two years of experience.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the following areas:

  • Database development, data analysis, SAS statistical software, office/laboratory management, event logistics and planning
  • Ability to work under stressful conditions in a rapid-paced office environment
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Subject recruitment, familiarity with EEG and MRI technology
  • Working knowledge of brain electrophysiology and training in the conduct of human subject research.
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANTS: In order to be considered, you must upload your cover letter, resume and list of three professional references with contact information.

The University of Florida is committed to non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations, genetic information and veteran status in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

This is a time limited position.

This requisition has been reposted. Previous applicants are still under consideration and need not apply

HEALTH ASSESSMENT REQUIRED: No

 

ADVERTISED:27 Aug 2021  Eastern Daylight Time
APPLICATIONS CLOSE:14 Oct 2021 Eastern Daylight Time

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Resident /Fellowship Program Coordinator I

JOB NO:517395
WORK TYPE:Staff Full-Time
LOCATION:Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
CATEGORIES:Administrative/Professional, Research/Scientific/Grants
DEPARTMENT:29120000 – MD-PSYCHIATRY

CLASSIFICATION TITLE: Resident/Fellowship Program Coordinator I
JOB DESCRIPTION:

This position supports the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (DCAP) to achieve its educational, research, and service goals.

MedConsult Service (DCF Contract).  Answers phones, schedules appointments, processes pre-consents (faxed paperwork), data entry, runs reports, submits monthly paperwork, and manages contract (i.e., creates line item budget, schedules and participates in monthly conference calls, etc.)

DCAP Administrative Support- Answers phone calls, receives visitors, prepares and reproduces documents (such as residency training materials), sorts, screens, distributes and forwards mail and other forms of communication (such as emails and pages), systematically files administrative records (both paper and electronic), maintains office supply inventories and equipment, processes and submits leave, travel requisitions, and other administrative forms in a timely fashion, maintaining the organization and appearance of DCAP administrative offices and common areas, and provides any other administrative support to DCAP personnel that is generally associated with regular secretarial duties.  Involves helping the Training Director coordinate administrative training of the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry fellowship and recruitment of new fellows.

Special project assignments.  Provides support services, such as making arrangements for events, scheduling activities and facilities (training seminars and resident candidate visits), transcribing medical reports.  Assists with various Child Psychiatry Division contract work. Department of Juvenile Justice Consult Line, Alachua County Juvenile Detention Center, Marion Regional Juvenile Detention Center, Meridian Counseling and Wellness Center, Youth Services, Children’s Home Society).

Assists Program Director and Assistant Program Director of the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship Program with the following duties: Corresponds with American Association of Directors of Psychiatric Residency Training, Association of American Medical Colleges (ERAS, GME Track), American Board of Medical Specialties, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Inc, American Medical Association,  Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, Precert, GME, Florida Board of Medicine, and others; Maintains New Innovations Residency Management Suite (which has significantly increased in complexity and requirement over the last couple of years); coordinates fellow credentialing; coordinates the child fellow call schedule, coordinates resident rotations for other pediatric subspecialists rotating with child psychiatry; coordinates all graduation duties, coordinates all recruitment; provides orientation; coordinates administrative and educational training of the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry fellowship duties and requirements.

Medical Psychology Faculty and Postdoctoral Psychology Administrative Support: provides administrative support, and coordination of leave/travel. Administrative support duties include scanning, copying, faxing, correlating credentialing, and coordinating meetings/lunches/educational materials.

EXPECTED SALARY: $44,700 – $55,000
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor degree and two years of relevant experience; or an equivalent combination of education and relevant experience.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Knowledge of general office procedures and medical and scientific terminology.

Excellent interpersonal, communication and organization skills

Proficiency using Microsoft Office, PowerPoint and other standard computer software.

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANTS: In order to be considered, you must upload your cover letter, resume and list of three references with contact information.

The University of Florida is committed to non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations, genetic information and veteran status in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training.

This is a time limited position.

This requisition has been reposted. Previous applicants are still under consideration and need not apply

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

HEALTH ASSESSMENT REQUIRED: No

 

ADVERTISED:23 Jul 2021  Eastern Daylight Time
APPLICATIONS CLOSE:19 Oct 2021 Eastern Daylight Time

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