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UT Health Senior/Clinical Trial Program Manager - Orthopedic Research in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Senior/Clinical Trial Program Manager - Orthopedic Research

Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas



McGovern Medical School at UTHealth

Requisition #: 210002YK

Orthopedic Research

Full Time

TMC Lcoation


Responsible for supporting faculty in the submission of all research grants in the department that are applying for external funding. excluding fellowship salary and educational funding grants.

Functions include:

Grant writing, Study design, Grant budget (pre award) with collaboration with Grants and Contract manager, Grant submission, Supervise/teach research assistants/students/residents/fellows (trauma, sports, peds). Develop institutional collaborations to direct future research efforts that can lead to external funding (3D printing, imaging research, animal models, etc.). Monitor research output, determination of research staffing needs for studies, Clinical trials management, collaborate with regulatory manager.

Position Summary:

Coordinates and manages subject recruitment, site development, enrollment of human subjects and clinical trial monitoring.

Position Key Accountabilities:

  1. Oversees all aspects of the clinical trial. Identifies and evaluates programs, companies, universities/colleges, etc.., where large populations of potential subjects reside.

  2. Identifies, develops, and maintains suitable site(s) for on-going trial visits.

  3. Develops and implements presentations/recruiting initiatives for clinical trials including presenting to potential trial subjects.

  4. Maintains regular communication with clinical sites, investigators, subcontractors, and/or pharmaceutical companies.

  5. Interacts with project teams and provide required/necessary training.

  6. May create annual budget, negotiate with service contracts, and reports on progress and authorizes expenditures.

  7. Manages Human Resources activities for direct reports in regards to: recruiting and selection, hiring and termination, training, professional development, mentoring, counseling, performance evaluations, and salary planning.

  8. Other duties as assigned.


Depending on clinical trial, an RN registered in the state of Texas might be required.

Depending on clinical trial a Human subjects training certificate might be required.

Bilingual – English/Spanish preferred.

Minimum Education:

Bachelor’s degree. In the event that an RN degree is required, the bachelor’s degree may be waived.

Minimum Experience:

Five (5) years of relevant experience. Pharmaceutical or clinical research strongly preferred. Senior level requires seven (7) years experience.

Physical Requirements:

Exerts up to 100 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 50 pounds frequently and/or up to 20 pounds constantly to move objects.

This position may include work involving potentially hazardous chemical, biological or radioactive agents.

Security Sensitive:

This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215

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