Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Affirmative Action No.:: 19P084
First Consideration Date:: 04/03/2019
Department:: Research Affairs-SOM
Minimum Annual or Hourly Rate: $55,000
Support the Director of Clinical Trials in the business development, project management, community outreach and educational program initiatives of the Business Development Division of the Clinical Trials Research Alliance (CTRA).
Bachelor's degree and 5 years of experience in marketing, communications or outreach activities.
Proven organizational ability and strong attention to detail.
Familiar with Microsoft Office (MSWord, PowerPoint, Excel, Publisher, Outlook, etc.) project management software and website development
Demonstrates decision-making and problem-solving skills
Excellent project management skills including the ability to work on many projects simultaneously while meeting deadlines
Excellent time-management skills, communication and interpersonal skills (written and oral)
Background in clinical research / experience working with clinical investigators / experience with industry/government sponsored research
Essential Functions and percent of time::
35% – Business Development: Assist the Director of Clinical Trials in the facilitation of the business development process including identifying investigators, evaluating prospective clinical research projects, contacting industry sponsors or contract research organizations, interfacing with WSU/Premier administration / legal on Confidentiality Agreements. Provide sponsors with information about investigators’ expertise, potential subject population, CTRA operations capabilities, and site and treatment parameters, and scheduling site visits.
20% – Marketing: Responsible for marketing CTRA and for clinical trials including meeting with the investigator and research staff to determine a patient recruitment plan; assisting in executing the plan which might include creating marketing pieces such as advertisements, rack cards and flyers; contracting with outside organizations for traditional or social media advertising; interfacing with WSU and Premier marketing departments to utilize their communication vehicles including media relations; supporting internal marketing to reach physicians and other healthcare professionals for referrals; and organizing marketing documents for community physicians for referrals. Maintain the CTRA website including adding and deleting trials currently enrolling. Updating the CTRA flyer and Transcelerate form for use with sponsors. Creating department-specific marketing materials to use with sponsors and at medical and clinical trial conferences. Develop a quarterly newsletter.
20% – Project Management: Assisting the Director of Clinical Trials in developing and updating timelines for business development projects. Track the progress of these projects to provide metrics and measurement against established benchmarks. Collaborate with CTRA personnel involved in quality control, regulatory and budgeting to provide information required initiate the start-up process. Add new trials into Allegro software managing dates of business development process milestones. Maintain database / tracking tools which follow business development operations as well as other elements pertinent to business development
Normal office environment.
This is a grant funded position with continuation dependent on funding. Special contract terms and conditions of employment apply.
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