Job Req ID:  112174

Research Program Manager

 Under the direction of and in collaboration with the Principal Investigator(s) and other leadership, the Research Program Manager will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Johns Hopkins Center of Excellence in Regulatory Science and Innovation (JH-CERSI), a multi-year contract funded by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that facilitates collaborative research between Johns Hopkins faculty and FDA scientists focused on FDA’s regulatory science priorities. In this capacity, the candidate will be involved with developing new proposals submitted to the FDA; serving as a key interface between FDA staff and scientists and Johns Hopkins investigators and trainees; and facilitating the administration, monitoring and reporting out of scientific and educational activities undertaken at Johns Hopkins University on behalf of the JH-CERSI. More information about specific duties is provided below and more information about the JHCERSI is available here: https://publichealth.jhu.edu/center-of-excellence-in-regulatoryscience-and-innovation.


The candidate will also support the activities of Johns Hopkins Center for Drug Safety and  Effectiveness (CDSE), a nexus of scholarship focused on pharmacoepidemiology and drug

policy at Johns Hopkins, and The Research Program Manager will administratively coordinate protocol design and implementation and work directly with faculty and senior staff to

coordinate, collect, manage and conduct data related activities. The CDSE uses state-of-the-art analysis methods to address timely questions examining medication effectiveness, safety and utilization and the impact of drug policies, in order to improve prescription drug use and pharmaceutical policy in the United States and around the world. Many of the scientific

investigations examine either population-based patterns and determinants of pharmaceutical use or the impact of changes in pharmaceutical policy on pharmaceutical expenditures and

utilization. In this capacity, the Research Program Manager will manage and coordinate as well as aid in the conduct of research and data analysis using secondary data from audits of

office-based prescribing or other national surveys, administrative health claims, information about retail pharmacy sales and pharmaceutical distribution or promotion and electronic health 

records. The Research Program Manager will be directly involved in all phases of projects, from conceptual development through implementation, analysis, and the production of papers,

posters, and other academic products. Numerous examples of the types of projects that will be pursued are reflected by Dr. Alexander's work which is available in PubMed.


Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Serve as point of contact between Johns Hopkins faculty and FDA staff for communications related to CERSI research and administrative matters.
  • Coordinate CERSI quarterly update meetings, including development and iteration of update slides.
  • Draft, iterate and submit bi-annual FDA and NIH reports detailing CERSI activities and accomplishments.
  • Administer and provide day-to-day oversight of research award from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration focused on key regulatory science priorities (CERSI)
  • Manage development, submission, and initiation of FDA-funded collaborative research projects led by Johns Hopkins faculty.
  • Maintain detailed working knowledge of study protocols and ensure adherence to protocols.
  • Meet with the research team as needed and facilitate regular communication to provide oversight and guidance in protocol implementation and adherence.
  • Serve as a preceptor to student volunteers.
  • Plan and conduct literature reviews; develop data collection instruments; transcribe and code data; prepare summaries and reports.
  • Conduct descriptive and other statistical analyses for senior analysts and faculty.
  • Assist in the interpretation of analyses and writing of manuscripts and other reports.
  • Present research findings at staff meetings, seminars, and scientific conferences; participating in writing reports and manuscripts.
  • Demonstrate and serve as a role model for a positive work environment, including high motivation, positive attitude, good judgment, tact and sensitivity in all interpersonal interactions with research staff, investigators, students and participants.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in related discipline. Related Master's preferred.
  • Five years related experience, including demonstrated supervisory or lead responsibilities.
  • Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.


Preferred Qualifications


Special Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • The ideal candidate for this position will have excellent verbal and written communication skills, outstanding quantitative skills, and a strong interest in collaborative research.
  • Data management and organizational skills are important.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and excellent organizational and time management skills required.
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • All IRB-required courses must be completed, and appropriate exams passed with necessary certification within 2 weeks of start date.

 


 

Classified Title: Research Program Manager 
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MD  
Starting Salary Range: Min $55,200 - Max $96,600 Annually ($72,000 targeted; Commensurate with experience) 
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: Monday to Friday: 8:30 am – 5 pm 
Exempt Status: Exempt 
Location: School of Public Health 
Department name: ​​​​​​​Epidemiology 
Personnel area: School of Public Health 

 

Total Rewards
The referenced salary range is based on Johns Hopkins University’s good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience, market conditions, education/training and skill level. Johns Hopkins offers a total rewards package that supports our employees' health, life, career and retirement. More information can be found here: https://hr.jhu.edu/benefits-worklife/

 

Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines:
JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.

**Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.


The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check. Johns Hopkins is committed to hiring individuals with a justice-involved background, consistent with applicable policies and current practice. A prior criminal history does not automatically preclude candidates from employment at Johns Hopkins University. In accordance with applicable law, the university will review, on an individual basis, the date of a candidate’s conviction, the nature of the conviction and how the conviction relates to an essential job-related qualification or function.

 

The Johns Hopkins University values diversity, equity and inclusion and advances these through our key strategic framework, the JHU Roadmap on Diversity and Inclusion.

 

Accommodation Information

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 Talent Acquisition Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711. For more information about workplace accommodations or accessibility at Johns Hopkins University, please visit accessibility.jhu.edu.

 

Johns Hopkins has mandated COVID-19 and influenza vaccines, as applicable. The COVID-19 vaccine does not apply to positions located in the State of Florida. Exceptions to the COVID and flu vaccine requirements may be provided to individuals for religious beliefs or medical reasons. Requests for an exception must be submitted to the JHU vaccination registry. For additional information, applicants for SOM positions should visit https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/coronavirus/covid-19-vaccine/ and all other JHU applicants should visit https://covidinfo.jhu.edu/health-safety/covid-vaccination-information/.

 

The following additional provisions may apply, depending on campus. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

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.

 

Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.

 

 

Total Rewards
The referenced salary range is based on Johns Hopkins University’s good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience, market conditions, education/training and skill level. Johns Hopkins offers a total rewards package that supports our employees' health, life, career and retirement. More information can be found here: https://hr.jhu.edu/benefits-worklife/.

Accommodation Information
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 Talent Acquisition Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711. For more information about workplace accommodations or accessibility at Johns Hopkins University, please visit https://accessibility.jhu.edu/.

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