The Department of Health Policy and Management
at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has an
opening for a faculty position in clinical trial
implementation. This position is open rank on the non-tenure
scientist track. Rank will be commensurate with
qualifications and experience.
The successful candidate will serve
as a core member of the
Coordinating Center for the Major Extremity Trauma and
Rehabilitation Consortium (www.metrc.org),
a Department of Defense funded multi-center collaboration of
over 30 civilian and military trauma centers dedicated to
conducting the research needed to improve outcomes of service
members and civilians who sustain major limb trauma. METRC
provides the platform for contributing to the science of
conducting clinical research in a challenging patient
population and treatment environment. The position includes a
combination of administrative and scholarly activities and
requires coordination with investigators and staff from
multiple departments and institutions.
Applicants for the
position should have a Masterís Degree or Ph.D. with training
and experience in the design and conduct of clinical research.
The successful candidate will
exhibit potential for
a distinguished record of scholarship in clinical trials
implementation and outcomes research more broadly.
The Research Study Director will
manage and coordinate several multicenter clinical trials
supported by METRC. Under the direction of the METRC
Coordinating Center Director and Deputy Director Director(s),
the Research Study Director is responsible for writing
narratives for new grant submissions, developing research
protocols, managing protocol committees, and overseeing site
performance, study enrollment and follow-up, data analysis and
communication of results.
specifically, the Research Study Director will:
independently and serve as a key contributor to study
development and design for several multicenter studies.
Lead development of
study protocols and data collection forms. This involves
providing oversight and coordination of protocol committee
meetings, piloting data collection, and managing research
staff within the coordinating center to deliver training on
study procedures to research teams at participating clinical
approvals, amendments, and annual progress reports for each
study in accordance with local IRB and sponsor IRB policies.
interpret, and integrate data from reports on enrollment,
follow-up, and data quality for assigned studies.
Participate in the
analysis and interpretation of study results and drafting
study reports and papers.
technical and scientific guidance to the research staff and
Serve on consortium
working groups or committees as appropriate.
meetings, conferences and training courses to enhance job and
Applicants should submit a letter
of interest and a current CV. Applicants should also arrange
for three professional references to submit recommendation
letters. These items can be sent or emailed to:
Renan Castillo, PhD
Deputy Director, Major Extremity
Trauma Research Consortium
Department of Health Policy and
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of
415 N Washington Street, Room 353
Baltimore, MD 21231
Application review will be begin
on January 1, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.
The Johns Hopkins University is an
equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to
recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of
outstanding faculty, staff, and students. All applicants who
share this goal are encouraged to apply.