Manager Division Clinical Research - OB/GYN - Oncology

companyWashington University In St. Louis School of Arts&Sciences
location1 Barnes Jewish Hospital Plaza, St. Louis, MO 63110, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/21/2024
Laboratory and Research
Full Time

Scheduled Hours


Position Summary

Responsible for overall clinical research study planning, coordinating, and execution of all study-related activities, including extensive interaction with the Internal Review Board (IRB), study sponsors, and investigators.

Job Description

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the management of the Division of Clinical Research and the day-to-day functions of the division.
  • Responsible for recruiting, hiring, managing and review of clinical research staff, including salary sourcing decisions with participation of investigators.
  • Makes recommendations and participates in the development of and implements decisions and policies and procedures for the clinical research division.
  • Oversees federal and sponsor funding; monitors financial performance of the clinical research division against operating budget.
  • Monitors compliance of the clinical research division with the IRB, federal mandates and grant compliance; identifies areas needing improvement and suggests solutions to problems.
  • Assists with compliance monitoring and audits.
  • Aids in the strategic planning of the Division of Clinical Research.
  • Responsible for research education and training of clinical research staff to include the development of a research manuals and training program to maintain research compliance.
  • Acts as liaison in matters relating to clinical research activities between the department, the School of Medicine and external agencies.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of grant compliance and FDA regulations.
  • Accounting experience.
  • Familiarity with University systems.
  • Ability to take action in solving problems while exhibiting judgment and a realistic understanding of issues.
  • Ability to organize or schedule people or tasks, to develop realistic plans while being sensitive to the needs of different constituencies, time constraints and resource availability.
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing clearly and effectively, presenting ideas, documenting activities, reading and interpreting written information such as federal, state and internal guidelines and requirements.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in business administration, clinical research or a health care related field.
  • Four years of experience in management, and direct experience in research-related activities.
  • Basic Life Support Certification required and must be obtained within one month of employment. Online BLS certifications, those without a skills assessment component, are not sufficient to meet the BLS requirements. 



Salary Range

$73,700.00 - $125,900.00 / AnnuallyThe salary range reflects base salaries paid for positions in a given job grade across the University. Individual rates within the range will be determined by factors including one's qualifications and performance, equity with others in the department, market rates for positions within the same grade and department budget.


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Benefits Statement


  • Up to 22 days of vacation, 10 recognized holidays, and sick time.
  • Competitive health insurance packages with priority appointments and lower copays/coinsurance.
  • Want to Live Near Your Work and/or improve your commute? Take advantage of our free Metro transit U-Pass for eligible employees. We also offer a forgivable home loan of up to $12,500 for closing costs and a down payment for homes in eligible neighborhoods.
  • WashU provides eligible employees with a defined contribution (403(b)) Retirement Savings Plan, which combines employee contributions and university contributions starting at 7%.


  • Wellness challenges, annual health screenings, mental health resources, mindfulness programs and courses, employee assistance program (EAP), financial resources, access to dietitians, and more!


  • We offer 4 weeks of caregiver leave to bond with your new child. Family care resources are also available for your continued childcare needs. Need adult care? We’ve got you covered.
  • WashU covers the cost of tuition for you and your family, including dependent undergraduate-level college tuition up to 100% at WashU and 40% elsewhere after seven years with us.

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