Clinical Operations Manager Collaborative Health Studies Coordinating Center, Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis Data Coordinating Center

% FTE: 100
Location: Seattle - Sand Point
Closing Date: open until filled
Opportunity Type: Research Staff

Biostatistics has an outstanding opportunity for a Clinical Operations Manager.  This position requires a high level of autonomy and the ability to make decisions at the management level.  It requires planning and synthesizing research activities and directing the work of programmers and research coordinators, careful attention to detail and accuracy, understanding of research protocols, and strong organization skills. As the point of contact for a large number of field centers, this position requires strong communication and time management skills and the ability to juggling multiple competing priorities.   

The Collaborative Health Studies Coordinating Center (CHSCC) is a non-profit, academic organization with over 20 years of experience running multi-site epidemiologic studies and clinical trials. Our center is a collaborative effort involving faculty, staff and students from the Departments of Biostatistics and Epidemiology at the University of Washington. Our team of programmers, biostatisticians, epidemiologists and project managers provides expertise in study design, data collection and management, and statistical analysis. Our mission is to support studies that further scientific inquiry in areas that will ultimately impact public health. We also support the next generation of researchers by offering assistantships to current students and postdoctoral fellowships to recent graduates. The CHSCC seeks a full-time Clinical Operations Manager for the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis Data Coordinating Center, an NHLBI-funded study of cardiovascular disease that started in 2000.  Under the direction of the Project Director and MESA investigators across the US, the Clinical Operations Manager will design and implement a 7th clinical exam and be the primary liaison with clinical sites for all clinical operations issues including protocol implementation, data collection, data quality, and training and certification of clinic staff.
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