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Dept Name- Hematology amp; Medical Oncology
Job Title: Research Program Director
The Research Program Director is responsible for administrative, operational and business oversight of research projects for the Director of the Center for Thoracic Oncology, within the Tisch Cancer Institute. Collaborates with and oversees Principal Investigators (P.I.) of a global research initiative in patient oriented research. Reviews preparation of grants, negotiations of clinical trial agreements; integrates laboratory and clinical aspects of projects; creates and implements budgets; drafts agreements with external institutions; oversees staffing and related human resources activity.
Roles and Responsibilities:
- Collaborates with members of the TRC and other academic groups in program development, consultation, and the planning and delivery of optimal unit operations.
bull; Responsible for creating and global annual TRC budgets and monitoring expenses
bull; Analyzes monthly grant activity, monitors grant spending reports and expenditures posted to assigned grant projects and serves as a liaison to GCO office, sponsored projects and other collaborating departments to ensure that grants are properly managed.
- Establishes goals and objectives for all ongoing research projects, consistent with Mount Sinai Health System policies as well as Federal, State and local regulations.
bull; Runs reports as needed by Divisional and Institute business office
bull; May create and distribute funding opportunities packets, calendars and special alerts.
- Oversees the preparation of grants and IRB paperwork, financial activity and contracts.
bull; Works with PIs and related services to develop budget for individual projects
bull; Collaborates and communicates with external agencies, sponsors, and institutions.
bull; Provides assistance and guidance in the preparation of budgets, GCO/IRB paperwork, application forms, no costs extensions and subcontracts.
bull; Monitors project to alert post-awards team when invoiceable event or milestone is achieved, or if project is ready for closeout.
bull; Reviews and provides supplemental and amended information to extramural sponsors on grant applications.
bull; Reviews grants and contracts proposals and expenditures prior to submissions for accuracy, completeness, and compliance with all applicable policies, procedures, and regulations.
bull; Collects and maintains related data in agreements databases
bull; Maintains a library of bio-sketches, other support, and training records for grant proposals.
bull; Ensures that grants and contracts applications are submitted and routed to the appropriate committee (Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee, Institutional Review Board, Bio-Safety Officer and Financial Conflict of Interest in Research Committee).
- Facilitates timely and responsive communication and proactive responsible decision making.
bull; Maintains computer documentation and appropriate files for proposal submissions, awards, and research expenditures including payments to collaborators for work performed including per-patient reimbursements.
bull; Acts as a liaison with departmental administrators, faculty and extramural funding agencies (federal, state, local and non-profit organizations) to endorse any edits to the proposals prior to institutional endorsement.
bull; Flags and refers project over to regulatory bodies when needed.
bull; Acts as a liaison with the Institutional Bio-Safety Officer, Biomedical Research Alliance of New York and Committee on Special Awards and Fellowships.
- May arrange for the availability of human and material resources to facilitate positive outcomes for ongoing research projects.
bull; Works with directors, sponsors, collaborating academic centers and consortia, GCO, and MSIP to shepherd agreements (such as contracts, clinical trial riders, material transfer agreements) through completion and execution of agreements.
bull; Manages new correlative and translational agreements.
bull; Works with Divisional grants team and Sponsored Projects to open project account
- Participates in the development and implementation of ongoing quality improvement activities as per policies and protocols.
bull; Acts as a liaison with departmental administrators and clinical unit leaders to implement and harmonize clinical processes that will facilitate alignment of personnel to research objectives while improving consistency of clinical care.P
- May participate in the identification and response to potential and actual risk management issues.
- Responsible for human resources, includes of recruitment, hiring, evaluating, retention, discipline and termination.
bull; Helps create and implement strategies to find, reward and retain highly skilled research personnel
bull; Reviews TRC staff evaluations annually and helps implement organizational improvements
- Develops and maintains systems which support efficient and effective functioning of designated research areas.
bull; Fosters teamwork among all TRC staff ( laboratory and clinical)
- Performs other related duties.
bull; Manages other related special projects as required
bull; BA/BS degree required; Masterrsquo;s degree preferred in related field such as bioinformatics or computer science.
bull; 7 years of related experience in a hospital/medical/research environment required.
bull; 3 years of Supervisory experience preferred.
Skills amp; Abilities:
bull; Ability to multi-task; detail oriented.
bull; Excellent written and oral communication skills.
bull; Programming experience in database management using languages such as SQL a plus.
bull; Prior experience working with datasets, research experience and writing background a plus.
bull; Ability to motivate, develop and coach individuals
The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet wersquo;re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinairsquo;s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together.
We work hard to acquire and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you can develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, can make an impact on quality patient care.
Who We Are
Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.
Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Lukersquo;s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.
The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation.
Shift : Full-time
Primary Location: New York-New York