Clinical Research Manager, Nephrology Clinical Research Center, UVA
Job ID: R0036500 | Clinical Research | Full Time | Charlottesville, VA
The Division of Nephrology's Nephrology Clinical Research Center (NCRC) at the University of Virginia's (UVA) School of Medicine seeks candidates for the position of Clinical Research Manager. This position will actively manage the daily operations of the NCRC, which include staff management, development and evaluation, as well as resource management. The Clinical Research Manager will be responsible for the development of clinical research policies and procedures and have significant responsibility for the overall functioning and effectiveness of the clinical research. In addition to managing complex clinical trials programs, the position will direct the work of an entire NCRC Team.

The Nephrology Clinical Research Center (NCRC) offers a unique opportunity for kidney-oriented clinical research directly adjacent to the Kidney Center Clinic and Dialysis Unit. The NCRC provides clinical space, equipment, standard protocols, on-site biorepository and professional staff to conduct a host of patient-oriented studies, clinical trials, epidemiologic studies and outcomes research. PhD-trained biostatisticians and data analysts provide dedicated time to support projects in the NCRC, including trainee projects.

Our core mission is to improve the lives of people with kidney disease and advance scholarship in nephrology by facilitating rigorous and relevant clinical research. Our portfolio of industry-oriented studies will help develop new treatments and diagnostics in kidney disease, while providing opportunities for our patients to participate in trials. Our investigator-driven portfolio will pursue innovative research that answers fundamental questions in nephrology, translates existing knowledge to patients, and inspires early-career faculty and trainees to develop investigative careers.

The successful candidate will be expected to:
  • Supervise the Clinical Research staff, manage resources and participate in clinical research policy and procedure development.
  • Work within and outside the University, soliciting clinical research opportunities, promoting the University's resource capabilities and managing affiliate institutions.
  • Implement protocols and ongoing quality review of clinical research.
  • Oversee financial accounting regarding clinical research projects, including budget development and billing reconciliation, as well as quality review.
  • Develop grant proposals and submissions, prepare research protocols and consent documentation, and design source documents and case report forms.
  • Hire, train and manage teams, including scheduling, workload management, compensation, rewards, development and performance management.
  • May perform all duties of a Senior Clinical Research Coordinator, as needed, but the primary focus of the job is the management of clinical trials.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

Qualified candidates must have:
  • Education: Non-licensed possess a bachelor's degree, and licensed managers have at least an associate's degree. A master's degree in public health sciences is preferred.
  • Experience: At least six years of progressively responsible clinical research experience, including clinical trials budgeting, managing clinical trials protocols and training staff.
  • Licensure: Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) and/or Clinical Research Associate (CCRA) is required. Related master's degree with significant work experience may substitute with certification required within one year of eligibility.

Physical Demands:
This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require traveling some distance to attend meetings and programs.

The Clinical Research Manager will report to Dr. Julia Scialla. For additional information about the position, please contact Robert E. Young at

The anticipated start date is August 1, 2022. The review of candidates will begin on June 13, 2022. The position will remain open until filled.

This is a restricted position and is dependent upon project need, availability of funding, and performance. The anticipated hiring range is $66,000-$99,000 annually commensurate with education and experience.

This is an exempt-level, benefited position. For more information on the benefits at UVA, visit This position is located in Charlottesville, VA. This position will not sponsor applicants for work visas.

The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment. A completed pre-employment health screen and drug screen are required for this position prior to employment.

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