University of Washington School of Public Health
Clinical Trial Manager, HVTN - Fred Hutchinson
Closing Date: unknown
Posted: December 6, 2017
Cures Start Here. At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home to three Nobel laureates, interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists seek new and innovative ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases. The Center’s five scientific divisions collaborate to form a unique environment for conducting basic and applied science. Vaccine and Infectious Diseases Division (VIDD), works to eliminate or minimize the impact of globally significant infectious diseases. Within VIDD is the Statistical Center for HIV/AIDS Research & Prevention (SCHARP) which provides statistical support and data management to researchers worldwide in the fight against HIV/AIDS with active studies in the U.S., Africa, Latin America, Asia and Europe. Join us and make a difference! Careers Start Here.
The HIV Vaccine Trials Network (HVTN) is an international collaboration of scientists and educators searching for an effective and safe HIV vaccine. The HVTN’s mission is to facilitate the process of testing preventive vaccines against HIV/AIDS. Our organization conducts all phases of clinical trials, from evaluating experimental vaccines for safety and the ability to stimulate immune responses, to testing vaccine efficacy.
The Clinical Trials Manager is primarily responsible for ensuring the efficient and effective implementation of HIV vaccine and monoclonal antibody research protocols, from protocol development through long-term follow-up. This position is also responsible for development of new clinical research sites, ensuring that the site can conduct rigorous clinical trials. This includes effective project management, communicating effectively with diverse stakeholders, production of training, and study specific procedure materials, developing and driving timelines and adjusting expectations as necessary.Skills/Eligibility:
- A BS in related field required; MA/MS/MPH desired.
- Minimum of three years post Masters or five years post-bachelor’s related project/study management experience in a research setting.
- Experience with conduct of NIAID-sponsored HIV prevention or vaccine trials desirable.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills, flexibility and a sense of humor are essential.