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CF Clinical Research Project Specialist

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Bethesda, MD, USA

The CF Clinical Research Project Specialist will help with project management, data analysis, and program evaluation for the Investigator-initiated Clinical Research Programs being supported by CFF.  He/she will work as part of the Clinical Trials program team and will report directly to the Director of Clinical Research Awards.

Areas of Responsibility: 
  • Organize and track program cycle milestones, including timelines and deliverables
  • Serve as liaison between Clinical Trials program and Grants program to ensure timely execution of common projects
  • Provide scientific and administrative notetaking support for internal and external scientific project discussions and budgetary meetings
  • Develop knowledge of the ongoing CFF investigator-initiated clinical research projects and the physician-scientist conducting them
  • Track, enter and assemble funding portfolio data to prepare tables, graphs, and slides
  • Participate in teleconferences and on-site and off-site visits of CFF-supported investigator-initiated research programs, including review meetings and workshops
  • Assist in preparing meeting summaries, annual reports, progress reports, and budget projections.
  • Measure, track, report and present on project progress to ensure achievement of goals
Educational Background: 
College degree required: BS in biology, life sciences, or related discipline, with 3-5 years relevant experience in extramural grant-making organization
  • Master’s degree in health, management or analytics-related field required
  • Demonstrated analytical, problem-solving, and facilitation skills
  • Proficient in standard operating systems (PC, with MAC desirable) and experience in launching and maintaining project management applications including Microsoft Project, Sharepoint, Excel, and Access
  • Basic understanding of advanced analytic programs, such as Tableau a plus, but not required
  • Experience monitoring, maintaining schedules, and reporting progress for concurrent projects. Experience in project execution, including implementing projects, budget management, process integration and system support.
  • Basic understanding of biomedical scientific principles and their applications for clinical research
  • Knowledge of Clinical Trials, FDA regulations, Pharma business model, Patient care models preferred, but not required.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills: must be able to communicate confidently and effectively with project team members and executive management
  • Strong interpersonal skills working with MDs and PhDs, with the ability to work in team-based settings

Organization Info

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Bethesda, MD, United States
About Us

The mission of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is to cure cystic fibrosis and to provide all people with the disease the opportunity to lead full, productive lives by funding research and drug development, promoting individualized treatment and ensuring access to high-quality, specialized care.

The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation has 70 chapters and branch offices across the country that work diligently to raise funds to help support the search for a cure. In addition, the Foundation provides funding for and accredits more than 120 CF care centers and 53 affiliate programs nationwide, including more than 100 programs for treating adults with CF. The high quality of specialized care available throughout the care center network has led to the improved length and quality of life for people with CF. Located at teaching and community hospitals across the country, these care centers offer the best care, treatments and support for those with CF.

Listing Stats

Post Date: 
Jul 2 2019
Active Until: 
Aug 2 2019
Hiring Organization: 
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation