Research Manager

  • Augusta University
  • Augusta, GA, USA
  • Mar 07, 2024
Full time Institutional Research & Planning Other Administrative Positions

Job Description


Research Manager

Job ID: 269564
Location: Augusta University
Full/Part Time: Full Time


About Us

Augusta University is Georgia's innovation center for education and health care, training the next generation of innovators, leaders, and healthcare providers in classrooms and clinics on four campuses in Augusta and locations across the state. More than 10,500 students choose Augusta for educational opportunities at the center of Georgia's cybersecurity hub and experiential learning that blends arts and application, humanities, and the health sciences. Augusta is home to Georgia's only public academic health center, where groundbreaking research is creating a healthier, more prosperous Georgia, and world-class clinicians are bringing the medicine of tomorrow to patient care today.

Our mission and values make Augusta University an institution like no other. We are part of the University System of Georgia.


Augusta University -

Our Health Sciences Campus: 1120 15th Street, Augusta, GA 30912

College/Department Information

The Georgia Cancer Center is on a mission for providing industry-leading cancer research and care that benefits patients locally and globally. Our ultimate goal is to eradicate cancer and we are proudly making progress every day. When we say patient care is a priority, we mean it. We assemble custom teams of field experts to address each individual's unique needs.


The research and innovations developed at the Georgia Cancer Center ultimately influence the global network of cancer care. Our team fights for far more than just Georgians. The learnings achieved through the care of local patients has wide-reaching implications for creating tomorrow's standard of cancer care. Through facilitating first-in-the-nation trials and growing a depth of understanding only available through a multidisciplinary approach, the Georgia Cancer Center team is equipped to deliver treatment advancements that will be applied in facilities across the world. The team offers a proving ground that paves the way for patients in other areas to have access to new options.


Job Summary

Performs advanced administrative and technical work in support of clinical research trials. Manages several large, multi-center, investigator-initiated, federal, and industry sponsored clinical trials.



Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:



  • Prepares new clinical trial research protocols for IRB submission, in compliance with all applicable regulations and policies of FDA, DHHS, ICH, state of Georgia, AU, and AUMC. Coordinates activities with respective campus departments to ensure successful study execution.


  • Performs regulatory activities associated with the ongoing management of current clinical research protocols, including, but not limited to, protocol amendments, financial disclosure, protocol deviations, protocol departures, adverse events.


  • Responsible for uploading regulatory documents into OnCore and IRBNet. Provides regulatory support to cancer center clinical investigators and clinical staff. Acts as a liaison between clinical trial sponsors (or contract research organizations), clinical investigators, and the IRB, and coordinates efforts towards the start- up and ongoing conduction of a clinical trial until close out of study.


  • Creates and maintains training schedule for Cancer Center research faculty and staff related to research compliance best practices. Assists with finding and distributing continuing education requirement opportunities. Performs quality control regulatory inspections of cancer center clinical trials to ensure regulatory compliance.


  • Perform all other job-related tasks as assigned.


Required Qualifications

Ph.D. from an accredited college or university with a minimum of one year directly applicable experience; previous supervisory experience.




Master's degree from an accredited college or university with a minimum of five years' progressive grant management, resources management and quality assurance program development experience; or major coursework completed on a Ph.D. in a related scientific field with two years of progressive grant management, resources management and quality assurance program development experience.




Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a minimum of eight years' progressive grant management, resources management and quality assurance program development experience.


Preferred Qualifications

Clinical Research Professional/Associate/etc. certificates


Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Must have knowledge of FDA/GCP regulations and adequate computer skills (word, Excel, Adobe Acrobat) as well as the ability to learn (if needed) how to navigate online tools like and OnCore.


Ability to maintain confidentiality.


Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills


Proficient in Microsoft Office and other computer software/databases


Detail-oriented with strong organizational, prioritization and multi-tasking skills.



Shift: Days; Monday - Friday (work outside of the normal business hours will likely be required of an employee in an exempt level position)


Pay Grade: R16


Salary Minimum: $41,846 - Midpoint: $58,584


Salary to be commensurate with qualifications of the selected candidate within the established range (generally minimum-midpoint) of the position


Recruitment Period: 3/6/24 - Until Filled


Augusta University offers a variety of benefits to full-time benefits-eligible employees and some of our half-time (or more) employees.


Benefits that may be elected could include health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, Teachers Retirement System (or Optional Retirement Plan), as well as earned vacation time, sick leave, and 13 paid holidays.


Also, our full-time employees who have been employed with us successfully for more than 6 months can be considered for the Tuition Assistance Program. Consider applying with us today!


Conditions of Employment

All selected candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University.


If applicable for the specific position based on the duties: the candidate will also need to have a credit check completed for Positions of Trust and or approved departmental Purchase Card usage.


Motor vehicle reports are required for positions that are required to drive an Augusta University vehicle.


For Faculty Hires: Final candidates will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree(s) as well as post-secondary coursework in the form of original transcript(s). Those candidates trained by a foreign institution will also be required to provide an educational/credential evaluation.


All employees are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of sensitive [patient, student, employee, financial, business, etc.] information by exercising sound judgment and adhering to cybersecurity and privacy policies during their employment and beyond.


Other Information

This position is also responsible for promoting a customer-friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner every day with patients and families for success."

Augusta University is a tobacco-free environment, and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.


How To Apply

Consider applying with us today! Search Job Opening ID: 269564

Select University Faculty & Staff > External Applicants if you are a candidate from outside the university

Select University Faculty & Staff > Internal Applicants if you are a current university employee

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