Clinical Trial Program Manager, Neurology (Neurogenetics)

University of Texas Health Science Center

What we do here changes the world. UTHealth Houston is Texas’ resource for healthcare education, innovation, scientific discovery, and excellence in patient care. That’s where you come in.

Once you join us you won’t want to leave. It’s because we reward our team for the excellent service they provide. Our total rewards package includes the benefits you’d expect from a top healthcare organization (benefits, insurance, etc.), plus:  

  • 100% paid medical premiums for our full-time employees  
  • Generous time off (holidays, preventative leave day, both vacation and sick time – all of which equates to around 37-38 days per year) 
  • The longer you stay, the more vacation you’ll accrue! 
  • Longevity Pay (Monthly payments after two years of service) 
  • Build your future with our awesome retirement/pension plan! 

We take care of our employees! As a world-renowned institution, our employees’ wellbeing is important to us. We offer work/life services such as… 

  • Free financial and legal counseling 
  • Free mental health counseling services 
  • Gym membership discounts and access to wellness programs 
  • Other employee discounts including entertainment, car rentals, cell phones, etc. 
  • Resources for child and elder care 
  • Plus many more! 

Position Summary:

Coordinates and manages subject recruitment, site development, enrollment of human subjects and clinical trial monitoring.

Full time exempt position located in Neurology (Neurogenetics) 

Position Key Accountabilities:

  • Oversees all aspects of the clinical trial.  Identifies and evaluates programs, companies, universities/colleges, etc.., where large populations of potential subjects reside.
  • Identifies, develops, and maintains suitable site(s) for on-going trial visits.
  • Develops and implements presentations/recruiting initiatives for clinical trials including presenting to potential trial subjects.
  • Maintains regular communication with clinical sites, investigators, subcontractors, and/or pharmaceutical companies.
  • Interacts with project teams and provide required/necessary training.
  • May create annual budget, negotiate with service contracts, and reports on progress and authorizes expenditures.
  • Manages Human Resources activities for direct reports in regards to: recruiting and selection, hiring and termination, training, professional development, mentoring, counseling, performance evaluations, and salary planning.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Certification/Skills:

    Depending on clinical trial, an RN registered in the state of Texas might be required.
    Depending on clinical trial a Human subjects training certificate might be required.
    Bilingual – English/Spanish preferred.

    Minimum Education:

    Bachelor’s degree. In the event that an RN degree is required, the bachelor’s degree may be waived.

    Minimum Experience:

    Five (5) years of relevant experience. Pharmaceutical or clinical research strongly preferred.

    Physical Requirements:

    Exerts up to 100 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 50 pounds frequently and/or up to 20 pounds constantly to move objects.  
    This position may include work involving potentially hazardous chemical, biological or radioactive agents.

    Security Sensitive:

    This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215

    Residency Requirement:

    Employees must permanently reside and work in the State of Texas.

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