The Pennington Biomedical Research Center, a research facility of the Louisiana State University System, is seeking to hire two project managers in the Pediatric Obesity and Health Behavior Lab. The Project Managers will coordinate operations of clinical trials primarily occurring in medical clinics and community settings. Each position is responsible for the overall coordination, implementation and execution of data collection and intervention delivery at clinical sites to ensure consistency with established strategies, commitments and goals, ensuring that data quality is maintained and assessment milestones are met. Each position will coordinate general planning and operations; oversee regulatory submissions; assist with establishing priorities, timelines, and processes for the trial; lead training meetings and certification of staff; develop Manual of Procedures; provide technical support for study team personnel; assist with recruitment efforts; monitor budgets and project spending; and ensure integrity of clinical trial data through ongoing training data review, process improvement, and team facilitation on projects. Each Project Manager will serve as liaison with fiscal operations and sponsored projects and is expected to provide leadership in clinical research and manage presentations for medical and public education.
Bachelor's degree required; Master degree in an appropriate health science field preferred.
Internal Number: P00062852
About Pennington Biomedical Research Center
At the forefront of medical discovery as it relates to understanding the causes of obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, cancer and dementia, Pennington Biomedical is a campus of Louisiana State University and conducts basic, clinical and population research.
The research enterprise at the center includes approximately 54 faculty and more than 18 post-doctoral fellows who comprise a network of 43 laboratories supported by lab technicians, nurses, dietitians and support personnel, and 13 highly specialized core service facilities. The center’s 450 employees perform research activities in state-of-the-art facilities on the 222-acre campus located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana