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Research Support Manager 1

Company: University of Minnesota
Location: Minneapolis
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Apply for JobJob ID353012

LocationTwin Cities

Job FamilyResearch-Support

Full/Part TimeFull-Time


Job Code9354S1

Employee ClassAcad Prof and Admin

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This position is based out of Minneapolis, MN and is eligible for hybrid work-from-home and/or on-campus work dependent upon individual performance and organizational need. Because the University of Minnesota is a land-grant institution that serves the state, residing in Minnesota is typically required.Job Summary:This position is responsible for overseeing research operations in the department of Family Medicine and Community Health's Family Medicine Residency Programs. The incumbent will manage and provide guidance to a team of research professionals who support clinical and research division faculty, residents, and medical students. Research projects vary and include clinical research, behavioral health research, quality improvement, and community projects that have a variety of funding sources. The incumbent will work with the Senior Administrative Research Manager to develop training, standard operating procedures, and work practices to support research. In addition, this position will serve as a member of committees as needed in order to keep the department in alignment with Medical School policies and initiatives. Main Responsibilities include:

  • Directly supervise and manage a team of Research Facilitators. Meet regularly as a team and individually to review projects and timelines, provide mentorship, set expectations, and establish goals.
  • Oversee research and scholarship activities across the residency clinics and programs. This includes 7 residency programs and 5 fellowship programs. Partner with clinic and program leadership and faculty to grow their research, encourage collaborations, and provide needed resources.
  • Provide leadership and identification of support to Research Division faculty during the lifecycle of a study, including grant submission, start-up, implementation, and closeout. Provide guidance with navigating challenging and complex research environments (Medical school requirements, regulatory compliance, sIRB).
  • Partner with internal and external offices and committees as appropriate to facilitate change and to make recommendations for improving clinical research compliance and processes.
  • Develop, implement, and guide activities related to process integration and improvement, apply best practices and strategic direction for the research services hub.
  • Collaborate with the Practice-based Research Manager to support and implement the Practice-based Research Network across the academic footprint.


    All required qualifications must be documented on application materials.Required Qualifications:
  • BA/BS in a related field with at least six (6) years of clinical or community-based research experience or an advanced degree plus at least four (4) years of experience.
  • Strong knowledge of Good Clinical Practices and Code of Federal Regulations.
  • Increasing levels of independence and responsibility in previous position(s).
  • Excellent organization, communication, and demonstrated leadership skills.
  • Previous supervision or management experience of research staff/team members.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and lead research teams and projects.Preferred Qualifications:
    • Master's degree in a relevant field.
    • Experience working in a Family Medicine or Community Health setting.
    • Experience working with diverse populations.
    • Experience recruiting, building, and retaining research teams/team members.
    • Experience with University systems including RedCap, OnCore, and ETHOS.

      About the Department

      The Department of Family Medicine and Community Health at the University of Minnesota was created more than 50 years ago in response to a legislative mandate to train primary care physicians. Since then, we have been leaders in transforming the specialty through education, research, and patient care. We are the academic sponsor of seven family medicine residencies-five in the Twin Cities, two in Greater Minnesota. We are involved in medical student education activities across the Medical School's two campuses: Twin Cities and Duluth. We sponsor five fellowship programs-sports medicine, hospice and palliative medicine, clinical informatics, behavioral medicine, and human sexuality- and offer continuing medical education opportunities. We are regularly among the top National Institutes of Health-funded family medicine departments. Our faculty are actively researching health disparities, healthcare delivery, and population health. More at https://med.umn.edu/familymedicine.


      Working at the UniversityAt the University of Minnesota, you'll find a flexible work environment and supportive colleagues who are interested in lifelong learning. We prioritize work-life balance, allowing you to invest in the future of your career and in your life outside of work.The University also offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
      • Competitive wages, paid holidays, and generous time off
      • Continuous learning opportunities through professional training and degree-seeking programs supported by the Regents Scholarship
      • Low-cost medical, dental, and pharmacy plans
      • Healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts
      • University HSA contributions
      • Disability and employer-paid life insurance
      • Employee wellbeing program
      • Excellent retirement plans with employer contribution
      • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) opportunity
      • Financial counseling services
      • Employee Assistance Program with eight sessions of counseling at no costPlease visit the Office of Human Resources website for more information regarding benefits.

        How To Apply

        Applications must be submitted online. To be considered for this position, please click the Apply button and follow the instructions. You will be given the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach a cover letter and resume.Additional documents may be attached after application by accessing your "My Job Applications" page and uploading documents in the "My Cover Letters and Attachments" section.To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail employ@umn.edu or call (612) 624-UOHR (8647).


        The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. To learn more about diversity at the U: http://diversity.umn.edu.

        Employment Requirements

        Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment.

        Please note: All employees at the University of Minnesota are required to comply with the University's Administrative Policy: COVID-19 Vaccination and Safety Protocol by either providing proof of being fully vaccinated on their first day of employment, or complete a request for an exemption for medical exemption or religious reasons. To learn more please visit: https://safe-campus.umn.edu/return-campus/get-the-vax

        About the U of M

        The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC)The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC), is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation's most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations.

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