Oregon Health & Science University

Clinical Trial Manager

Job Locations US-OR-Portland
Requisition ID
Position Category
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Type
Department of Neurology
Salary Range
$41,812 - $88,333
HR Mission
School of Medicine
Drug Testable

Department Overview

This position independently manages research projects in the Department of Neurology under the Layton Aging & Alzheimer's Disease Center and ORCATECH, which contribute national and international efforts to understand aging, research promising treatments for Alzheimer’s disease, develop technologies for health assessment and patient support, as well as genetics, neuroimaging and pathology.

Function/Duties of Position

This position is responsible for the implementation, coordination and management of clinical trials within the center, and requires mastery of clinical trials methodology and implementation. This position requires exercising judgment in taking independent action and seeking advice from investigators only as necessary. Primary duties include: finalizing the experimental design and operational details; supervising regulatory compliance; liaising with other study sites; supervising and assuring quality of all protocol elements (e.g., staff training, volunteer assessments, neuropsychologic testing, questionnaires, medical history and functional assessments of routine activities, as well as collecting and processing associated lab specimens); managing the hiring and training processes for new staff; training, supervising/mentoring of neuropsychological assessors within our center and other study sites.  This position requires innate motivation, creative problem solving, and independent management of complex and detailed duties while working closely with investigators and other study staff.

Required Qualifications

  • Master's degree with major courses in relevant field and 3 years of relevant experience, OR Bachelor's degree with major courses in field of research (or RN or allied health professional) and 5 years of relevant experience
  • Prior clinical trials experience
  • Working knowledge of scientific method and human subjects research
  • Intermediate and experienced knowledge of Word, Excel, and other MS Office programs
  • Excellent eye to detail and organization skills; self-starter; ability to prioritize work demands and manage time appropriately
  • Demonstrated high level of organization and ability to efficiently manage multiple tasks
  • Ability to speak and communicate clearly
  • Demonstrate a high level  of professionalism
  • Ability to interact patiently and respectfully with elderly volunteers

Preferred Qualifications

  • BSN or MSN
  • Clinical trials research management experience
  • Experience with Epic or other electronic medical records system
  • Experience with REDCap
  • Oregon RN license

Additional Details

Please include cover letter and resume with application.

All are welcome

Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or aaeo@ohsu.edu.

As an organization devoted to the health and well-being of people in Oregon and beyond, OHSU requires its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.


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