Position Summary:

The mission of the Office of Clinical Trials (OCT)is to support investigators at Einstein and Montefiore in the conduct of clinical research by

providing resources, expertise, and best practices to facilitate efficient, compliant and ethical study conduct. The

OCT provides financial management of clinical trials of pharmaceuticals and medical devices for both industry-sponsored and investigator-

initiated studies by building and negotiating budgets, crafting contracts, and engaging in business development.



The Associate Director of the OCT will be essential in overseeing the financial, operational, and administrative clinical research

services of the Office of Clinical Trials (OCT). The incumbent will drive and coordinate processes from contracts, budget

development/negotiations, billing and financial accountability to secure maximum revenue from study fees. He/she will put the

necessary metrics in place to monitor and ensure progress in the ongoing efforts to streamline research administration.


Job Duties Include: 

  • Manage the day the day operations of the of the Office of Clinical Trials (OCT) and play a key role in setting priorities, strategic direction, and policy.
  • Supervise and manage OCT staff including the recruitment, hiring, training, annual performance review, performance management, career development, and termination.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert for clinical research processes and central research administration.
  • Provide clinical research training and education for new faculty and research staff at the institutional level.
  • Lead the development of training programs specific to new and current employees.
  • Develop SOPs, trainings and workflows and best practices.
  • Manage and ensure timely negotiation and execution of clinical research agreements, budgets and study start up processes internally.
  • Serve as institutional administrator with BRANY for industry sponsored research.
  • Evaluate study activation timelines and processes to identify bottlenecks.
  • Co-lead MMC research operations with leadership of other central research offices including OHRA, OBBD, OGS, ORSP, Revenue Cycle and Velos IT.


Schedule: 8:30 AM - 5 PM; Mon-Fri 



  • Bachelor's Degree Required
  • 6+ years experience 
  • Professional Research Certification (SOCRA, ACRP) not required but preferred


Knowledge Required:

The preferred candidate will have the following:

  • 5+ years of experience in clinical research operations, research billing and financial management.
  • A minimum of 3 years of supervisory experience
  • Experience in academic research administration and operations.
  • Strong knowledge of clinical research processes and the clinical research life cycle required.





Department: Office of Clinical Trials Bargaining Unit: Non Union Campus: MOSES  Employment Status: Regular Full-Time Address: 111 East 210th Street, Bronx
Shift: Day Scheduled Hours: 8:30 AM-5 PM Req ID: 212581 Salary Range/Pay Rate: $116,250.00 - $155,000.00    


For positions that have only a rate listed, the displayed rate is the hiring rate but could be subject to change based on shift differential, experience, education or other relevant factors.


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