The Clinical Research Supervisor II (CRS II) directly supervises work assignments and schedules of all research and technical staff members involved in research study coordination and execution to meet clinical research goals and timelines, recommends salary actions, promotions, and terminations; maintains the integrity of clinical research through management and oversight of staff; establishes and assures adherence to budgets, schedules, work plans, and performance requirements; meets with assigned staff to set goals and ensure objectives are being met; acts as a resource for employees for all trial-related questions and problems; resolves technical and equipment problems; leads the identification of new hires and setting standards and goals; oversees staffing, performance management, and programmatic workflow of projects; recommends changes in staffing and changes to budget to ensure both effective trial completion and fiscal responsibility; participates in recruitment, orientation, and training of new employees and supervises daily operations of staff and their ongoing meeting of performance requirements.
The CRS II functions with a high degree of autonomy to oversee the clinical research laboratory of the Vice Chair of Research in the Department of Psychiatry; Provides operational and administrative leadership, direction and oversight for all clinical research operations; exercises independent judgment in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria; works with the Principal Investigator to set broad laboratory and research objectives and, identifies and executes detailed goals to achieve those objectives; troubleshoots issues, proposes, and carries out solutions to difficulties related to laboratory and clinical trial oversight while adhering to budget and timeline constraints; interacts with senior management or executive levels on matters concerning clinical research for several functional areas or divisions; serves as the point-of-contact for the laboratory and as the main liaison between clinical trials and program leaders; communicates with internal and external parties and vendors; monitors compliance with all policies and processes and manages budgetary decisions and executes protocols.
The CRS II oversees trials from inception through completion; prepares and approves final clinical trial documents, including protocol, brochures, training, reports, presentations, safety advisories, and manuals: creates and reviews new budget proposals with sponsors and reconciles budget spending and salary support; provides guidance regarding study design and logistics (data collection forms, formatting of data, data management) and functions as a resource for the Psychiatry department and outside departments for any related questions or concerns about the laboratory or its respective research.
DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHIATRY
The UCSF Department of Psychiatry is among the nation's foremost resources in the field of child, adolescent and adult mental health. Psychiatry faculty members are recognized for their leadership roles in state-of-the-art, comprehensive and compassionate patient care, pioneering research, excellence in training the next generation of leaders, advancing public policy to advance mental health, and commitment to diversity.
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences, health professions and excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.