Director of Clinical Research Informatics

Location: Memphis, Tennessee
Date Posted: 10-27-2018
The Director of Clinical Research Informatics coordinates and develops complex research database systems, programs/projects in support of Cancer Center sponsored clinical trials, including oversight and evaluation of resource utilization.  The Director works collaboratively with the IT department, system users, and technical resources. 

The Director serves as a primary interface between the Cancer Center clinical research infrastructure and Information Services (IS) to facilitate clinical trials by assisting in the development, implementation, and utilization of research databases.  Participates and/or leads, in the design, development, implementation, evaluation and maintenance of new and legacy systems in partnership with the IS team.

The candidate must be current in clinical research practices and incorporate this knowledge into system planning and deployment. Integrates and implements systems across departmental boundaries to ensure solutions are consistent with the broader goals and objectives of the overall institution.  Develops policies, procedures and strategic plans for the development and growth of clinical research technology infrastructure (including clinical trials management system). Ensures adherence to standard operating procedures, good clinical practice and FDA regulations. Serves as a knowledgeable resource about the clinical trial process and procedures and provides education for staff and investigators.

Minimum Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field required
  • Master’s Degree preferred

Minimum Experience

Ten (10) years of progressive experience in the support and implementation of systems to include five (5) years’ experience in managing clinical trials applications in a cooperative group or pharmaceutical company, either in an academic or clinical research organization (CRO) setting is required.
Management experience is required.
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