Clinical Research Manager/Research Associate I

Durham | Washington D.C

About FHI 360:

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research and technology — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of: Clinical Research Manager


This position supports the work of the Microbicide Trials Network (MTN), focusing primarily on facilitating high quality HIV prevention clinical trial study implementation through active participation on study management teams and direct operational support to study sites. Travels internationally and within the US 5-6 times per year to participate in Network meetings, study-specific trainings, and site assessment visits.

Job Summary / Responsibilities:

• Assists with the design and implementation of research studies, including reviewing protocols, supporting research sites to recruit and retain study participants, and managing study operations and communications

• Ensures compliance with government regulations throughout study implementation and when reviewing protocols, informed consent documents, reports, and manuscripts.

• Develops training materials and conducts training for study implementation based on company policies and standard operating procedures (SOPs).

• Conducts site assessments visits to ensure research sites are implementing the study per protocol and to provide guidance for operational management

Applied Knowledge and Skills:

• Working knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures for conducting research studies under government regulations.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to manage communication from multiple sources and communicate effectively with varied stakeholders (e.g. MTN network leadership, protocol leadership, FHI 360 colleagues, and research site staff).
• Ability to analyze and interpret data, identify errors and prepare reports.
• Knowledge of sexual and reproductive health and HIV


• Bachelor's Degree or its International Equivalent - Education, Health, Behavioral, Life or Social Sciences, International Development, Human Development or Related Field.

• Master Degree highly preferred
• Typically requires 3-5 years of research or evaluation experience.

• Proficiency in Microsoft Office, spreadsheet software and other technology required.
• Articulate, professional and able to communicate in a clear, positive fashion with clients and staff.
• Must be able to read, write and speak fluent English.
• Related prior work experience preferred.
This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.
We offer competitive compensation and an outstanding benefit package. Please click here to visit FHI 360's Career Center for a list of all open positions.
FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is an equal employment and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other status or characteristic protected under applicable law.

Please apply directly via the following link:

Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.
  • Organization: FHI 360
  • Location: Durham | Washington D.C
  • Grade: Mid level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Health service
    • Health service
    • Health service
    • Management, Administration and Finance
    • Management, Administration and Finance
    • Administrative support
    • Administrative support
    • Scientist
    • Scientist
  • Closing Date: 2016-12-02

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