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The Department of Medicine (DOM) is the largest department within the UC San Diego School of Medicine and is responsible for fulfilling the teaching, research, and clinical missions of the UC San Diego School of Medicine. The department employs approximately 470 fulltime faculty, 322 residents, fellows and postdocs and 479 staff personnel. The Division of Infectious Diseases in the Department of Medicine was established in 1968 and since then has grown to include 90+ faculty members. Our research space is co-located within several buildings on and off campus including the Clinical Teaching Facility, the Antiviral Research Center and the Owen Clinic in Hillcrest, and on the La Jolla campus, the Stein Clinical Research Building, the Moores Cancer Center, the Biomedical Research Facility-2, the San Diego VA Medical Center, the Cellular and Molecular Medicine East Building, and the George Palade Laboratories for Cellular and Molecular Medicine. Major international collaborations in Mozambique, Mexico, India, South Africa, Brazil and Peru play important roles in the Division's international programs.
The Clinical Operations Director manages designing, planning and directing administrative and budget operations for clinical research. Directs subordinate managers in order to achieve broadly stated objectives. Participates in developing long and short term strategies with senior Management. Functions with a high degree of autonomy in executing research.
The Clinical Operations Director acts on behalf of the Principal Investigators on operational matters at the Antiviral Research Center (AVRC) and within the Division of Infectious Diseases and Global Public Health (IDGPH) to ensure compliance according to Federal Regulations with clinical research protocols involving human subjects. This role has significant autonomy to achieve research goals and objectives, ensure that Good Clinical Practices are adhered to and directs and supervises more than 230 active clinical trials and research projects conducted within the AVRC with the assistance of subordinate AVRC managers/supervisors. Independently determines research objectives for numerous protocols and projects based on expectations outlined in the 230+ active protocols, projects, and subprojects running concurrently at the AVRC. Develops novel strategies and policies in order to achieve successful research goals of each individual grant, contract, and project. Major sponsored projects conducted at the AVRC include: The NIH/NIAID AIDS Clinical Trials Group (ACTG) Network; Primary Infection Research Consortium (PIRC); California Collaborative Treatment Group (CCTG), NIH Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) Clinical Core, UCSD Viral Genomics Core, the Center for Innovative Phage Applications and Therapeutics (iPATH), numerous NIH-sponsored investigator-initiated (R01, R21, UO1, UM1, etc) grants, and numerous Pharmaceutical Industry sponsored clinical trials. These duties involve oversight and management of all AVRC staff responsible for conducting various aspects of research programs and also include oversight and direction in conducting performance evaluations, determining and conducting disciplinary actions, directing recommendations for reclassification, developing AVRC specific job descriptions, screening and interviewing job applicants, making salary determinations and hiring and on-boarding selections. Develops strategies for deployment and allocation of resources, research and administrative space, fiscal coordination, management of budgets and resources, and oversight of each of these tasks to ensure goals and objectives of each project are met in a timely manner. Participates in developing short and long-term strategies and goals with Principal Investigators to determine new areas of study, new projects and grant opportunities, and determines the availability of resources, staff, space, logistical support and other resources to define the ability to meet goals, fiscal responsibilities and commitments as required by the University and the Sponsors. Responsible for ongoing assessment of current organizational structure and provides guidance on performance standards and University procedures. Communicates effectively among multiple University Departments and Divisions (Medicine, Pathology, Pediatrics, Laboratory Medicine, Surgery, Emergency Medicine, Infectious Diseases & Global Public Health and Psychiatry) to ensure that scientific, budgetary, personnel, study and space issues are coordinated and addressed. Develops goals in compliance with multiple Un
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