Job Details

Title: Clinical Research Manager
Company: Mercer University
Location: Macon, GA

Position Title: Clinical Research Manager
Department: Mercer Medicine
Division: School of Medicine
Vacancy Number: 21-110
Work Location: Macon, GA
Job Type: Full-time
Job Category: Staff

Responsibilities: This position will plan, organize, and manage the general day to day activities of the Clinical Research area. Manager will be directly responsible for overseeing and assuring compliance with policies and protocols of multiple research organizations. Manager will directly supervise Research staff and will be the primary liaison between contracted sponsors, investigators, and vendors.

Required Qualifications: A bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university is required along with five years of clinical research administration/coordination experience, three of which must be in a manager/supervisor role. Additionally, candidates must obtain a Research Certification from the Association of Clinical Researchers within six months of hire (if they don't already have it). Candidates with an MBA, MHA, or MSN degree are highly desirable.


  • Knowledge of clinical research study activities
  • Knowledge of clinical research contracting
  • Knowledge of budget/control of funds on behalf of Principal Investigator [MD]
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to train personnel on all aspects of research activities

Is a criminal background check needed for this position? Yes
Is a credit check needed for this position? Yes

Pay Rate: Commensurate with experience
Pay Basis: Monthly
FLSA Status: Exempt
Required Documents: Resume, Cover Letter, References

Special Instructions to Applicants: Applicants should be prepared to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have a bachelor's degree?
2. Do you have a Research Certification from the Association of Clinical Researchers?
3. Do you have at least 3 years of supervisory experience?
4. Describe your prior related clinical research experience.
5. Describe your prior supervisory experience.

EEO Statement: AA/EEO/Veteran/Disability
Mercer University recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds.

To apply, please click "Apply Online" below. 


SOCRA Exp: 4/29/2021