The USC Keck School of Medicine Neuroscience Translational Research Division of the Alzheimer Therapeutic Research Institute (ATRI), located in San Diego, California is an academic institute comprised of an expert panel of scientific collaborators committed to advancing the development of new treatments for Alzheimerâs Disease (AD) through innovative clinical trials. Throughout our Institute the study teams are highly collaborative and are comprised of the lead scientist, ATRI faculty, biostatisticians, data managers, project managers, regulatory, system developers, and industry partners.
This lab data specialist position is a biomarker sample inventory data driven position.
The successful candidate will have at least 2 years of experience in data management in pharmaceutical, biotechnology, or academic clinical research institute: as well as a good understanding of databases. Experience with laboratory information management systems (LIMS), electronic data capture, biorepository inventory and/or biospecimen curation and analysis in life sciences research or clinical trials is a plus.
Creation of data transfer agreement (DTA) requirements and other biomarker study-related documents.Â
Ensures resultant datasets are aligned with external vendor capabilities and vendor data are compatible with the ATRI clinical database and SDTM requirements to support data integration, analysis, and reporting.Â
Performs data review, cleaning, query generation in the data management systems, and follow-up until queries are correctly closed.Â
Ensures vendor data is transferred per the DTA.Â
Manages issues related to the reconciliation of both internal and external data.
Maintains complete and auditable documentation.
Play a crucial role in managing and facilitating the sharing of data between various stakeholders within an organization or between multiple organizations.
Identifies and resolves external data issues throughout the life of a study.Â
Liaises with internal stakeholders and external partners to ensure collaboration to meet ATRI requirements and timelines.
May contribute to the database launch, maintenance, and database lock under the direction of the Lead Data Manager.
Contributes to continuous process improvement and process optimization initiatives.
Location:Â San Diego, CA
The hourly rate range for this position is $39.17 - $46.91. When extending an offer of employment, the University of Southern California considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidateâs work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, federal, state, and local laws, contractual stipulations, grant funding, as well as external market and organizational considerations.
Preferred - bachelorâs degree.
Minimum of (2) years of on hands data management experience preferred.
R experience preferred but not required
Experience with laboratory data and/or biological data is preferred.
Experience with CDISC (SDTM); data collection requirements and clinical data standards development and maintenance
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
Experience with Electronic Data Capture (EDC) systems
Experience with Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS)
Proficiency in MS Office, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, required.
Strong interpersonal and communication
Outstanding organizational and time-management skills with the ability to prioritize tasks.
Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree, Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum educationMinimum Experience: 2 yearsMinimum Field of Expertise: Experience in clinical trials data management. Requires strong attention to detail with prior data entry experience. Understands medical terms and familiar with various assessment criteria. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Able to manage time efficiently.
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