The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) is focused on finding a cure and new treatments for inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), including Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. The translational research efforts include innovative collaborative research projects, a newly developed initiative in entrepreneurial investing, and activities to create a translational research information hub at CCFA. These activities are done in close collaboration with the CCFA Director of Translational Research, CCFA Chief Scientific Officer, the CCFA National Scientific Advisory Committee (NSAC) Chair and Research Initiatives Committee, and the CCFA Business Development team. Since our founding nearly five decades ago, CCFA has remained at the forefront of research in IBD. Today, we fund cutting-edge studies at major medical institutions, nurture investigators at the early stages of their careers, and finance underdeveloped areas of research with the overall goal of achieving our mission. We are constantly developing and refining our understanding of the therapeutic needs of IBD patients . Our research agenda is conceived around these needs, including a focus on translational research initiatives to rapidly bridge the gap between basic research and clinical research. The Translational Research Manager is responsible for managing key aspects of this translational research effort to accelerate our ability to advance science towards clinical impact that change patients life's.
Reports To: Director of Translational Research
Location: CCFA is a national organization with headquarters in New York and 40 chapters across the country. The ideal candidate will be located in commuting distance of the Foundation’s headquarters in New York City.
Translational Research Manager position offers a unique opportunity for a highly organized, detail-oriented scientific project manager to support multiple CCFA translational research initiatives. Through involvement in a wide-range of strategic and operational activities the translational research manager will work closely with the Director of Translational Research to ensure project goals are achieved in an aggressive manner. An outstanding Translational Research Manager is a team player who has a strong scientific background, strong organization skills, excellent written and oral communication skills, solid judgment, excellent prioritization skills as well as sense of pace and urgency and able to work productively and proactively.
Key functions of a translational research manager :
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