Research Project Coordinator - Pediatrics

USA-NY-New York
4 weeks ago(12/21/2017 4:37 PM)
Requisition ID
Research - Clinical

Company Overview

At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.


For the 27th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2016, as well as Glassdoor’s annual Employees’ Choice Awards 2017. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Description

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center is seeking a Research Project Coordinator for the Pediatrics Department. As an integral member of the research team and in compliance with all regulatory, institutional, and departmental requirements, this person will perform data collection, quality control and data analysis for research projects, databases, and research protocols within MSKCC.

You will:

  • Serve as a primary contact with an industry partner that has licensed clinical stage therapies.
  • Assist with high level department projects requiring data management support.
  • Extract, compile, and analyze data for high level reports.
  • Assist in protocol audits- reviewing and collecting regulatory documents, provide data entry assistance if needed
  • Participate in special projects and task forces as determined by management.
  • Manage ongoing departmental projects and creates processes to ensure that goals are met.
  • Utilize appropriate methodologies to collect patient/human subject information for a research project, database, and/or protocol.
  • Generate reports to all necessary parties on the progress of the research project, database, or protocol, as needed.
  • Assist in managing departmental data.
  • Facilitate monitoring visits and assists with query resolution
  • Communicate with staff at all levels (principal investigators, clinical and research support staff).
  • Perform regular audits to ensure that the data collected is complete and accurate and to ensure that the research project was carried out as outlined.
  • Ensure that all appropriate Institutional, State, and Federal regulations are followed throughout the course of a research project, database, or protocol.
  • Participate or coordinate on both interdepartmental and intradepartmental organization-wide research projects as requested.
  • Provide leadership, organizational, creative, or clerical support to research initiatives.

You need:

  • At least 3 years of relevant (clinical research) experience (2 year with Masters), or as determined by hiring manager.
  • Or a minimum of a High School Diploma with at least 3 – 4 years MSKCC clinical research experience.
  • A Master's degree is preferred.
  • Must be able to work independently, be flexible, and meet tight deadlines.
  • Experience in clinical research and/or other applicable research investigation. Relevant graduate work would be considered in lieu of minimum experience.
  • Microsoft applications, database knowledge a plus.
  • Must have a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the regulations pertaining to human subject protection (including 21 CFR and 45 CFR 46 of the United States Code of Federal Regulations) and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).



MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.  


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