• Research Project Associate - Urology Service, Department of Surgery

    Job Locations USA-NY-New York
    Posted Date 2 months ago(10/5/2018 5:42 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 28th 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 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

    Job Description

    Are you interested in joining a growing clinical research team? Do you want to gain experience in a dynamic setting?

    We are seeking a Research Project Associate (RPA) for our team within the Urology Service in the Department of Surgery.

    As an integral member of the research team and in compliance with all regulatory, institutional, and departmental requirements, as an RPA you will:

    • Perform data collection, quality control and data analysis for research projects, databases, and research protocols within MSKCC.
    • Be responsible for data/project management activities and for data accuracy and integrity associated with clinical research within the Urology Service team.
    • Anticipate the impact of special needs or requests of existing projects and implement plans to meet these needs.
    • Design and/or enhances databases, data forms and tools to facilitate data collection.
    • Implement policies and procedures to ensure the highest quality management of research projects and databases.
    • Take the administrative leadership role for facilitating weekly research team meeting and following up on required action items.
    • Generate and present reports to CRM, PI and collaborating Investigators.
    • Assist in the development of study abstracts, posters, manuscripts and presentations.
    • Participate in special projects and task forces as determined by management.

    You need:

    • A High School Diploma/GED with experience in clinical research or applicable experience.
    • Bachelor's degree preferred.
    • Knowledge of Access and SPSS strongly preferred.
    • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the regulations pertaining to human subject protection, Good Clinical Practice and other clinical research essential.
    • Detail-oriented, strong written and verbal communication, ability to multitask, and excellent time management skills strongly preferred.
    • A self-starter/be able to turn operationalized ideas and suggestions from research team.
    • Must be able to work independently as well as collaborate with others.


    • Monday - Friday, 9 am - 5 pm



    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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