Scientific Research Manager

Job Locations USA-NY-New York
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(2/3/2021 3:57 PM)
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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 30th 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 2019, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2019. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Description

As a Scientific Research Manager for the Tow Center for Developmental Oncology, you will oversee the conceptualization, development, and implementation of scientific research projects.  The Scientific Manager will coordinate scientific operations, manage end-to-end grant proposal activities including writing and organization, and intramural and extramural communications.



You are:                                

  • An outstanding communicator, capable of determining how best to reach different audiences and executing communications based on that understanding
  • A strong problem-solver who gains satisfaction from advancing biomedical research in a dynamic and fast-paced academic environment
  • A creative thinker and strategic planner who engages in thinking outside the box
  • Adept at planning and prioritizing work to meet goals and commitments
  • Someone who is willing to substantially contribute to the academic activities of the TCDO and help define its intellectual direction for the future
  • A highly motivated person who is interested in the academic success of others and program building


You will: 

  • Work with the TCDO Director and Members to conceptualize new research activities of the Center. This includes conceptualization of individual and collaborative laboratory research proposals, such as collaborative NIH R01, U01 and P01 program project grants, and assistance with the preparation and writing of grant proposals.  
  • Oversee the recruitment of project participants, organization of instruments and materials, the development of new institutional and research initiatives in the TCDO.  The Manager will forecast resource needs, prepare and manage budgets, and ensure budgetary compliance of funded projects. 
  • Oversee the implementation of collaborative projects and program projects in the TCDO, including extramural and intramural projects, such as the current Geoffrey Beene, CureSearch, Mark Foundation, and U54 program projects.  This includes communication among project participants and funders, organization of milestones, and preparation of project reports and manuscripts.


You need:

  • PhD degree in life sciences is required, with a documented record of excellent scientific research and writing
  • Experience in cancer biology, translational science, or oncology is preferred



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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