Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center is seeking a Research Project Manager for the Biomarker Development Program (BDP). The Research Project Manager is responsible for a variety of clinical research projects both prospective and retrospective in nature. Commitment to accuracy, high attention-to-detail, and ability to work independently are critical competencies for the role.
Manages program data. Communicates with all levels of staff (Principal Investigators (PI), clinical and research support staff) to determine database needs and performs analysis as necessary.
Serves as the primary contact for all levels of staff regarding data administration matters as they relate to the service and protocol databases. This includes the review of standards with staff, identification of deficits, and participating in resolving problems. Prospectively communicate and enforce standards, create new initiatives, and create and oversee all staff education on data management.
Serve as the primary contact with PIs, other institutions, services/departments, clinical and research fellows on all data related questions. Set standards and enforce data management practices within the program.
Determines data management issues and resolves problems immediately or tracks problems until they are resolved.
Analyzes departmental database needs and proposes and implements recommendations/ solutions to respond to those needs. Designs and builds databases to address changing needs inside and outside of the institution.
Proficiently uses research databases (e.g., CRDB, DMS/HIS, Access, Excel, Case Report Forms, Caisis) to complete assigned tasks or to assist research staff.
As needed, enters and tracks data in the relevant data collection form (e.g., CRDB, DMS/HIS, various PC-based systems, Case Report Forms, Access, Caisis) as per established protocol or project timelines.
Participate in special projects and task forces as determined by management. Support the work of investigators to accomplish research goals.
Have in-depth knowledge of the processes/procedures associated with clinical practice, clinical research and/or a strong information systems expertise in the latest technologies.
A Bachelors degree with at least 4 years of experience in clinical research and/or other applicable research investigation OR a high school diploma with 7 years of clinical experience.
Knowledge in clinical trial regulatory and safety management preferred.
Masters degree preferred. Masters in biostatistics a plus.
Experience with Microsoft Office including Excel and Access, database knowledge.
Experience with basic SPSS required and platforms like STATA and R a plus.
Knowledge of human anatomy and physiology required.
Ability to solve problems by using a logical, systematic, sequential approach.
Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
Strong organizational, prioritization, and project management skills.
Proven ability to manage clinical research projects with strict deadlines.
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).
Competitive compensation packages | Sick Time |Generous Vacation+ 12 holidays to recharge & refuel| Internal Career Mobility & Performance Consulting | Medical, Dental, Vision, FSA & Dependent Care|403b Retirement Savings Plan Match|Tuition Reimbursement |Parental Leave & Adoption Assistance |Commuter Spending Account |Fitness Discounts &Wellness Program | Resource Networks| Life Insurance & Disability | Remote Flexibility
We believe in communication, openness, and thinking beyond your 8-hour day @ MSK. Its important to us that you have a sense of impact, community, and work/life balance to be and feel your best.
Internal Number: 2021-51368
About Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
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.