Located in Boston, MA, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrows physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.
This position is a Clinical Research Coordinator and will be within the Susan F. Smith Center for Women’s Cancers and the Center for DNA Damage and Repair at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. The candidate will be required to facilitate tissue and data management for the DF/HCC hospitals and for clinical trials, including trials of novel immunotherapies related to ovarian cancer. The position will provide applicants with outstanding opportunities for interaction with patients, physicians, clinical research staff, and biomarker research in a dynamic and exciting environment.
The main goals of this position are to increase the number of patients consented to tissue banking, facilitate the banking and scientific analysis of specimens from tumor patients, and help ensure that all pathology review required as part of clinical trials is completed. The main responsibilities include consenting patients prior to surgery and providing proper notification and documentation of consent to the tissue bank staff and managing the regulatory components of the tissue banking protocols currently open at these hospitals. Responsibilities will also include some wet lab manipulation of tumor samples.
Bachelors Degree is required. Experience in clinical research or patient oriented research is preferred, though optional. Requires close to moderate supervision. Experience working in a medical or scientific research setting or comparable technology orientated business environment preferred.
Laboratory “wet” bench work or work with patient samples would also be preferred.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.