• Research Project Manager I - Lymphoma Research Center

    Location US-MA-Boston
    Job Posted Date 3 weeks ago(6/4/2018 3:08 PM)
    Job ID
    Clinical Research
    full time
  • Overview

    Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, 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 tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.

    Area of Interest: Targeted therapy of lymphoma, Precision Medicine


    The Lymphoma Research Center of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women’s Hospital seeks a research project manager to assist in overseeing the daily operations of existing research projects and in launching new projects exploring the application of genomics and other cutting-edge technologies to guide treatment decisions and clinical trials in lymphoma. This individual will collaborate closely with senior faculty, project investigators and study team members to ensure the highest standards of quality and execution of Research Center projects.




    1. Assist with day-to-day oversight and management of all aspects of patient eligibility, recruitment, and enrollment efforts to targeted therapy studies and associated research initiatives in the Lymphoma Program.
    2. In collaboration with senior faculty and project investigators, oversee project start-up and implementation, including design and optimization of work flow
    3. Collaborate with project investigators and clinical research coordinators to oversee patient eligibility and study enrollment
    4. Assist in database design and management, including study enrollment information, specimen tracking and reporting
    5. Interact with the surgical and interventional radiology group, in collaboration with the clinical research office, to optimize processes for efficient specimen collection
    6. Work with clinical research coordinators to track patient consent data and maintain dashboards of all components (research biopsies, sample processing workflow, genomic/molecular studies, data analysis, interpretation, reporting)
    7. Coordinate Institutional Review Board submission materials, correspondence, and regulatory binders, including minor administrative amendments
    8. Maintain HIPAA confidentiality and data integrity of patient information, which may include medical and/or genetic testing information
    9. Together with project leaders, schedule and develop agendas for team meetings and conference calls
    10. Maintain updated written standard operating procedures, including regular meeting notes and project documentation
    11. Help tabulate key metrics for reporting of progress reports, presentations at scientific meetings, and publications
    12. Help prepare presentation materials such as slide decks that summarize study progress and efficiency metrics



    • Bachelors’ degree in public health, social sciences, or related field required.
    • Master’s degree preferred.
    • Minimum of 3 years experience working in a project management in clinical research, academic research, or similar environment required
    • Experience with database management required
    • Experience in cancer genetics a plus



    • Essential attention to detail and organizational skills
    • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
    • Excellent ability to work effectively across and with several groups and teams
    • Excellent ability to work independently and balance multiple tasks simultaneously

    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.


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