• Clinical Research Coordinator - Center for Cancer Genetics and Prevention

    Location US-MA-Boston
    Job Posted Date 2 weeks ago(6/29/2018 3:55 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.

    Investigators in the Center for Cancer Genetics and Prevention at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School seek a full-time Research Coordinator to assist in clinical and non-clinical studies involving cancer genetics and prevention.


    The Research Coordinator will support several studies under supervision by the Principal Investigator and Research Manager(s). Comprehensive training will be provided before performing any research-related activities, with additional training available as needed.


    This is an exciting and challenging opportunity for an individual who is motivated to work in an innovative academic center on cutting edge research and is interested in working directly with patients in a clinical setting.



    • Respect for patient privacy and confidentiality through adherence to HIPAA and institutional requirements.
    • Assist in the overall conduct of clinical and non-clinical research studies from study start-up through study closure.
    • Responsible for participant recruitment, data collection and management, and maintenance of study files in compliance with the study protocol and regulations.
    • Collaborate effectively with internal and external study team members and Sponsors.
    • Ensure study-related samples are collected, prepared, and shipped in accordance with all applicable regulations and policies.
    • Provide support during audits, inspections, and study monitoring visits under the direction and guidance of the Principal Investigator and Research Manager(s).
    • May be asked to travel via shuttle network to local Dana-Farber affiliates for study activities.


    • Bachelor’s degree required, with a focus in public health, social science, or natural science recommended
    • Prior research experience preferred
    • Able to work independently and under supervision as part of a strong, interactive team
    • Ability to start with minimal delay upon hiring strongly preferred
    • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate and relate effectively with diverse groups of patients, medical personnel, and research staff via in-person, phone, and e-mail contact
    • Detail oriented with strong organizational, problem-solving, and time management skills
    • Dependable, motivated, and willing to learn new processes and procedures as needed
    • Strong computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Office products
    • Ability to approach projects in a responsible, thoughtful, and thorough manner

    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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