• Clinical Research Coord II

    Location US-MA-Boston
    Job Posted Date 1 month ago(9/11/2019 1:06 PM)
    Job ID
    2019-16940
    Category
    Clinical Research
    Type
    full time
    Grade
    19
  • 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.

    This position is a Pathology Clinical Research Coordinator and will be within the Center for Molecular Oncologic Pathology (Dr. Keith Ligon’s Lab), the Center for Neuro-oncology at Dana Farber Cancer Center, and the Laboratory of Systems Pharmacology (LSP) at Harvard Medical School (Dr. Peter Sorger’s Lab). The candidate will be required to facilitate tissue and data management for the LSP as well as liaise between the LSP and DF/HCC hospitals. The position will provide applicants with outstanding opportunities for interaction with physicians, clinical research staff, and biomarker researchers in a dynamic and exciting environment.

     

    The main goals of this position are to facilitate the sharing of tissue and data between LSP and DF/HCC hospitals, ensure regulatory compliance, and maintain a persistent link between research samples and the clinical record.

    Responsibilities

      1. Manage Institutional Review Board submissions, approvals, modifications, and continuing reviews with the Harvard Longwood Campus IRB office for the LSP.
      2. Work closely with LSP program managers to make sure records are complete.
      3. Access hospital-based IRB protocols as needed to support secondary IRB protocols at the LSP.
      4. Organize and systematize the clinical data associated with LSP research, working with data that is not yet anonymized.
      5. Create, maintain, and ensure persistence of the link between clinical records and LSP identifiers.
      6. Maintain a record of LSP Material Transfer Agreements and General Data Protection Regulatory Agreements, and keep LSP program managers and faculty aware of emerging issues.
      7. Participate in writing research proposals, reports, presentations, and publications.
      8. Support staff, faculty, and collaborators to generate critical data, figures, or summary information.

       

      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.

    Qualifications

    Bachelor’s Degree is required.  Experience in clinical research or patient oriented research is preferred.  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 but not required. Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, creativity, and effective communication (oral and written) abilities are required. Proficient with office productivity software (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) will be essential.

     

    Additional Qualifications: Experience working with IRBs for human clinical studies including protocol generation, continuing review, enrollment tracking, and completion of required forms (consent, adverse event, etc.). Experience with data entry into databases (e.g. RedCap) or ability to code would be a plus. Experience with clinical studies involving medical devices, biologics, or drugs is preferred. May involve patient interactions. Willingness to tackle multiple projects simultaneously. Willingness to work at all levels to accomplish team goals. Ability to work with staff in a clinical/research setting. IACUC and COMS experience are also preferred but not required.


    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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