Reporting directly to the Director, Clinical Research Agreements Office (CRAO) with dotted line responsibilities to the Belfer Office of Dana-Farber Innovations (BODFI), this unique position works closely with research investigators, BODFI Case Managers, department administrators and research teams of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (DFCI) and other, academic institutions, not-for-profit corporations and industry pharmaceutical an d biotech companies to negotiate and execute research contracts for to support clinical research proposals at DFCI. Responsibilities are the negotiation of clinical/human subject research correlative and clinical trial agreements for a variety of clinical proposals involving human subjects in various stages of translational research. In consultation with Director, CRAO, Office of General Counsel (OGC) and BODFI liaison provides expert advice and legal support to the DFCI clinical research Investigators, program coordinators, as well as clinical trial infrastructure departments on various translational and correlative research agreement issues. Works closely with BODFI liaison and department Grants Managers on these “in-between” agreements that demand a high level of expertise to negotiate and a high degree of skill to work with the other departments to collaborate on. Works closely with research scientists and investigators to develop agreements based on correlative science and non-interventional protocols.
This position has access to professional confidential information regarding intellectual property of the institution and industry sponsors as well as institutional financial information. All of the foregoing requires the utmost confidential treatment.
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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.
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.