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Research Project Manager I - Breast Oncology

Research Project Manager I - Breast Oncology

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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.


The research project manager will work with a team of surgical and medical oncology researchers who focus on breast oncology, serving as a primary resource to guide a variety of multidisciplinary clinical, operational and research projects.


  • Responsible for day to day oversight and management aspects on assigned projects
  • Coordinate the design and implementation of recruitment, consenting, enrollment, and tracking of patients for studies.
  • Responsible for database management which may include database design, interface with informatics, and data dictionaries.
  • Responsible for abstraction and collection of clinical data into database including review of data for quality and completeness.
  • Assist with the creation of data reports/presentations for specific metrics for the department and data analysis to support research studies.
  • Responsible for IRB submissions, correspondence and regulatory binders, including amendments and continuing reviews.
  • Coordinate the design and administration of qualitative components of projects/studies.
  • Maintain HIPAA confidentiality and data integrity of patient information, which may include medical and/or genetic testing information.
  • Coordinate the specimen collection based on assigned projects.
  • Responsible for scheduling operational and research team meetings and conference calls, summarizing minutes for the meetings, and other project-related administrative tasks.



Bachelor's degree required in a field relevant to clinical research and 3 – 5 years experience with project management and experience working on clinical trials (multi-center, oncology trials perferred). Experience in an academic institution and proven history of success in clinical research field is preferred. Must have knowledge of regulatory affairs, research ethics and the responsible conduct of research.

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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