Clinical Research Manager – Radiation Oncology

Job Posting Number: 13443

Research – Clinical
New York, NY
April 14, 2017
Company Overview:

At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.

For the 27th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2016, as well as Glassdoor’s annual Employees’ Choice Awards 2017. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Details:

The Radiation Oncology Department at MSK is seeking a Clinical Research Manager (CRM). The CRM serves as an integral member of the research team and oversees the daily operations and activities of the program including management of all therapeutic, non-therapeutic , retrospective, and biospecimen studies, including open and closed to accrual investigator initiated and cooperative group studies.

Job Duties include:

  • Staff Management: Supervises the training/development and performance management for 3-4 direct reports and indirectly supervises the Research Study Assistants that report to them. Responsible for the hiring and oversight of training of new staff.
  • Protocol Development: Oversees all aspects of the protocol development process including consent and other essential study document drafting. Works closely with the institutional Protocol Activation & Human Research Protection office.
  • Financial Management: Responsible for clinical trial budget development and invoicing for single and multicenter studies. Manages sub-contracts including payments to participating sites. Collaborates with appropriate stakeholders to ensure adequate allocation of industry funds and grant/philanthropy awards for LOI, as well as new, protocol budget and salary planning purposes.
  • Program Development: Forecasts trial, and assesses staffing, resource needs, for program and senior leadership to ensure appropriate line function allocations. Reviews and streamlines work flow, policies and procedures to most effectively meet the goals and mission of the research division of the department.
  • Clinical Trial Reporting: Generates protocol portfolio status reports for key stakeholders. Implements solutions for streamlining and accelerating the monitoring and review of clinical trials to significantly increase accrual to clinical trials, data cleaning, data quality, and trial completion.
  • Quality Assurance: Participates in routine audits for data quality, regulatory compliance, and patient safety issues related to clinical trials. Communicates and ensures compliance with company policies and procedures, quality standards and improvement initiatives.

You need:

  • At Least 4 years of clinical research experience.
  • At least 2 years of direct staff management (preferred).
  • Thorough knowledge of Good Clinical Practice (GCP) guidelines, Human Subject Protection, clinical trial design, regulatory processes, and clinical development process required.
  • Therapeutic and Oncology Research experience strongly preferred.
  • Effective written/verbal communication and oral presentation skills required. Excellent interpersonal, leadership, decision-making and issue resolution skills are also required.


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