Research Study Specialist (Thoracic Surgery)
Job Posting Number: 3584
New York, NY
August 1, 2017
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 26th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.
Research Study Specialist – Thoracic Surgery
Research is integral to our mission at Memorial Sloan Kettering, and clinical trials help us discover better forms of patient care and treatment. Our extraordinary scientists and clinicians work together to drive innovation and tackle some of the greatest challenges of biomedical science.
- A good decision-maker, with proven success at making timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward
- Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances
- Able to hold yourself and others accountable in order to achieve goals and live up to commitments
- An effective communicator, capable of determining how best to reach different audiences and executing communications based on that understanding
- Resilient in recovering from setbacks and skilled at finding detours around obstacles
- Flexible in your approach and demeanor in order to align with the shifting demands of evolving circumstances
- Interested in medical terminology and science
- You are comfortable with or interested in working with and organizing large amounts of data
- Be responsible for managing retrospective research projects and biospecimen projects
- This will involve data collection and QC, drafting retrospective research protocols, biospecimen collection, tracking, and logistics, and generating reports and/or providing updates to the PI(s)
- You would also be involved in the correlative studies of therapeutic protocols, coordinating meetings with the PIs, and provide assistance to other RSAs as needed
- Ensure that all appropriate Institutional, State, and Federal regulations are followed throughout the research project, database or protocol, and that research protocols are approved by Institutional Review Board and all regulatory documentation is completed
- Provide clerical and administrative support, such as filing and scheduling meetings and appointments as needed
- Excellent Communication, attention to detail, information and time management, administrative and Computer Skills
- A Bachelor’s degree and 2 years clinical research experience at Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK) or an in external clinical role
- The ideal candidate would be someone who is responsible, organized, detail-oriented, likes taking initiative, and can communicate with different departments
Hours: Initial training M-F 9 am – 5 pm; Variable four day weekly schedule M-F 8 am to 6 pm based on needs
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