Research Project Coordinator – Clinical Research Informatics and Technology Team

Job Posting Number: 17401

Research – Clinical
New York, NY
November 13, 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.

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Job Details:

The Clinical Research Informatics and Technology Team is hiring for a Research Project Coordinator (RPC) that will work in conjunction with the Business Analyst for institutional wide clinical research projects related to the management of Medidata Rave software.

You are:

  • Familiar with Electronic Data Capture (EDC) system management.
  • Interested in the data capture, management and reporting of clinical research data.
  • A natural problem solver that will take the initiative to research various methods for project planning and implementation.
  • Knowledgeable of the appropriate Institutional, State, and Federal regulations followed throughout the course of a research project, database, or protocol.
  • Driven to learn how to independently develop project plans, gather requirements and perform the associated project management related to each study.
  • Able to partner with all levels of clinical research staff.

You will:

  • Be responsible for working on multiple project tasks in support of the requirements, solution design, implementation, and maintenance of eCRF solutions.
  • Convert business requirements into functional specifications.
  • Develop and coordinate tests scripts, testing activities, test plan and reports for database quality validation and/or user acceptance testing to ensure accurate database structure and appropriate data collected.
  • Act as technical liaison with project team members and data managers to assist with the technical aspects of project delivery.
  • Assist in problem solving including testing, troubleshooting techniques and issue resolution. Serve as an escalation point and subject matter expert in complex problem solving and resolution.

You need:

  • A Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 2 years of clinical research experience (1 year with a Master’s Degree) or other applicable research investigation.
  • Medidata Rave experience is preferred in lieu of clinical research experience.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently on multiple projects simultaneously and adjust to changing priorities.
  • Attention to detail and good organizational skills.


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