Research Project Coordinator – Prostate Cancer Clinical Trials Consortium (PCCTC)

Job Posting Number: 22735

Research – Clinical
New York, NY
August 15, 2018
Company Overview:

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Job Details:

The Prostate Cancer Clinical Trials Consortium (PCCTC) is hiring a Research Project Coordinator (RPC). As an integral member of the research team and in compliance with all regulatory, institutional, and departmental requirements, the Research Project Coordinator is responsible for providing support to the Clinical Operations team for multi-center clinical trial activities from concept to close-out. Dedication to accuracy, high attention-to-detail, and ability to work independently are critical competencies for the role.

This is an excellent opportunity to become part of an engaging and growing clinical research team.

You will:

  • Manage complex multi-institutional clinical trials across a diverse research portfolio.
  • Assist in crafting clinical trials including concept development, correlative and translational design, protocol and informed consent drafting, safety and regulatory document drafting, etc.
  • Communicate effectively and establish strong working relationships with a diverse matrix of clinical trial sites, investigators, pharmaceutical & biotechnology partners, and other important partners.
  • Synthesize complex clinical, regulatory, and other clinical trial information into actionable plans.
  • Provide necessary documentation in compliance with existing standard operating procedures, regulatory guidelines, etc.
  • Assist in maintaining necessary clinical trial conduct documentation (includes Project Management Plans, Safety Management Plans, Monitoring Plans, Meeting Minutes, etc.).
  • Communicate and work effectively with all partners of the PCCTC – Clinical Operations, Informatics, Business Management, Budgets & Contracts, Editorial, etc.

You need:

  • At least 3 years of relevant (clinical research) experience (2 year with Masters), or as determined by hiring manager.
  • Or a minimum of a High School Diploma with at least 3 – 4 years MSKCC clinical research experience.
  • A Masters degree is preferred.
  • Shown ability to lead clinical research projects with strict deadlines.
  • Working knowledge of the Code of Federal Regulations, Good Clinical Practice, and Human Subjects Protection.
  • Knowledge of clinical trial regulatory & execution, and safety management is essential.
  • Comfortable working in a dynamic environment.
  • Strong organizational, prioritization, and project management skills.
  • Strong computing skills including proficiency in MS Office products.
  • Excellent social, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to tackle problems by using a logical, systematic, sequential approach.
  • Experience working with prostate cancer clinical trials is a plus.

More information about the PCCTC:

The Prostate Cancer Clinical Trials Consortium (PCCTC) was initiated in 2005 by the Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) and the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) Prostate Cancer Research Program (PCRP) in response to critically unmet needs in prostate cancer clinical research identified by physician investigators and patient advocates. Established as an independent entity in 2014, the PCCTC, LLC is now the nation’s best-in-class multicenter Clinical Research Organization (CRO) specializing in ground breaking prostate cancer research. The PCCTC works together with distinguished investigators on a single mission: to design, implement and complete hypothesis-driven early phase trials in prostate cancer, translating scientific discoveries to improved standards of care. To fulfill its mission, the PCCTC developed a rare infrastructure, which has nurtured a culture of clear project co-development between investigators, research sites and industry partners.


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