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Research Project Coordinator

1 Year

Work experience in the same field for at least 12 months is an essential requirement for this job. Although the vacancy is located in Kettering, the company may be willing to accept applications from outside the area if the candidate meets the necessary qualifications. The Research Project Coordinator job listing was released on February 21, 2024, and it will expire on May 18, 2024. Are you interested in full time work, but not sure if it's the right fit for you? Take some time to weigh your options. The salary not being exposed by the employer means you can negotiate it during the job offer discussion.


Posted: 18-Feb-24

Location: New York, New York

Salary: Open

Internal Number: 75105

Pay Range $59,000.00-$91,500.00 Company Overview

The people of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) are united by a singular mission: ending cancer for life. Our specialized care teams provide personalized, compassionate, expert care to patients of all ages. Informed by basic research done at our Sloan Kettering Institute, scientists across MSK collaborate to conduct innovative translational and clinical research that is driving a revolution in our understanding of cancer as a disease and improving the ability to prevent, diagnose, and treat it. MSK is dedicated to training the next generation of scientists and clinicians, who go on to pursue our mission at MSK and around the globe.

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Job Description

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center is seeking a Translational Research Project Coordinator for the Liquid Biopsy Program under the Biomarker Development Program. As an integral member of the research team and in compliance with all regulatory, institutional, and departmental requirements the Project Coordinator performs data collection, quality control and data analysis for research projects, databases, and research protocols within Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

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Responsible for data/project management activities and for data accuracy and integrity associated with clinical research within the disease management team and/or service specific level. Participates in special projects and task forces as determined by management.

You will:

  • Utilize appropriate methodologies to collect patient/human subject information for a research project, database, and/or protocol.
  • Biospecimen collection management
  • Management and tracking of liquid biopsy projects
  • Participate in special projects and task forces as determined by management.
  • Generate reports to all necessary parties on the progress of the research project, database, or protocol, as needed.
  • Assist in managing departmental data.
  • Communicate with staff at all levels (principal investigators, clinical and research support staff).
  • Perform regular audits to ensure that the data collected is complete and accurate and to ensure that the research project was carried out as outlined.
  • Ensure that all appropriate Institutional, State, and Federal regulations are followed throughout the course of a research project, database, or protocol.
  • Ensure that research protocols are approved by the Institutional Review Board and followed as written.
  • Ensure that workflow is controlled and meets departmental needs. Manages ongoing departmental projects and creates processes to ensure that goals are met.
  • Participate or coordinate on both interdepartmental and intra-departmental organization-wide research projects as requested.
  • Provide leadership, interpersonal, creative, or clerical support to established and new research initiatives.

You need:

  • At least 2 years of relevant (human subjects research) experience (1 year with Masters).
  • Must be able to work independently, be flexible, and meet tight deadlines.
  • Experience in human subjects research and/or other applicable research investigation. Relevant graduate work would be considered in lieu of minimum experience.
  • Microsoft applications, database knowledge a plus.
  • Must have a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the regulations pertaining to human subject protection (including 21 CFR and 45 CFR 46 of the United States Code of Federal Regulations) and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).

Pay Range $59,000.00-$91,500.00

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