• Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  • $77,920.00 -127,920.00/year*
  • New York, NY
  • Scientific Research
  • Full-Time
  • 21 Warren St

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 28th 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 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor's Employees' Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We're treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Description

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center is seeking a Research Project Associate for the Leukemia service. As an integral member of the research team and in compliance with all regulatory, institutional, and departmental requirements, this person will perform data collection, quality control and data analysis for research projects, databases, and research protocols with a focus on retrospective databases within MSKCC.

You will:

* Participate in special projects and task forces as determined by management.
* Utilize appropriate methodologies to collect patient/human subject information for a research project, database, and/or protocol.
* REDCap database set-up; quality control; transfer to dataset for analysis.
* Basic descriptive data analysis via SPSS, SAS, STATA, or other computer package; work with research team members on more complex data analyses.
* Generate reports to all necessary parties on the progress of the research project, database, or protocol, as needed.
* Assist with high-level departmental projects requiring data management support; provide data entry solutions as needed.
* 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 intradepartmental organization-wide research projects as requested.
* Provide leadership, organizational, creative, or clerical support to established and new research initiatives.

You need:

* A High School Diploma/GED with experience in clinical research or applicable experience.
* At least 2 years of clinical research experience preferred.
* Bachelor's degree preferred.
* Knowledge of State and Federal HHS regulations regarding human subjects protection (45 CFR 46), the HIPAA Privacy Rule (45CFR 160,164), the FDA (21 CFR 50, 21 CFR 56).
* Must be able to work independently, be flexible, and meet tight deadlines.
* Experience in clinical 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).
* Medical writing and grant writing experience is strongly preferred


MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.

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* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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