Clinical Research Manager - Melanoma Service, Department of Medicine
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Academic / Research
Internal Number: 61901
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We have an exciting opportunity to join our dynamic team in our Melanoma Service, Department of Medicine as a Clinical Research Manager (CRM) in a remote/hybrid capacity.
The Melanoma Service is an international leader in melanoma and immunotherapy research. Clinical trials led by the Melanoma Service have resulted in several FDA approved drugs, and we now are seeking a CRM to lead ongoing research programs that build on our prior success. Specifically, we are interested in ongoing questions such as: why immunotherapy works for some patients but not all; how brain metastases can be better treated with new combinations of immunotherapies; how new imaging tools can be used to better visualize the immune system during treatment; and what new drugs may work when standard treatments have failed. We expect our research findings will not only help patients with melanoma but will also improve the lives of patients with other cancers treated with immunotherapy. Most importantly, we are a fun group and want to see what exciting ideas you have for our team!
The Clinical Research Manager role within the Melanoma Service provides a unique opportunity to work closely with key faculty stakeholders in the strategic growth of the service. In our group, we aim to provide the highest quality patient-centric care, data management, clinic management, and regulatory compliance on all clinical trials and research projects.
As a CRM, you will be responsible for the following:
Clinical Research Operations Leadership: Provides leadership, strategic direction, and oversight of the Melanoma Service including all protocols and research projects. Partners with leadership to strategically forecast operational needs and sets the long-term direction of the program.
Quality Assurance: Participate and ensure preparedness in routine audits for data quality, regulatory compliance, patient safety issues related to clinical trial. Ensures compliance with policies and procedures, quality and safety standards, improvement initiatives, and external regulations.
Staff Management: Supervise and coordinate the day-to-day activities of 6-9 staff members within the service including Clinical Research Coordinators (CRCs), Clinical Research Associates (CRAs), Clinical Research Specialists, Research Regulatory Associates, and Research Project Associates to ensure efficient and effective operations.
Financial Management: Work closely with the appropriate partners, forecast trial resource needs, and assess staffing resource needs for program and senior leadership.
Regulatory Compliance and Oversight: Ensures that all appropriate Institutional, State, and Federal regulations are followed throughout the course of a research project, database, or protocol. Ensures that research protocols are approved by the Institutional Review Board and followed as written.
Special Projects: Participates and/or coordinates departmental and/or organization-wide research projects. Provides leadership, organizational, creative, or clerical support to both established and new research initiatives.
Proactive and motivated to take correct actions to advance our mission through your own experienced judgment and informed analysis.
Effective at building formal and informal networks inside and outside the organization to further departmental and institutional goals.
Adept at building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives and goals.
A good decision-maker, with shown success at making timely decisions that keep projects on deadline.
Detailed oriented and able to multi task.
Able to manage competing priorities.
Eager to foster talent and mentor staff in their current roles and develop them so that they can attain the next steps in their career.
4 years of clinical research experience preferred.
2+ years of staff management experience preferred.
Thorough knowledge of Good Clinical Practice (GCP) guidelines, Human Subject Protection, clinical trial design, regulatory processes, and clinical development process required.
Effective written/verbal communication and oral presentation skills required. Excellent interpersonal, leadership, decision-making and issue resolution skills are essential.
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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.