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Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Clinical Research Specialist in New York, New York

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

Research is integral to our mission at Memorial Sloan Kettering, and clinical trials help us discover better forms of patient care and treatment. Our extraordinary scientists and clinicians work together to drive innovation and tackle some of the greatest challenges of biomedical science.

We are seeking aClinical Research Specialistfor the Correlative Sciences Program, focusing on responsibilities related to the coordination of clinic. In this role, you may be assigned working in the clinic, preceptorship of research staff, and special assignments (i.e. short-term studies, CRC training, etc).

You will:

  • Involved in special projects (i.e. short-term studies, RSA training, etc)

  • Work with and organize large amounts of data

  • Be responsible for coordinating and performing tasks in clinic

  • Provide clinic support by assisting with patient management on study

  • Support and help ensure complete regulatory compliance and data collection in clinic

  • Coordinate meetings with the PIs and provide assistance to other RSAs as needed

  • Ensure that all appropriate Institutional, State, and Federal regulations are followed throughout the research protocols

  • Assist with training new staff members as needed

  • Assist with short-term projects and provide cross-coverage to various research teams

You are:

  • Able to analyze situations, draw conclusions, make recommendations as needed and convey this information in a timely and proficient manner.

  • Able to multitask and use specialized knowledge and experience to handle complex work assignments, including cross-coverage throughout the institution

  • Curious, adaptable and eager to tackle a wide variety of problems

  • A good decision-maker, with proven success at making timely decisions

  • An effective communicator, capable of determining how best to reach different audiences and executing communications based on that understanding

  • Resilient in recovering from setbacks and skilled at finding detours around obstacles

  • Interested in gaining exposure to medical terminology and the various disease types treated at MSKCC

  • Comfortable with or interested in working with and organizing large amounts of data

You Have:

  • At least 2 years of MSK research experience to ensure adequate knowledge of research and institutional systems

  • A bachelor’s degree, or equivalent experience, plus one year clinical research experience at Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK)

  • Organized, detail-oriented, likes taking initiative, and can communicate with different departments

Hours of work:

  • Monday to Friday, with hours falling between 8:00am and 6:00pm.


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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Job LocationsUSA-NY-New York

Posted Date2 months ago(12/4/2019 2:36 PM)

Requisition ID2019-38397

CategoryResearch - Clinical