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Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Research Project Associate - Tobacco Treatment Program 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. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time.Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Description

We are seeking a Research Project Associate (RPA) to handle our research projects related to implementation of tobacco treatment services at MSK as well as at various community oncology settings. Opportunities exist for research and academic professional development. This position is currently funded full-time for 2 years.

You Will:

  • Assist in the development and evaluation of patient, provider and systems level strategies to improve tobacco treatment delivery in cancer care settings

  • Support the principal investigator (PI) and study team for data management and relevant project duties

  • Provide regular reports to the PI regarding study progress and challenges while working with the PI to address any problems that arise

  • Coordinate and participate in weekly study meetings

  • Design database(s) and tools to facilitate data collection as needed for assigned research projects

  • Maintenance of study databases, codebooks, and procedures for data entry and monitoring

  • Work with the MSK informatics team and IT manager to develop/implement strategies for streamlining Tobacco Treatment Program referrals

  • Acquire informed consent and administer questionnaires and qualitative interviews when applicable

  • Ensure coordination and implementation of project-related activities

  • Assist with the preparation of grants, presentations and manuscripts

  • Perform literature searches

  • Other tasks as needed

You Have:

  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office, Excel, Access, EndNote, SQL and SPSS (or SAS, R)

  • Outstanding knowledge of Tableau and REDCap preferred

  • Knowledge of Visio and/or Gant project management software a plus

  • Background knowledge in tobacco treatment is welcome but not required

  • Strong analytical and data management skills

  • Outstanding judgment, initiative, and attention to detail

  • Ability to prioritize and schedule work activities to ensure that workflow is efficient and meets the needs of the project

  • Ability to optimally work independently and within a large team setting

  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and verbal and written communication skills

You Need:

  • A minimum of 2 years of relevant research experience OR 1 year if you have a Master’s degree (e.g., public health, implementation science or related field)


  • 5 days per week, Monday - Friday


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 Date1 month ago(1/20/2021 3:09 PM)

Requisition ID2021-46766

CategoryResearch - Clinical