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Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Research Project Manager - Department of Surgery 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

At Memorial Sloan Kettering, we’re changing the way we treat cancer and the way the world thinks about it. We’re making new discoveries and improving outcomes by continually challenging what we know and exploring all avenues that could improve the quality of care for people in the region, across the country, and around the world.

We are seeking aResearch Project Manager (RPM)for theDepartment of Surgery.

TheRPMis responsible for working with the surgeons, fellows, and the research team on a of clinical research projects primarily involving retrospective data management and statistical analysis to assess outcomes for our robot-assisted surgical procedures. Commitment to accuracy, high attention-to-detail, and ability to work independently are critical competencies for the role.

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You will:

  • Manage the functions and activities of assigned projects within the research organization.

  • Be responsible for database development and database research

  • Manage the data management team to ensure accountability and quality of data.

  • Manage a quality assurance program by reviewing data of research for accuracy and compliance.

  • Provide statistical analysis for retrospective and prospective studies

  • Support the work of Attendings, fellows, and research assistants to accomplish research goals.

  • Work on departmental initiatives relating to clinical research data management, specifically database management, to ensure the highest quality data for the clinical research programs.

  • Have in-depth knowledge of the processes/procedures associated with clinical practice, clinical research, and/or a strong information systems expertise in the latest technologies.

You need:

  • A Bachelor’s degree with at least 4 years of experience in clinical research or other applicable research investigation.

  • Experience with Microsoft Excel and Access, database knowledge.

  • Experience with basic Structured Query Language (SQL) is a plus.

  • Experience with SPSS/SAS/STATA

  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.

  • Strong organizational, prioritization, and project management skills.

  • Proven ability to manage clinical research projects with strict deadlines.

  • 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).


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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Requisition ID2019-36019

CategoryResearch - Clinical