Multiple Myeloma Program Coordinator

Location
Chicago
Posted
Feb 22, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
About The Unit: Section of Hematology/Oncology. On behalf of the Myeloma Director/Lead PI, the incumbent will act as a liaison between research collaborators including but not limited to pharmaceutical sponsors, sub-investigators and the Personalized Cancer Care Consortium (PCCC) to oversee the advancement of clinical trials from concept through publication.

Unit Job Summary: The Multiple Myeloma Program Coordinator's responsibilities may include the following duties: transcribing and coding data; developing data collection instruments; presenting research findings at staff meetings, seminars, and scientific conferences; assisting with building databases; and recruiting and scheduling research subjects. Specific Duties and Responsibilities: - Writing and submission of Letters of Intent and protocol concepts. - Research and writing protocol proposals. - Interfacing with pharmaceutical sponsors. - Assist in recruiting study collaborators (sub-sites). - Liaison to research consortiums during protocol development including PCCC, MMRC and Polish Myeloma Consortium (PMC). - Collaborate with basic research team for collection and analysis of correlative research - Samples associated with clinical trials. - Assist in securing and monitoring protocol funding. - Data extraction and interim reporting. - Synthesis and analysis of data outcome. - Prepare study reports for oncology conferences and other publications including abstracts, poster and oral presentations, manuscripts and other scientific reports. - Write and provide support for grant applications - Interfacing with members of the Myeloma team in the capacity of assisting the program director in coordinating the overall research activities

Unit Education: Bachelor's degree in a field relevant to the research being conducted required. Advanced degree in a field relevant to the research being conducted preferred.

Unit Experience: A minimum of one year of relevant research experience required.

Unit Job Function Competencies: Ability to train others required. Knowledge in relevant scientific field required. Knowledge of research techniques or methods required. Knowledge of regulatory policies and procedures required. Analytical skills required. Problem-solving skills required. Attention to detail required. Organizational skills required. Verbal and written communication skills required. Ability to work independently and as part of a team required. Knowledge of Microsoft Office required.