Senior Clinical Research Data Manager

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Hyde Park Campus

2012217 Medicine-Hem/Onc

About the Unit
The Section of Hematology/Oncology has a proud and long tradition of excellence in research-based patient care and clinical discovery. Ranked among the finest cancer programs in the country, the Section is comprised of nationally and internationally known faculty with expertise in all major types of malignancies, blood disorders, and experimental therapies.

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Job Summary:

The Senior Clinical Research Data Manager will perform a variety of data management duties of a complex and technical nature in support of clinical research studies conducted by principal investigators (PIs) for the clinical research program to ensure adherence to protocols and quality of information received. Maintain a close, collaborative working relationship with the PIs in your department to effectively manage research studies, with the department, with the administrative team, and the department staff. You will build and maintain effective relationships with key study personnel, clinical resources and colleagues throughout.


Data Management:

  • Will oversee the data management activities of a specific work unit as the data management expert.
  • Responsible for all data management aspects of clinical studies and efficiently performs all data management activities within an assigned study or studies.
  • Provides data management expertise to the team in identifying opportunities for improvement.
  • Ensures validity of research results through timely, accurate, and complete data submission, query resolution, and reporting of deviations.
  • May delegate tasks to team members within the study program.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in the use of clinical and research-related computer programs.

Research Conduct/Study Management:
  • Ensures that relevant data from the source document are abstracted and recorded in the clinical trial case report forms and that every data point can be verified within the source document.
  • Utilizes analytical thinking, attention to detail, and problem-solving skills

Regulatory Compliance:
  • Facilitates communication between the site and study sponsor, CRO, and/or regulators and exhibits teamwork skills necessary for managing the data collection and reporting process.

Other Duties:
  • Will train other Data Managers within the unit.

  • Proven excellence in data management required.
  • Ability to perform data monitoring, query generation and query resolution required.
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail required.
  • Ability to handle competing demands with diplomacy and enthusiasm required.
  • Ability to perform research data management with minimal supervision required.
  • Strong data management skills and attention to detail required.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and with divisional research offices required.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Adobe Acrobat required.
  • Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality with clinical data and client's proprietary data required.
  • Adaptability to changing working situations and work assignments required.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team required.
  • Analytical skills required.
  • Strong attention to detail required.
  • Excellent multi-tasking skills required.
  • Knowledge of medical and/or /clinical trial terminology required.
  • Ability to train junior data managers required.
  • Experience troubleshooting clinical trials; uncovering issues and identifying the most appropriate intervention required.
  • Knowledge in relevant scientific field required.

Additional Requirements

Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree plus 3 years of progressively responsible relevant experience required or 7 years of relevant experience required.

Required Documents:
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter

NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application

Benefit Eligibility

Pay Frequency

Pay Range
Depends on Qualification

Scheduled Weekly Hours


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Job No:
Posted: 4/14/2018
Application Due: 5/15/2018
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