Research Project Manager, Breast Service, hybrid

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.
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  • Staff working at a MSK New Jersey location must be up to date with COVID-19 vaccination, which includes having completed the primary COVID-19 vaccination series and booster once eligible as mandated by New Jersey State. All New Jersey staff not yet eligible for a booster must receive a booster within 3 weeks of becoming eligible as a condition of continued employment at MSK.


Individuals are eligible to receive a COVID-19 booster five months after receiving the second dose of either the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or two months after the J&J vaccine.

Job Description:

We are seeking a
Research Project Manager (RPM) for our growing research team in the
Breast Service in the
Department of Medicine. The
RPM is an integral member of the research team and in compliance with all regulatory, institutional, and departmental requirements.
The Breast Medicine Service focuses on medicine driven treatment of Breast Cancer.
RPM is responsible for managing study start-up processes, has oversight of all regulatory processes for the service, and manages our research regulatory associates. Commitment to accuracy, high attention-to-detail, and ability to work independently are critical competencies for the role.

You will:
  • Manage the functions and activities of our Breast Medicine clinic
  • Be responsible for quality assurance and audit preparation within the Breast Medicine team
  • Manage our Clinical Research Specialists team and our screening RPA to ensure accountability and quality
  • Serve as point person for special projects within the service
  • Support the work of Attendings, fellows and research associates to accomplish research goals.
  • Have in-depth knowledge of the processes/procedures/regulations associated with clinical research
You need:
  • A Bachelor’s degree with at least 4 years of experience in clinical research and/or other applicable research investigation. Relevant graduate work would be considered in lieu of minimum experience. Experience with regulatory processes and supervisory experience preferred.
  • Master’s degree preferred.
  • Experience with Microsoft suite
  • Ability to solve problems by using a logical, systematic, sequential approach.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent 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).
  • Experience working with breast cancer projects is a plus.
  • Monday to Friday, 9 am to 5 pm.
  • Hybrid



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