The Brown University Oncology Research Group (BrUOG) was created in 1994 to coordinate clinical cancer research for Brownâ™s affiliated hospitals and Warren Alpert Medical School faculty. BrUOG is a membership organization, inclusive of 3 hospital systems, representing 5 hospitals. BrUOGâ™s mission is to improve cancer care through the implementation of innovative, multidisciplinary clinical cancer trials. BrUOG provides the infrastructure for the efficient development and implementation of these trials, which are created by Brown University faculty. BrUOG trials are unique because they are investigator-initiated, as such, these trials represent an incredibly important sector of cancer research. The central office, provides initial study concept and trial design support, and is responsible for trial administration, safety monitoring, data analysis, and the presentation and publication of findings.
The Assistant Director will provide strategic oversight and management of clinical research activity on a day-to day basis. This position supports the organization's commitment to coordinating high-quality and novel early phase investigator initiated clinical trials. Overall responsibilities of this role include management of the day-to-day operations of BrUOG office, including supervision of staff, as well development of new processes to improve efficiencies of the office and program.
The Assistant Director will also assist the Director with special projects and will play a role in decision-making for overall organizational processes.
Education and Experience
Bachelorâ™s degree required (Masterâ™s degree preferred) with a minimum of 5-7 yearsâ™ related experience in clinical trials. Experience in coordination of multicenter clinical research trials especially cooperative group, consortium and pharmaceutical industry trials preferred. Oncology experience is preferred. Or equivalent combination of education and experience. Demonstrated experience supervising with preferred Director level experience. Experience with FDA and regulatory work preferred.
Supervisory and project management experience with demonstrated leadership skills
Knowledge of research methodologies and protocol strategies
Strong organization, communication and analytic skills with an understanding of both pre- and post-award grant activities including knowledge of guidelines, regulations and compliance issues
Comprehensive knowledge of local and federal regulations and GCP
Effective negotiation skills
Knowledge of database development experience including data analysis
Strong organizational and communication skills
Ability to work independently and good time management skills
Detail orientation is critical to this job
Ability to occasionally work non-standard hours to meet the needs of individuals being enrolled in hospital trials required.
Criminal background and education check required.
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Internal Number: REQ151366
About Brown University
Located in historic Providence, Rhode Island and founded in 1764, Brown University is the seventh-oldest college in the United States. Brown is an independent, coeducational Ivy League institution comprising undergraduate and graduate programs, plus the Alpert Medical School, School of Engineering, Executive Master of Healthcare Leadership and the IE Brown Executive MBA.