Director, Brown University Oncology Research Group
Brown University | Providence, Rhode Island
The Brown University Oncology Research Group (BrUOG) was created in 1994 to coordinate clinical cancer research for Brown’s affiliated hospitals and Warren Alpert Medical School faculty. BrUOG is a membership organization, inclusive of 3 hospital systems, representing 5 hospitals. BrUOG’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. These trials are 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 Director will support the mission of the department and will work closely with the Associate Dean of Clinical Affairs and the Medical Director, to plan, execute, and support the goals. This position is responsible to ensure the office is well structured, supported and remains committed to coordinating high-quality and novel early phase investigator initiated clinical trials. The Director is responsible for the overall management, development, growth and administration of the Brown University Oncology Research Group and has the primary professional administrative responsibility for the overall management of the program.
Bachelor’s degree required (Master’s degree preferred) with 5-7 years’ related experience in clinical trials.
Demonstrated supervisory experience
Experience with coordination of multicenter clinical trials
Oncology experience preferred, especially NCI cooperative group, consortium or pharmaceutical industry trials
Experience with FDA, investigator initiated trials and regulatory work preferred
Or commensurate combination of education/experience
Supervisory and project management experience with demonstrated leadership skills
Knowledge of research methodologies and protocol strategies
Strong organization and analytical skills with a good understanding of both pre and post award grant activities including knowledge of guidelines, regulations and compliance issues
Effective negotiation skills
Knowledge of database development experience including data analysis
Effective communications—both written and verbal
Comprehensive knowledge of local and federal regulations and GCP
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