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This position manages the operation of the Immunotherapy Integrated Research Center Clinical Research Operations team (IIRC-CRO) and IIRC clinical trials portfolio. Develops policies, procedures, and methods for project/study implementation.
The incumbent reports to the Clinical Research Operations Director. Has responsibility for coordinating all aspects of study/project operation. Special skills and knowledge are applied in coordinating project/study operations, and in assisting in developing methods and materials.
Perform some or all of the following responsibilities:
Manage data, timelines, and progress for a portfolio of 20+ phase I/II clinical research studies. Track study progress, prepare reports, and lead/organize clinical operations meeting.
Coordinate early activities of study start up with Clinical Research and sponsors.
Manage teams creating new policies and procedures according to protocol, IRB, grant/contract and Center specifications, ensuring high quality, timely work. Manage implementation of large projects that will support long-term growth in the IIRC.
Manage projects for IIRC-CRO, including development of research materials. Edit and revise materials in support of the team.
Serve as liaison for the IIRC, representing the project or study to other Center departments, funding sources, affiliated individuals or institutions, and outside organizations.
Manage committee meetings, and create timelines and project plans, to ensure objectives have been met, and coordinate follow-up activities and facilitating the flow between study stages.
Assist in the analysis of project/study data in order to develop and track metrics in support of strategic goals for IIRC-CRO.
Coordinate the submission of study results, articles, and manuscripts for publication, writing portions of articles/manuscripts as required.
Produce special and recurring reports.
Performs other responsibilities as required.
BA/BS in related field required, MA/MS desired
Minimum of three years post-master's or five years post-bachelors related project/study management experience in a research setting
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
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At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, teams of world-renowned scientists and humanitarians work together to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other diseases. Researchers are discovering new ways to detect cancers earlier, improve treatments, and learn how to prevent cancers from growing. Although Fred Hutchinson opened its doors in 1975, its history began about 20 years before that. In 1962 Fred Hutchinson envisioned a center devoted to studying cancer, a disease that took his brother’s life. Today Fred Hutchinson is contributing to the next waves of breakthrough treatments and prevention strategies. Fred Hutchinson collaborates with the Seattle Cancer Alliance, the National Cancer Institute, and the University of Washington.