Cancer strikes more than 10 million people worldwide each year. As the leading medical society representing doctors who care for people with cancer, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) is committed to conquering cancer though research, education, and promotion of the highest quality patient care.
Who we are:
ASCO is a stable, forward-thinking, growing membership organization that operates in a results-focused work environment in which employees’ evaluation emphasizes performance outcomes. This is an Alexandria, Virginia-based position that offers an excellent benefits package, subsidized parking or Metro benefits, and opportunities to participate in professional development programs. To learn more about ASCO, please visit www.asco.org/jobs.
Who we are looking for:
A high performing Clinical Research Associate (mid-level) to join the Research and Analysis Division (RAD) of the Center for Research and Analytics. The selected candidate will provide project and research support for a multi-site clinical trial in cancer research, the Targeted Agent and Profiling Utilization Registry (TAPUR) Study (www.tapur.org), including serving as a liaison to TAPUR clinical centers.
What you will do:
Work with Clinical Research Protocol Manager to support the conduct of the TAPUR Study
Act as the primary contact for TAPUR Study centers, triaging and responding to inquiries, solving problems including those related to data management, ensuring adherence to protocol-specific instruction, and coordinating the activation of new clinical sites
Collaborate with study personnel to resolve data discrepancies and queries, perform general troubleshooting in the electronic data capture system for data and/or procedural issues, and participate in user acceptance testing for the data capture system
Assist with drafting and/or maintaining internal and external-facing study documentation (e.g. site tools, reference guides, resources etc.) including meeting minutes, presentations and frequently-asked-questions
Provide additional administrative and project-level support or coordination as needed for study, such as committees and meetings (coordination, agendas, minutes and follow-up on action items), or other projects as needs arise
What you will need in order to be successful:
A 4-year college degree, preferably in the health sciences or a related field
Minimum 3-5 years of professional work experience
Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications; and an openness to embracing new technology
Demonstrated excellence in both written and verbal communication
Strong attention to detail, with the ability to see the big picture and exercise judgment, and focused on quality control
Outstanding organizational skills, and ability to work on multiple projects with competing deadlines
Self-managed with excellent time management skills
Ability to effectively summarize and present information
Commitment to work within a team to meet timelines and deliverables with a strong focus on customer service
Ideal candidates will also contribute:
At least 2 years of work experience in a clinical research position
Experience working with healthcare professionals is a plus
Experience with project management or in the oncology field
ASCO is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)
About American Society of Clinical Oncology
ASCO is a stable, forward-thinking, membership organization that operates in a results-focused work environment in which employees’ evaluation emphasizes performance outcomes over presence or time.