The Department of Biostatistics at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is thrilled to announce a key opportunity for a Project Manager who will serve as the Co-Assistant Director of the Pediatric Brain Tumor Consortium (PBTC, www.pbtc.org) Operations Biostatistics and Data Management Core (OBDMC). Now in its 22nd year, the PBTC is a National Cancer Institute funded early phase clinical trials consortium based in Memphis, TN. The participating 15 academic centers and children’s hospitals are responsible for the diagnosis and treatment of a large percentage of children with primary brain tumors in the United States and Canada. The OBDMC is housed within the Department of Biostatistics and is composed of Clinical Trials and Information Technology professionals as well as biostatisticians and administrative, financial and grant personnel.
The PBTC Project Manager will report directly to the Executive Director of the OBDMC and will play a critical role in managing the activities of the OBDMC. The Project Manager will be responsible for establishing and meeting timelines for clinical trial development and activation. This role will also manage other PBTC projects, ensuring that the activities progress through all functional working groups within the OBDMC and elsewhere from start through completion. The Project Manager will function as a liaison between the OBDMC and PBTC Member Institutions, with various departments at St Jude, NCI CTEP and the Pediatric Central IRB, with industry sponsors, foundations and other advocacy agencies as well as with vendors as required.
Applicants should have four years of direct work experience in clinical oncology research. Familiarity with NCI or NIH Clinical Trial processes and procedures as well as grant funded research mechanisms is highly desirable. While an on-site team member is preferred, a fully remote role will be considered for exceptional candidates.
- Bachelor’s degree in a scientific or healthcare related field is required
- Project Management Certification preferred, but not required
- Six (6) years of work related experience are required of which four (4) years must be in clinical research
- Master’s degree in a related field and four (4) years of work experience in clinical research
- Oncology experience required
- Two (2) years of supervisory/project management experience preferred
- (LC:SOCRA or ACRP) SoCRA or ACRP certification is required within one year of hire into the position
- Project Management certification is preferred
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