Research Project Manager - Thoracic Head and Neck Medical Oncology

Research Project Manager - Thoracic Head and Neck Medical Oncology

MD Anderson Cancer Center

Houston, TX, United States

Research Project Manager - Thoracic Head and Neck Medical Oncology


Collaborate with the Director of Research, Planning and Development and the leadership of the Lung Cancer Moon Shots disease site as well as the Moon Shot Platforms.

• Develop and maintain scientific plans including schedules, resource plans, status reports, and research protocols related to the GEMINI Program.

Coordinate GEMINI Program in relation to disease site and platform areas.
• Requires ability to coordinate and manage complex programs, multiple investigators, and interactions between Moon Shots disease site teams and Moon Shots Platform teams.

Collaborate with the Director of the Stiefel Oropharyngeal Clinical Trials Program to provide timely reporting, oversee and manage allocated budgets, as well as development of funding opportunities.

Manage sample coordination and organizational oversight to correlative studies integral to departmental initiatives, including Alliance and programmatic clinical trials in lung and head and neck cancers.

Other Duties As Assigned.

•Identifies key issues, approaches, performance metrics, gap analysis, and resource needs for the GEMINI Program.
•Prepares reports, monitors, evaluates, and reports on timelines, accomplishments, planned work, and provides updates as necessary.
•Monitors the workflow of sample requests, assisting the participants in securing those tissues with maximum expedience by coordinating efforts with all involved parties.
•Ensures effective utilization of personnel and space.
•Supports the Director of Research, Planning and Development, Lung Cancer Moon Shot leaders and the Platform leaders with identification, preparation, coordination, and submission/tracking of grants and manuscripts.
•Facilitate interactions with Principal Investigators, faculty, staff, and study sponsors across departments, divisions, and institutional boundaries related to the GEMINI and Stiefel Clinical Trials Programs.
• Interfaces with PIs and clinical research teams, across departments as needed, as it relates to correlative analyses coordination
•Assures that institutional policies and procedures are followed.

Education Required: Master's degree in one of the natural sciences or related field.

Experience Required: Four years experience in scientific or experimental research to include two years as a project manager. With preferred degree, two years scientific or experimental research experience to include one year as a project manager.

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law.

Additional Information
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 59,200
  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 74,000
  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 88,800

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Quote Reference: MD Anderson-md_anderson-4432_121665