Hybrid-Clin Research Program Mgr I - Hematologic Malignancies Program

Philadelphia, PA, US, 19104

​Location: LOC_HUB-Hub for Clinical Collaboration 

Req ID: 223731

Shift: Days

Employment Status: Regular - Full Time 


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Job Summary

Hematologic malignancies including leukemia are forms of cancer that begin in the immature white cells of blood-forming tissues including bone marrow and the immune system. Researchers at the Center for Childhood Cancer Research are using state-of-the-art genomic, immunotherapeutic, and targeted molecular approaches to develop new therapies to treat pediatric leukemias and related hematologic malignancies. The ability of researchers at the Center for Childhood Cancer Research to quickly translate laboratory-based discoveries into clinically relevant therapies offers enormous promise for children with leukemias and other hematologic malignancies. The Hematologic Malignancies Program is seeking a proactive and team-oriented Clinical Research Program Manager I to provide administrative oversight and overall support of our academic hematologic malignancies clinical and research program (~25%) with a large focus on startup-and maintenance of academic, hybrid, and industry-supported phase 1 clinical trials for children with relapsed/refractory leukemia and lymphoma (~75% effort). Prior experience with early-phase clinical trials required, including budget development and invoicing, liaison with industry and academic partners, clinical data management, adverse event reporting, and study close-outs.


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Job Responsibilities

  • Supervision, training, support, and management of staff (direct and/or indirect) to ensure compliance with study protocol, NIH and FDA policies.
  • Work collaboratively and effectively with the individual study management teams, various core groups at CHOP’s Research Institute and other participating institutions. 
  • As part of Management Team, develop, review, and update program policies and procedures as needed. 
  • Responsible for preparation or overseeing preparation of necessary Data Safety Monitoring Board reports.
  • Serve as primary liaison between research and other hospital staff to carry out the needs of the research project(s).
  • Assist with analysis of data and preparation of manuscripts and scientific presentations, as needed.
  • Track regulatory compliance of CHOP and other sites.
  • Oversee clinical trial budget preparations and billing plans and resolution of billing/budget issues.
  • Applied knowledge of Good Clinical Practice (GCP) guidelines including protection of human research subjects with particular emphasis on pediatrics, definitions and reporting requirement for adverse events, elements of informed consent, Federal Codes, Regulations and Guidelines relevant to the performance and conduct of clinical trials.
  • Provide supervision and support for other clinical research coordinators and or/ monitors who are assigned to specific protocols and who will help with the overall clinical research of the program.
  • Provide a leadership role in developing, implementing, and evaluating the conduct of clinical research.
  • Responsible for Regulatory compliance for clinical research program.
  • Primary contact for trial for internal and external participants.

Job Responsibilities (Continued)

Job Responsibilities (Continued)

Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations

Required Education and Experience

Required Education: Bachelor’s degree

Required Experience: Five (5) years of clinical research experience

Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic

Preferred Education: Masters in related field

Preferred Experience: 

  • Seven (7) years of clinical research experience
  • Three (3) years of research administration experience or managing a research group, including budget administration, financial planning, and grants management
  • One (1) year of lead, management or supervisory experience in a clinical research environment
  • Previous experience in an academic institution.

Additional Technical Requirements

  • Excellent customer service and time management skills required. Must be able to work effectively with minimal direct oversight and manage multiple projects with varying deadlines for several individuals. Must be able to juggle multiple demands, work styles and needs.
  • Must have strong organizational skills, be able to work accurately, pay strict attention to detail, and be amenable to doing varied work that requires an intellectual and professional approach. 
  • Successful performance in a high-intensity work environment. 
  • Excellent problem identification and problem-solving skills.   
  • Excellent written and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to handle confidential matters and materials. 
  • Evidence of leadership ability.
  • Ability to work with sensitivity to cultural diversity and to assist staff in understanding this diversity.

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CHOP also requires employees who work in patient care buildings to receive an annual influenza vaccine. Employees may request exemptions for valid religious and medical reasons.  Start dates may be delayed until candidates are immunized or exemption requests are reviewed.  

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