Moffitt Cancer Center - Tampa, FL4.0

30+ days agoFull-timeEstimated: $60,000 - $82,000 a year
Moffitt Cancer Center is internationally recognized for our focus on personalized cancer care and translational research. The mission of Moffitt is clear, focused, and fully stated in nine words, "To contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer." With a tradition of excellence that began with the first patient admission in 1986, dedicated Moffitt physicians, scientists, and staff members have remained committed to excellence in an atmosphere characterized by kindness, caring, and hope.

The Research Project Manager will be working closely with Dr. Jennifer Permuth, a faculty member in the Departments of Cancer Epidemiology and Gastrointestinal Oncology. Dr. Permuth is a molecular epidemiologist with an active portfolio involving multidisciplinary, multi-institutional research, primarily in pancreatic cancer. The Research Project Manager will be responsible for helping to manage Dr. Permuth's ongoing research projects related to pancreatic cancer and other malignancies both at Moffitt Cancer Center and at collaborating institutions and would play a key role in preparing for future initiatives.

Position Highlights:
Develops, initiates, and manages protocols and oversees day-to-day study activities, primarily for a newly-funded longitudinal multi-center bio-banking study.
Manages collection and tracking of data, biospecimens, and medical images and works with collaborators to ensure timeliness and completion of services. No lab processing will be required.
Database management.
Supervises trainees and staff to ensure that projects are on time and progressing as expected.
Writing and preparing first drafts of manuscripts.
Generates scientific and budgetary sections of grant applications with guidance.

The Ideal Candidate:
Is professional, personable, organized, conscientious, can multi-task, and works well as a member of a team.
Has experience with recruitment and retention of study participants as part of multi-institutional research studies.
Has excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Is a critical, independent, and creative thinker
Manuscript writing and grant writing experience
Skills in database management and performing descriptive statistical analyses
Master's degree in Public Health with a concentration in Epidemiology is preferred.
In depth knowledge of how epidemiological research is conducted is highly desired.

Oversees day-to-day study progress on ongoing studies.
Works closely with the principal investigator and collaborators to perform research and related support activities including (a) development, implementation, and management of research projects; and (b) preparation of drafts of regulatory protocols and progress reports, manuscripts, budgets, and grant applications.
Assists with overseeing the work of study staff and trainees.
Data management and preliminary statistical analysis.
Coordinates administrative tasks for the investigator including protocol amendment changes and preparation of IRB documents to send to the regulatory specialist.
Working with internal and external collaborators to track and manage data, lab samples, and medical images.
Working closely with Research Coordinator(s) to help manage epidemiological studies

Credentials and Qualifications:
Master's Degree
MPH or MSPH preferred or MA/MS degree in epidemiology or other health care related field and 5 years of experience working in clinical, behavioral and/or epidemiological research.
Must have the ability to work well under the pressure of meeting mandatory deadlines.
Must have good organizational skills and careful attention to details.
Good oral and written communication skills are required.
Must have ability to plan, organize and coordinate multiple work assignments.
Must be capable of exercising good judgment, communicating with others, and displays a high degree of competence, skill, creativity and independence of thought and action.
Must have strong data management and overall computer skills.
Experience in the use of office equipment.
Experience working with computers and MS Office software environment.
Supervisory experience preferred.
Grant writing experience preferred.