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Research Associate IV

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The Public Health Institute (PHI) is an independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting health, well-being and quality of life for people throughout California, across the nation and around the world. As one of the largest and most comprehensive public health organizations in the nation, we are at the forefront of research and innovations to improve the efficacy of public health statewide, nationally and internationally. PHI was distinguished as one of the top 50 “Best Non-profit Organizations to Work For” by the Non-Profit Times in a national search.

Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number #217-17-1
Classification Title Research Associate IV
Position Title #217-17-1
Project Coordinator
Program Areas Research (Program/Project)
Position Summary

PHI is seeking a full-time Project Coordinator for the Children’s Oncology Group (COG) in Monrovia, CA. The Project Coordinator will manage protocol development, site communication and education for COG’s Cancer Care Delivery Research (CCDR) trials, and will collaborate with the CCDR scientific committee, study committees and the CCDR team to ensure successful conduct of CCDR research.

PHI Introduction

The Public Health Institute (PHI) is an independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting health, well-being and quality of life for people throughout California, across the nation and around the world. As one of the largest and most comprehensive public health organizations in the nation, we are at the forefront of research and innovations to improve the efficacy of public health statewide, nationally and internationally. PHI was distinguished as one of the top 50 “Best Non-profit Organizations to Work For” by the Non-Profit Times in a national search.

Duties & Responsibilities

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the primary contact for Cancer Care Delivery Research (CCDR) studies.
  • Manage the development of all documents relating to CCDR research protocols in conjunction with the study chair, study committee, COG scientific committee leadership and the CCDR team.
  • Coordinate all internal and external review and approval processes throughout the length of a trial, from early study concept to study closure.
  • Maintain internal study records and track important study events through COG tracking applications as outlined in departmental procedures.
  • Review draft Case Report Forms for consistency with the protocol document and ensure specific requirements of the study management plan are met.
  • Deliver a final research document that incorporates all details needed to carry out the research and answer study questions.
  • Work with the Web Content Coordinator to prepare e-friendly study documents that contain the appropriate bookmarks and active links for website posting.
  • Coordinate the development of educational materials and webinars for NCI Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP) sites as needed.
  • Track information on reported problems regarding consistency and/or clarity in open protocols and work with the CCDR team and study chair to resolve problems and amend the document as necessary.
  • Stay informed of upcoming projects by attending study/disease committee meetings. Represent COG operations at biannual COG scientific meetings.
  • Draft informed consent documents and youth information sheets according to COG guidelines as needed.
  • Maintain standard COG template language sections in protocol documents.
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of departmental templates and standard operating procedures.
  • Assist with other projects as needed.
Minimum Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a science or related field. Minimum 5 years of work experience, preferably in a clinical research setting.
  • Experience managing multiple projects within a structured environment.
  • High level of PC literacy, including intermediate to advanced knowledge of MS Office software such as MS Word, Excel and Access.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, prioritization, service orientation and outstanding interpersonal skills are essential.
  • Familiarity with scientific terminology a plus.
  • Must be self-starter and able to work independently as well as within a team environment.
  • Must be well-organized and flexible to handle multiple tasks and learn job responsibilities efficiently and quickly.
Compensation

Compensation:

This is an exempt position and the salary is commensurate with experience. PHI offers a generous benefits package including medical, dental, vision, short/long term disability insurance, life insurance, 403b (group retirement annuity) and partial subsidy of public transportation cost. For more information about PHI’s benefits, visit our benefits page here.

Open Date 12/07/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Location Monrovia
CA

Supplement Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have the required education?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have the required years of experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have the necessary skills to perform this position?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents to Attach

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents