Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Clinical Research Supervisor - Neurology in New York, New York

Clinical Research Supervisor – Neurology

Job Posting Number: 14497

Research – Clinical

New York,NY

June 16, 2017

Company Overview:

At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.

For the 27th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2016, as well as Glassdoor’s annual Employees’ Choice Awards 2017. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Details:

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center is seeking a Clinical Research Supervisor (CRS) for the Neurology Department . As an integral member of the research team and in compliance with all regulatory, institutional, and departmental requirements, the Clinical Research Supervisor (CRS) manages the day-to-day activities of the Research Study Assistants at a department level ensuring efficient and effective operations. The CRS is responsible for data management activities and for data integrity associated with clinical research for the Neurology Department and oversees the data collection and analysis for research projects, databases, and research protocols within MSK. The CRS also participates in special projects and task forces as determined by management.

You are:

  • Adept at working with real-world data and extracting meaningful insights from it.

  • Comfortable using quantitative techniques and are an analytical / critical thinker.

  • Curious, eager to tackle a wide variety of problems, and able to learn independently.

You will:

  • Working with the Clinical Research Manager to oversee the Neurology division clinical research portfolio including prospective clinical trials and retrospective biospecimen/ non therapeutic projects.

  • Collaborating with clinical teams to coordinate pathology research activities across multiple locations, according to institutional and other governing policies.

  • Implementing all aspects of research protocols/ projects from study start up to study closure.

  • Direct staff management and development of Research Study Assistants (RSAs) and Research Study Specialists (RSS’s).

  • Implementing standards for research databases and/or study management, and policies and procedures to meet those standards to ensure the highest quality management of research projects and databases.

  • Performing advanced queries for Principal Investigators, the IRB, sponsoring agencies, and management.

  • Overseeing data management aspects of research databases such as the Clinical Research Database (CRDB) and other external EDCs.

  • Conducting systematic audits of research studies and/or databases to ensure that data collected has no typographical errors, is consistent with source documents, and is in compliance with external sponsor/regulatory requirements.

  • Reviewing regulatory submissions.

  • Facilitating weekly team meetings and other PI/ service-specific meetings as needed.

  • Holding regular one-on-one meetings with research staff. 

You need:

  • At least 3 years of relevant (clinical research) experience (2 year with Masters), or as determined by hiring manager.

  • or A minimum of a High School Diploma with at least 3 – 4 years MSKCC clinical research experience.

  • A Masters degree is preferred.

  • At least one year’s supervisory experience strongly preferred.

  • Strong familiarity with computer systems, databases, data analysis and data reporting is preferred.  A strong ability and understanding on how to collect, analyze, interpret and prepare data for presentation (i.e., written, tabular and graphical formats). 

  • Excellent problem-solving abilities to analyze situations, draw conclusions, make recommendations and convey this information in a timely and proficient manner.

  • Knowledge of GCP and ICH guidelines, FDA regulations, and Clinical Research Policies including Data Management, Quality Assurance, Clinical Trial Coordination and Monitoring.

  • Team leadership and RSA mentoring experience.


MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.

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