Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Research Study Assistant I (Epidemiology/Bio-Statistics) in New York, New York

Research Study Assistant I (Epidemiology/Bio-Statistics)

Job Posting Number: 14667

Research – Other

New York,NY

July 13, 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:

Research is integral to our mission at Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), and clinical trials help us discover better forms of patient care and treatment. Our extraordinary researchers and clinicians work together to drive innovation and tackle some of the greatest challenges of biomedical science. The Epidemiology Department at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) focuses on cancer prevention by investigating the causes/risks of developing cancer and by evaluating the effect of screening. We are currently seeking a Research Study Assistant to conduct patient recruitment for a pancreatic tumor registry study.

Hours: Monday-Friday 9 am – 5 pm

Your primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Utilize appropriate methodologies to approach patients for study recruitment, completion of research protocol activities, including collection of biospecimens

  • Abstract patient health information by reviewing patient medical charts and existing databases

  • Maintenance of study databases, data entry, and data quality monitoring and assurance

  • Provide clerical and administrative support, such as preparation of study mailings and following up with patients as needed to complete research protocol activities

  • Generate data reports on the progress of research protocol as needed

  • Ensure that all appropriate Institutional, State, and Federal regulations are followed throughout the research protocol and that research protocols are approved by Institutional Review Board, and all regulatory documentation is completed

We are looking for a candidate who demonstrates the following qualities:

  • A strong work ethic to consistently achieve results

  • Effective verbal communication skills

  • Desire to work in a fast-paced environment

  • Effective time-management

  • Detail-oriented and organized

  • Able to work independently and collaboratively to accomplish study goals

  • Exercises good judgment

  • Skilled in use of computers and databases

  • Familiar with medical/cancer terminology or is interested in science/medicine


  • A Bachelor’s Degree OR High school diploma with two years medical or research experience at MSK.

Hours: Monday-Friday 9 am – 5 pm

Resumes without a cover letter will not be accepted.

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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