Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Research Project Associate - Human Research Protection Program in New York, New York

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 28th 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 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time.Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Description

Are you passionate about clinical research? Do you want to join a growing team?

The Human Research Protection Program(HRPP)here at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center is seeking aResearch Project Associateto support our HRPP Operations Office. The HRPP Operations office is responsible for protecting the rights and welfare of human research participants in accordance with the federal regulations and internal standard operating procedures. The office is service based and provides continuing education and guidance to investigators and research staff.

You will:

  • Work closely with research teams and investigators to ensure consent form language and other protocol documents are aligned with institutional SOPs and federal regulations when ceding to another IRB for review or when MSK tackles the role of IRB of record.

  • Manage daily pre-review of IRB of record amendments and acknowledgments to ensure necessary language and documentation is present for IRB/PB submission.

  • Review reliance agreements and local context forms to assist Director, HRPP and ensure they meet MSK standards.

  • Serve as a liaison to investigators and research staff for human subjects protections and regulatory compliance providing guidance and troubleshooting issues

  • Work with outside entities as central contact for IRB of record correspondence

  • Keep informed of new and changing regulation as it relates to single-IRB policies

  • Coordinate and assist HRPP leadership with the creation and upkeep of HRPP Office templates and Clinical Research Portal pages as related to IRB of Record items.

You need:

  • A High School Diploma/GED with experience in clinical research or applicable experience.

  • Bachelor's degree preferred.

  • Be able to work between the hours of 9AM-5PM with flexibility around meetings and office coverage needs.

  • Knowledge of State and Federal HHS regulations regarding human subjects protection (45 CFR 46), the HIPAA Privacy Rule (45CFR 160,164), the FDA (21 CFR 50, 21 CFR 56).


  • Monday - Friday, 9 am - 5 pm



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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Requisition ID2018-23238

CategoryResearch - Clinical