Research Project Associate - U54 CCNY-MSK Partnership for Cancer Research
In June 2002, The City College of New York (CCNY) and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) established a partnership based on mutual cancer research and training objectives. The partnership is funded by the National Cancer Institute (NCI). The primary goals of our partnership focus on research, outreach, and education.
We are seeking a Research Project Associate to lead data management efforts and provide assistance with every phase of implementation of all projects involving human-subjects: protocol development, certifications, monitoring progress, tracking project endpoints and publication write-up. In this role, you will work with the U54 Principal Investigators, Program Managers, Partnership Faculty, Program Steering Committee members, and among others. If you are an organized research professional with strong project management skills and passion for health disparities research, apply today!
Manage ongoing and new Partnership Core(s) project databases and create processes to ensure that goals are met.
Create and maintain REDCap databases for Partnership deliverables, research and outreach projects, including pulling data upon investigator request(s)
Conduct fidelity/protocol compliance audits and QA of the databases, and will be responsible for regular review, and overall data quality, of various operational and programmatic data sets, working with teams to resolve errors in data
Compile and analyze data for abstracts, manuscripts, and presentations.
Compile and analyze data on cancer disparities to assist in the development of targeted program areas
Analyze existing data sources and data flow for program managment
Serve as the primary contact for all levels of staff regarding data administration matters as they relate to the databases
Generate reports to all necessary parties on the progress of Partnership deliverables, research projects, databases, or protocols.
Meet with program staff to identify data needs and support in the creation of trackers/dashboards, and analytical tools as needed
Communicate results to non-statistical audiences using data visualization
Adept at database design concepts, data integrity and understanding the benefits and limits to various types of databases-including PC and online databases.
Able to execute short term and long tern planning for database project needs and to decide how to efficiently store and analyze various types of data
Adept at learning quickly, applying insights from past efforts to new situations.
An effective communicator, willing to explore creative approaches to using data and capable of determining how best to reach different audiences and executing communications based on that understanding
Action-oriented and eager to embrace new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.
Masters degree in Public Health, Statistics or relevant quantitative field with two years of data management and clinical researchexperience is preferred
Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy
Ability to effectively communicate with a range of stakeholders
Knowledge and direct experience with REDCap
Proficiency with SPSS, SAS, R or other statistical analysis software
Experience and/or demonstrated interest in working in community based participatory research and health disparities
Excellent organizational, interpersonal, writing and editorial skills.
A strong ability and understanding on how to collect, analyze, interpret and prepare data for presentation (i.e., written, tabular and graphical formats).
Strong organizational skills
Internal Number: 2020-44204
About Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
As one of the world's premier cancer centers, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center is committed to exceptional patient care, leading-edge research, and superb educational programs. The close collaboration between our physicians and scientists is one of our unique strengths, enabling us to provide patients with the best care available today as we work to discover more effective strategies to prevent, control, and ultimately cure cancer in the future. Our education programs train future physicians and scientists, and the knowledge and experience they gain at Memorial Sloan-Kettering has an impact on cancer treatment and the biomedical research agenda around the world.