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Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Research Project Associate, Dental Service in Montvale, New Jersey

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. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time.Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Description

We are seeking a Research Project Associate for our Dental Service in the Department of Surgery.

You will:

  • Support the PI and study team as needed for data management and relevant project duties

  • Run monthly research service meetings

  • Onboard fellows to clinical research in our service and provide oversight of their research projects

  • Provide regular reports to the PI regarding study progress and challenges and work with the PI to address any problems that arise

  • Coordinate and participate in weekly study meetings

  • Design database(s) and tools to facilitate data collection as needed for assigned research projects;

  • Maintain study databases, codebooks, and procedures for data entry and monitoring

  • Acquire informed consent and coordinate questionnaires and qualitative interviews when vital

  • Ensure coordination and implementation of project-related activities

  • Assist in the preparation of grants, presentations, and manuscripts

  • Perform literature searches

  • Have other tasks as needed

You Are:

  • Adept at learning quickly, applying insights from past efforts to new situations.

  • An effective communicator, 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.

  • Able to work independently as well as manage a team

  • Able to prioritize and schedule work activities to ensure that workflow is efficient and meets the needs of the project

  • Able to work independently and within a large team setting

You Need:

  • Minimum of 2 years of relevant research experience (1 year if you have a Master’s degree)

  • Master’s degree (e.g., public health, implementation science or related field) preferred

  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office, Excel, Access, and SPSS (or SAS, SQL)

  • Experience with CAISIS preferred but not required

  • Knowledge of Visio and/or Gant project management software is helpful

  • Excellent data management, organizational, oral and written communication, project coordination and interpersonal skills.

  • Outstanding judgment, initiative, and attention to detail


  • 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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Job LocationsUSA-NJ-Montvale

Posted Date2 weeks ago(2/21/2021 10:53 AM)

Requisition ID2021-47398

CategoryResearch - Clinical