The Prostate Cancer Clinical Trials Consortium (PCCTC) is hiring a Correlative Science Associate (CSA) . As an integral member of the research team and in compliance with all regulatory, institutional, and departmental requirements, the Correlative Science Associate is responsible for supporting the Correlative Science Manager in the oversight of all studies related to collection, processing, and correlation of biomarkers with clinical and patient reported outcomes. The Correlative Science Associate will be expected to work with the Clinical Data Management and Clinical Operations teams to manage multi-center clinical trial activities by providing correlative expertise. Commitment to accuracy, high attention-to-detail, and ability to work independently are critical competencies for the role.
Manage complex correlative registries and non-therapeutic trials as well as correlative studies included within multi-institutional therapeutic clinical trials across a diverse research portfolio.
Assist in designing clinical trials including correlative and translational design and manuals, protocol and informed consent drafting, safety and regulatory document drafting, etc.
Communicate effectively and establish strong working relationships with a diverse matrix of clinical trial sites, investigators, pharmaceutical & biotechnology partners, and other important stakeholders.
Synthesize complex correlative clinical trial information into actionable plans.
Provide necessary documentation in compliance with existing standard operating procedures, regulatory guidelines, etc.
Assist in maintaining necessary clinical trial conduct documentation
Communicate and work effectively with all stakeholders
High School Diploma/GED with at least 4 - 7 years relevant clinical research, laboratory and/or medical/science experience OR a Bachelor's degree in STEM with 2 years of clinical research, laboratory or medical/science experience ORa Masters degree in a scientific or medical discipline with clinical research, laboratory and/or medical/science experience.
Strong background knowledge of translational research and correlative science in relation to oncology.
Experience working with biospecimen collection and processing and/or biomarker analysis is a plus.
Ability to manage clinical research projects with strict deadlines.
Knowledge and experience with clinical trial execution.
Working knowledge of the Code of Federal Regulations, Good Clinical Practice, and Human Subjects Protection.
Knowledge of clinical trial regulatory and safety management preferred.
Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment.
Strong organizational, prioritization, and project management skills.
Strong computing skills including proficiency in MS Office products.
Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to solve problems by using a logical, systematic, sequential approach.
Experience working with prostate cancer clinical trials is a plus. #LIPOST
More information about the PCCTC:
The Prostate Cancer Clinical Trials Consortium (PCCTC) was initiated in 2005 by the Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) and the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) Prostate Cancer Research Program (PCRP) in response to critically unmet needs in prostate cancer clinical research identified by physician investigators and patient advocates. Established as an independent entity in 2014, the PCCTC, LLC is now the nations premier multicenter Clinical Research Organization (CRO) specializing in cutting-edge prostate cancer research. The PCCTC works together with distinguished investigators on a single mission: to design, implement and complete hypothesis-driven early phase trials in prostate cancer, translating scientific discoveries to improved standards of care. To fulfill its mission, the PCCTC developed a unique infrastructure, which has fostered a culture of transparent project co-development between investigators, research sites and industry partners.
Internal Number: 2020-40593
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