Clinical Research Coordinator - Genetics and Prevention

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450 Brookline Ave, Boston, MA 02215

Clinical Research

Employment Type:
Full time

Work Location:
PTL Remote: 2-3 days remote/wk


Investigators in the Division of Cancer Genetics and Prevention at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School seek a full-time Clinical Research Coordinator to assist in clinical and non-clinical studies involving cancer genetics and prevention.

This is an exciting and challenging opportunity for an individual who is motivated to work in an innovative academic center on cutting edge genetics research and is interested in working directly with patients.

Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is a leader in life changing breakthroughs in cancer research and patient care. We are united in our mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. We strive to create an inclusive, diverse, and equitable environment where we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all backgrounds, and design programs to promote public health particularly among high-risk and underserved populations. We conduct groundbreaking research that advances treatment, we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers, and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.


  • Oversight of research study start-up process from creation and or receipt of protocols through the Scientific Review Committee and IRB submissions and site activation activities
  • Responsible for screening participants for protocol eligibility, obtaining informed consent, participant recruitment, registering study participants, data collection, reporting and management, collection of source documents, use and development of case report forms, adverse events reporting, filing and archiving of study records and resolution of data queries
  • Interact with study participants as directed/required by the protocol and/or study team
  • Prepare and or complete regulatory related reports and IRB submissions such as amendments and continuing reviews. Maintain and organize study regulatory binders and ensure study compliance with all state, federal and IRB requirements, enter all required study data on an ongoing basis
  • Ensure all study related samples are collected, properly prepared and shipped according to the protocol requirements and IATA/DOT regulations
  • Responsible for organizing and preparing for both internal and external auditing and study monitoring visits
  • Coordination and management of studies, including communication with sponsors and regulatory authorities
  • Close-out of studies, including contributing to research articles, audit preparation, and communication with regulatory agencies and other disciplines involved


  • Bachelor’s degree required, with a focus in public health, social science, or natural science preferred
  • 0-1 year of research experience strongly preferred
  • Experience working in a medical or scientific research setting preferred
  • Able to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Comfortable with patient and clinical staff interaction, attending patient endoscopy procedures and handling research specimens (e.g. saliva, blood, tissue and/or urine)

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.

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