Clinical Research Coordinator - GYN Tumor Banking & Minimal Risk

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450 Brookline Ave, Boston, MA 02215

Clinical Research

Employment Type:
Full time

Work Location:
Onsite: 100% onsite


The Clinical Research Coordinator will work within the clinical research program and support the research team in the overall conduct of Gynecologic Oncology tumor banking and minimal risk clinical trials using Good Clinical Practice under the auspices of the Principal Investigator(s) and the DFCI Clinical Trials Office. The CRC will be responsible for the primary data collection and management of patient research samples and clinical information as it pertains to participation in tumor banking and minimal risk clinical trials.  Ensures timely collection of protocol related samples including shipment to outside entities as required.  Maintains regulatory binders and ensures study compliance with all state, federal, and IRB requirements.  This individual will screen patients for protocol eligibility, obtain informed consent, and register study participants with the Office of Data Quality (ODQ). May be responsible for IRB protocol submissions (amendments and continuing reviews). Patient contact is required.

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 the clinical trials start-up process from receipt of protocols through the Scientific Review Committee and IRB submissions, and site activation activities.
  • Responsible for data reporting and management, collection of source documents, use and development of study databases, filing and archiving of study records, and resolution of data queries.
  • Prepare and or complete regulatory related reports and IRB submissions. Maintain and organize study regulatory binders, 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.
  • Coordination and management of clinical trials, including communication with principal investigators, sub-investigators, collaborating laboratories and regulatory authorities.
  • Close-out of clinical trials, including contributing to research articles, and communication with regulatory agencies and other disciplines involved.
  • Interact with study participants during the informed consent process and as directed/required by the protocol and/or study team.
  • May be responsible for tissue sample work, such as collecting research biopsies or requesting archival tumor samples.


  • Bachelor's Degree required, with 0-1 years of related experience preferred. Experience working in a medical or scientific research setting or comparable technology orientated business environment preferred.


  • Excellent organization and communications skills required.
  • Strong interpersonal skills – ability to effectively interact with all levels of staff and externals contacts.
  • Must be detail oriented and have the ability to follow-through.
  • Ability to effectively manage time and prioritize workload.
  • Must practice discretion and adhere to hospital confidentiality guidelines at all times.
  • Must have computer skills including the use of Microsoft Office.

At Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, we work every day to create an innovative, caring, and inclusive environment where every patient, family, and staff member feels they belong.  As relentless as we are in our mission to reduce the burden of cancer for all, we are equally committed to diversifying our faculty and staff.  Cancer knows no boundaries and when it comes to hiring the most dedicated and diverse professionals, neither do we. If working in this kind of organization inspires you, we encourage you to apply.

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 characteristics protected by law.

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