Senior Clinical Research Coordinator - Pediatric Genomics

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Job ID:

450 Brookline Ave, Boston, MA 02215

Clinical Research

Employment Type:
Full time

Work Location:
Hybrid: 2-3 days onsite/week


We are seeking an experienced, motivated, and collaborative Senior Clinical Research Coordinator (Sr. CRC) to support a state-of-the-art dry lab utilizing genomic and transcriptomic sequencing to elucidate the underlying drivers of high-risk pediatric cancers and guide targeted therapy recommendations for individual patients. The position is based in the Janeway Lab at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute with collaborations at Boston Children’s Hospital, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, the Broad Institute, and pediatric oncology centers across the U.S.

The Sr. CRC will support our Count Me In Osteosarcoma and Count Me In Leiomyosarcoma studies with clinical data abstraction and reporting. The Sr. CRC will collaborate with the research team at the Broad Institute and at Dana Farber Cancer Institute to acquire participant Medical Records, abstract clinical information from medical records into REDCap, and report metrics and progress of the study.

The Sr. CRC will interact with the research team including but not limited to the Principal Investigator, Pediatric Oncology Clinical Translation Investigation Program, Project and Data Managers, and a variety of clinicians and researchers to accomplish the aims of projects.

This is full time paid position, with hybrid in-person/remote work options. Candidates interested in leading and supporting large scale research studies to completion (4+ years) are encouraged to apply.  This position is 3 days onsite and 2 days remote. Only applicants living in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, or New Hampshire at the time of employment will be considered. Candidates must have the ability to work from our Boston, MA office for onsite days.

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.


  • Access, track, curate, and review the medical records of participants enrolled in the Count Me In Osteosarcoma and Leiomyosarcoma studies.
  • Responsible for clinical data entry in REDCap, reporting, management, and resolution of data queries.
  • Support in recruiting and consenting of research participants as directed/required by the protocol and/or study team.
  • Conduct relevant literature searches and reviews as requested.
  • 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.
  • Assist with coordination and preparation of project related meetings as requested and may be responsible for meeting minutes.
  • Ensure all study related samples are collected, properly prepared and shipped according to the protocol requirements and IATA/DOT regulations.
  • Provides day-to-day work direction to CRC/RA I and II.
  • Contributes to the development of research protocols and understands research design.


  • Bachelor’s Degree required and 3-5 years of equivalent experience required. Experience working in a medical or scientific research setting or comparable technology orientated business environment required. Experience in REDCap, Outlook, Google Drive,  PowerChart and Epic strongly preferred.


  • Supports, trains and meets the educational needs of CRCs/RAs I and II within the Pediatric Oncology Solid Tumor program
  • Articulates understanding of ICH/GCP and Federal Regulatory requirements
  • Articulates understanding of DF/HCC SOPs
  • Has a comprehensive understanding of the roles and responsibilities of other departments within clinical research (ex. OHRS, QACT, CTO etc.)
  • Contributes to the development of research protocols and understands research design
  • Ability to coordinate PI initiated multi-center studies
  • Recognizes own learning needs and takes responsibility for maintaining up to date knowledge

Knowledge, Skills, And Abilities Required:

  • Experience with computers and databases such as REDCap.
  • Experience with PowerChart and Epic strongly preferred.
  • Exceptional experience with Microsoft Office products and Google Drive.
  • Programming skills and experience with bioinformatic tools is a plus.
    • 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 and effectively manage time and prioritize workload.
    • Must practice discretion and adhere to hospital confidentiality guidelines at all times.

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 groups as protected by law.

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