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MD Anderson Cancer Center Coordinator, Clinical Research Program - Leukemia in Houston, Texas

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston is one of the world's most respected centers focused on cancer patient care, research, education and prevention. It was named the nation's No. 1 hospital for cancer care in U.S. News & World Report's 2021-2022 rankings. It is one of the nation's original three comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Institute.


Administrative & Regulatory Operations

  • Provides oversight of clinical research protocol development, administrative and regulatory processing: collaborates with the physician, study chair or protocol sponsor regarding protocol design, planning, implementation, and evaluation.

  • Liaison with the protocol research administration offices; assures that all clinical research conducted by the department complies with the Institutional Review Board (IRB) or federal guidelines

  • Maintains schedules for timely submission of new and revised protocols Provides clinical trials project oversight, strategic planning and quality assurance for research conducted in the Department of Leukemia under Dr. DiNardo's group

  • Collaborate with other LPO employees to maintain and improve the protocol reference file system for maintaining, storing, retrieving and accessing up-to-date protocols, correspondence, etc.

Departmental Standards and Training

  • Evaluates the effectiveness, accuracy, and training needs of the section. Coordinates and plans the training programs for the section, and ensures compliance with departmental standards

  • Collects and develops criteria and processes information for section and departmental approval and protocol submission Conducts orientation for faculty, trainees and research/administrative support personnel - standardizes training practices for this purpose

  • Provides direct/indirect oversight of research and/or faculty support staff in the performance of protocol related activities such as regulatory setup, activation, monitoring and reporting

  • Systematically review and report on individual faculty assistant compliance with protocol-related job duties

Information Systems & Reporting

  • Develops and maintains a processing and tracking system for all protocol related paperwork

  • Establishes and participates in information systems for the development of research programs including writing, processing, submission and maintenance of protocols

  • Reports both in detail and in summary fashion for the section and department's productivity and responsiveness on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis

Grants Preparation

  • Provides protocol and protocol-related data and information for grant applications in collaboration within the department

  • Undertake and oversee clinical trial-related grant applications through public and private sector mechanisms

  • Collaborate on larger departmental grant applications as preparation and production specialist


Required: Bachelor's degree.


Required: Three years experience in area of research study or direct patient care obtained from nursing, data gathering or other related experience. May substitute required education degree with additional years of equivalent experience on a one to one basis. With preferred degree, one year of required experience.

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law.

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 156778

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Work Week: Days

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 53,000

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 66,000

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 79,000

  • FLSA: non-exempt and eligible for overtime pay

  • Fund Type: Soft

  • Work Location: Hybrid Onsite/Remote

  • Pivotal Position: Yes

  • Referral Bonus Available?: No

  • Relocation Assistance Available?: Yes

  • Science Jobs: No