MD Anderson Cancer Center Executive Director, Clinical Research in Houston, Texas

Office of Clinical Research Administration

The Office of Clinical Research Administration coordinates the research of our investigators in order to conduct the highest quality clinical research at MDACC. Our office is devoted to the needs and protection of all those participating in or conducting clinical research while maintaining high ethical standards and strict compliance with all regulatory policies. We are advocates for the needs of clinical research.

SUMMARY

The Executive Director will assist the Vice President in implementing the strategic vision for the Office of Clinical Research Administration by providing strong administrative, financial, and operational leadership of the following departments to ensure optimum performance. These departments are:

  • Office of Human Subjects Protection

  • Office of Protocol Review & Reporting

  • Office of Protocol Management & Support

  • Office of Investigational New Drug Application

    REQUIREMENTS

  • Experience in an academic medical center.

  • Ten (10) years of experience managing a human subjects research protection program that includes FDA-regulated and federally funded research or a component of such program at an academic or medical institution, healthcare organization or related entity.

  • Bachelor's Level Degree

  • Familiarity with human subjects research including federally funded research and FDA-regulated research requirements.

  • Experience with project management and handling multiple tasks concurrently and meeting deadlines, while maintaining focus despite conflicting demands.

  • Familiarity with electronic health systems and clinical research system interfaces.

  • Preferred Certifications: Certified IRB professional, Certified in Health Care Research or Clinical Research Professional

TOBACCO-FREE HIRING

MD Anderson Cancer Center is committed to encouraging good health and staying true to our mission to end cancer. As part of its efforts to achieve these goals of a tobacco-free hiring process, if you are offered a position at MD Anderson Cancer Center, you will be subject to a Pre-Employment Drug Screen for tobacco compounds in compliance with applicable state laws.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

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.