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MD Anderson Cancer Center Senior Clinical Research System Analyst in Houston, Texas

The mission of The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center is to eliminate cancer in Texas, the nation, and the world through outstanding programs that integrate patient care, research and prevention, and through education for undergraduate and graduate students, trainees, professionals, employees and the public.

As a member of the CTMS team, this position works with study team members, principal investigators, budget and coverage analyst to build studies and calendars in accordance with the protocol document and budgets in the CTMS system. Other duties for this position would include processing study modifications, providing support to the CTMS Suite of applications. This position also has other duties as assigned.

Job Specific Competencies

General - 40%

  • Build and configure studies within the CTMS systems.

  • Build and configure calendars within the CTMS systems.

  • Process modifications for studies within the CTMS systems.

· Serve as an expert or knowledge base for non-senior employees. Includes training, problem solving, mentoring, and project leadership.

· Expand knowledge of MD Anderson Regulatory processes and procedures to improve current Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and their application within the Clinical Research Systems suite.

Study and Calendar Building - 40%

· Have advanced knowledge of study and calendar building in a CTMS system.

· Prepare, review, and serve as senior mentor for non-senior analyst staff with assignments.

· Process approved study modifications that may include base study information as well as calendar information.

· Assists management in aligning team efforts to institutional goals while meeting local, national, and federal requirements for reporting.

· Validate computed solutions against known solutions.

System Support - 10%

  • Provides support to the Clinical Research Analyst.

  • Serves as second level support for Clinical Research Application suite technical helpline and email.

  • Assist Clinical Research Analyst in defining and analyzing system related issues.

  • Ensures that documentation is clear and concise prior to escalating to the programming staff.

  • Facilitates communication and problem solving activities between the Clinical Research Analyst and programming staff for issues and errors that occur in the clinical research system suite.

Data Analysis / Integration / Migration / Validation - 10%

· Serve as knowledge base to the Clinical Research Analyst.

· Plays a key role in the integration of clinical and demographic data from various systems by validating the viability of the process for merging data, mapping data, testing for data quality, and report preparation needed for the project.

  • Provides expert support to clearly identify, isolate and resolve issues affecting data systems, data structures, and validate data entered as a whole or in part.

  • Provides summary reports, test plans including documentation and scenarios for quality assurance for study and calendar builds.

· Provides validated testing and documentation plans for study and calendar builds within the Clinical Research Systems application Suite against known business rules and business logic as needed.

  • Takes the lead in quality assurance testing and documentation under the guidance of the supervisor or manager.

· Other duties as assigned.


Required: Bachelor's degree.


Required: Five years of related business, project/process management experience to include three years query reporting experience. Advanced knowledge of Excel. May substitute required education degree with additional years of equivalent experience on a one to one basis.

Preferred: Experience with CTMS applications in a clinical environment, Calendar building.

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: 158943

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Work Week: Days

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 62,500

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 78,000

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 93,500

  • FLSA: exempt and not eligible for overtime pay

  • Fund Type: Hard

  • Work Location: Remote (within Texas only)

  • Pivotal Position: Yes

  • Referral Bonus Available?: Yes

  • Relocation Assistance Available?: Yes

  • Science Jobs: No