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MD Anderson Cancer Center Supervisor, Clinical Studies - Office of Clinical Research 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.

The primary purpose of the Supervisor, Clinical Studies Coordinator position is to provide management and oversight of departmental clinical research activities, designated clinical research studies and staff for MD Anderson's Harris Health Program.


1. Administration and Supervision- 34%

· Oversee activities of MD Anderson's Harris Health Program clinical trials personnel to provide guidance, correction when needed, and coverage when short-staffed.

  • Coordinate and participate in the interview and selection process for clinical research personnel in assigned area.

  • Provide training and mentoring for new study coordinators.

  • Assist with appropriate workload assignments (staffing model).

2. Protocol Operations- 33%

  • Leads overall coordination and facilitation of clinical research activities and protocol-specific patient care for assigned area.

  • Ensures compliance to all standards, policies, and quality measures via QA audits.

· Primary point contact with physicians, TMC research team, Harris Health staff, Harris Health research team, and TMC regulatory area to stay abreast of all clinical research activities and studies.

· Participates in patient recruitment, screening and all clinical tasks as needed.

3. Professional Development 33%

  • Identify needs and provide training and guidance with regard to the policies and procedures that are related to management and monitoring of patients on clinical trials, as delineated in the team training meetings.

  • Participate in the training and development of personnel in the clinical research area, with emphasis on effective orientation and continuing education.

  • Plan, design, and conduct complex staff education and disseminate information by means of the training sessions/presentations and/or written communications. Participate in conducting department training sessions to ensure protocol compliance and dissemination of new information and policies.

  • Mentor and encourage clinical research staff to develop through participation in professional organizations, serving on committees, attending journal presentations, seminars, or conferences.

Other duties as assigned

Education: Bachelor's degree

Preferred Education: Master's Level Degree

Certification: none

Preferred Certification: Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC), Certified Clinical Research Associate (CCRA) or Certified Clinical Research Professional (CCRP).


Required: Six years experience with research studies or direct patient care obtained from nursing, data gathering or related field to include three years in a lead or supervisory capacity. May substitute required education degree with additional years of equivalent experience on a one to one basis. With preferred degree, three years of required experience to include three years of lead or supervisory experience. Successful completion of the LEADing Self Accelerate program may substitute for one year of required supervisory or management experience.

Must pass pre-employment skills test as required and administered by Human Resources.

Preferred Experience: 3 years of oncology clinical research experience

Onsite Presence: Is Required

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: 167036

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Work Week: Days

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 75,000

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

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 112,000

  • FLSA: exempt and not eligible for overtime pay

  • Fund Type: Soft

  • Work Location: Onsite

  • Pivotal Position: No

  • Referral Bonus Available?: No

  • Relocation Assistance Available?: No

  • Science Jobs: No