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Assistant Director and Director of Clinical Trials Office

Yale Cancer Center, Yale School of Medicine

September 28, 2018
The Yale Cancer Center (YCC) Assistant Director and Director of Clinical Trials Office is a critical member of the leadership team at the National Cancer Institute-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center at Yale University School of Medicine. Operating with significant autonomy and independence and reporting jointly to the YCC Deputy Director for Finance and Administration and the YCC Associate Director for Clinical Sciences, the role is principally responsible for the execution of high impact clinical research in oncology across the Yale campus and Smilow Cancer Hospital (SCH), including its network of 12 community-based SCH Care Center locations. This includes federally-funded, foundation, industry-sponsored, and investigator initiated human subject research. The scope of responsibility for this position includes managerial authority for more than 150 staff, administrative responsibility for a portfolio of approximately 300 treatment-based clinical trials open to accrual (plus additional trials in follow-up status), accruing more than 900 patients annually, with a population of approximately 7,000 newly diagnosed cancer cases annually across the delivery system. Key responsibilities include management operations, financial planning and budgeting, strategic planning, personnel management, regulatory compliance, facilities planning, and technology deployment. The position will be a critical partner in human subjects research strategy relevant to oncology with other entities at Yale such as the Yale Center for Clinical Investigation, the Human Research Protection Program, the Office of Sponsored Programs, and Yale New Haven Health. Interested persons can contact Kevin Vest, Deputy Director Yale Cancer Center or Celestina Perone, Human Resources Recruiter at Yale School of Medicine. The full job posting can be viewed at