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Associate Director, Clinical Trials Office and Business Operations

Duke Cancer Institute, Duke University Medical Center

February 3, 2022
Associate Director, Clinical Trials Office and Business Operations
Duke University School of Medicine/Duke Cancer Institute

Duke Cancer Institute (DCI) brings together the world-class resources of Duke University, Duke Health, and the Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center into a single collaborative powerhouse. DCI is a National Cancer institute-designated comprehensive cancer center, seeing more than 10,000 new cancer patients, from every state in the nation, each year. DCI is home to more than 300 researchers and physicians and includes clinical and research partnerships in India, China, Singapore, and across the United States. Currently Duke receives more than $300 million annually in cancer research funding from various sources. This year, the Duke School of Medicine is ranked No. 3 in the nation among 122 medical schools for research by U.S. News & World Report, tying its highest ranking in history.

DCI is currently seeking an Associate Director, Clinical Trials Office and Business Operations. Under the direction of the Director, Research Strategy and Operations (DRSO), this position is responsible for providing leadership in Duke Cancer Institute (DCI) clinical research and clinical trials business enterprise as an administrative agent of the DCI. Components of leadership include strategic planning, operations, fiscal and managerial administration of clinical research operations, clinical research support and human resources of DCI Oncology Clinical Research Unit (CRU) and support services. This includes, but is not limited to, the supervision for the required National Cancer Institute (NCI) committees, data, all reporting requirements, safety and data monitoring, internal and external audits. In concert with the Director and Deputy Director of Clinical Research, this position is the clinical research administrative leader for DCI. This position reports to Director, Research Strategy and Operations and will work closely and collaboratively with DCI Cancer Services to administer an integrated research and clinical oncology program at all DCI clinical sites.

Minimum Qualifications:


Bachelor’s degree in a scientific, allied health or related field of study. Master’s degree preferred.


Minimum of seven years of experience with management of research staff, experience with grant proposals and budget development, experience with REDCap software implementation and data management skills. At least one year of experience in proven leadership and effective management of the work of a large staff. General knowledge of internal and external research compliance regulations.

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