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Medical Director, Cancer Clinical Trials Office

Cedars-Sinai Cancer

March 24, 2021
Join our cancer enterprise at Cedars-Sinai Cancer during a transformational period of growth and impact. Ranked by US News & World Report as the #7 Best Hospital in Cancer in 2020-2021, Cedars-Sinai Cancer is looking for a nationally recognized investigator for the position of Medical Director of the Cancer Clinical Trials Office (CCTO).

The Cancer Clinical Trials Office at Cedars-Sinai Cancer invites applications for Medical Director. We are seeking individuals with leadership experience in clinical research to work with CCTO management and cancer center leadership. The Medical Director of the CCTO will provide medical direction and is responsible for ensuring the quality of services provided by the CCTO. We are looking for an experienced physician and active clinical researcher at the academic rank of associate professor or professor. The candidate should have extensive experience as a clinical trial investigator and have completed all appropriate training. In addition, the Medical Director will be knowledgeable of research operations including clinical conduct, regulatory compliance, budget development, contracting, and strategic planning.

Staffed by highly trained professional research personnel (research nurses, clinical research coordinators and clinical research associates), the CCTO is a central office that provides the infrastructure and function for operations of cancer clinical trials at Cedars-Sinai Cancer which at any given time has approximately 140 cancer clinical trials. CCTO resources are available to both faculty and sponsors to assist throughout the lifecycle of a protocol, from inception to study closeout. The CCTO is the central point of contact who coordinates with investigational pharmacy, laboratory, nursing, the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and other collaborating academic institutions. The CCTO has several operational units that perform specific functions to support investigators and their clinical trials. This includes quality assurance, regulatory affairs, financial operations, clinical coordination, education and training of clinical staff, study coordination/clinical research support and data coordination.

Are you right for this role? A successful candidate has:
• A physician investigator with a strong background in research
• Five or more years of administrative experience leading a complex clinical program/department.
• A proven track record in managing clinical trials
• An established publication record in peer reviewed journals
• A history of leadership in professional organizations

Interested candidates should send their CVs, a cover letter and names of three references to Karen Reckamp, MD MS at Cedars-Sinai Cancer c/o Apply now!