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Project Manager, Breast Cancer Prevention

The University of Kansas Cancer Center

February 7, 2022
Project Manager, Breast Cancer Prevention

The University of Kansas Cancer Center is seeking an individual to manage our clinical breast cancer prevention trial portfolio. Will be responsible for multiple aspects of execution and oversight of clinical trials. This could include assisting PI with final protocol writing or amendments, protocol set up, initiation and execution and development of study promotional materials.  An individual in this position will help with initiation and post initiation questions and issues from outside and Cancer Center accruing sites, assist with oversight of project finances, and co-ordinate project specific processes across multidisciplinary teams including biomarker and data-management.

This individual will be primarily responsible for setting up and conducting multi-site coordinator meetings and will ensure that operations are conducted in accordance with HIPPA and regulatory guidelines as well as in the delivery of patient care and services in accordance with the mission of the Cancer Center. This individual will manage, mentor and train study coordinators and will serve as a backup for the study-coordinator if needed.

The University of Kansas Cancer Center is the region's only National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center where patients gain access to the most promising therapies, cutting-edge clinical trials and world class research.

Position Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree with substantial pre or post degree course work in science or health care related field. Four years of clinical research experience.  Relevant experience may be substituted for direct clinical research experience. A minimum of two years oncology or preventive oncology experience required.
Must have clinical background and knowledge. Must be proficient in medical terminology. Previous experience working in health-care related settings. Adherence to guidelines regarding transparent and honest reporting of confidential and sensitive patient information. Exhibits understanding of the impact of data integrity in terms of patients, study results, costs, quality of service and scientific research in general.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s degree in science or health services related field desirable but not of as great of importance as preferred skill sets. Prior Experience as a Clinical trial Project Manager.

Present or Prior SOCRA or equivalent Research certification.  Previous clinical trial experience in breast oncology or breast cancer prevention. Experience with or willingness to learn to assist providers who are performing tissue procurement procedures (fine needle aspiration) as part of back up if needed to study coordinator.

We offer competitive salary and comprehensive Benefits Package:

Health, dental (effective day1), vision, employer paid life, LTD, flexible benefits plan, miscellaneous voluntary plans available, paid vacation and sick (begin accruing upon hire), paid holidays, paid discretionary day, paid bereavement leave, paid jury duty, military leave, paid parental leave, retirement plan. Go to for more information: Benefits (kumc.edu)

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KU Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.