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Director, Cancer Research Conduct & Data Management

The Tisch Cancer Institute at Mount Sinai

January 12, 2022
Director, Cancer Research Conduct & Data Management – The Tisch Cancer Institute (TCI) – The Mount Sinai Hospital
New York, New York
Req ID: 2739462

Job Summary:

Under the direction of the Executive Director/Associate Dean for Enterprise Cancer Clinical Research, the Director for Cancer Research Conduct and Data Management, provides leadership and oversight to the cancer clinical research conduct and data management unit.  The unit facilitates the implementation, coordination, internal data compliance, and completion of approximately 250 oncology-focused trials. These include TCI institutional (i.e., investigator-initiated), multi-center cooperative group/National Clinical Trial Network, consortium, and industry-sponsored trials.

The Director builds and oversees a team of highly skilled research staff to assure compliance with regulatory agencies; increase enrollment on clinical trials; ensure data integrity and protocol adherence. This person utilizes a solution-oriented and collaborative management style to improve efficiencies in clinical research management and operations.

S/he collaborates with the Medical Director(s), TCI Faculty Leadership, and other senior faculty members in the strategic and operational planning for optimal clinical research conduct and data management.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Provides continuous oversight and leadership to ensure robust high quality compliant clinical trial conduct and good clinical practice
Responsible for providing operational efficiency and exemplary customer service to key stakeholders including investigators, patients, physicians, ancillary departments, and external strategic and industry partners.
Implements standards, best practices, policies, and procedures to ensure the highest quality management of research, protections of human subjects, and data integrity.
Provides consistent and transparent communication across functional areas; fosters inter/intra-departmental collaboration.
Produce annual progress reports for NCI Cancer Center Support Grant in collaboration with the TCI Senior Leadership and Executive Director.
Helps to expand upon the existing foundation to support cancer-related human subject research with the goal of obtaining NCI Cancer Comprehensive Center status by working with the TCI Director, Deputy Director, Associate Directors of Clinical and Translational Research, Population Science, TCI Administration and the leadership from: Biostatistics, Bio-repository, Vaccine Core and Immunotherapy, Personalized Medicine, Genomics, Pathology and Cancer Prevention and Control.


Bachelor’s degree (Master’s degree preferred)
Ten years of experience at an academic medical center, hospital, or equivalent healthcare, academic or research setting.
Seven year direct clinical research experience with five years in oncology research experience.
Five years of direct supervisory and/or management experience including successful implementation of tactical plans, formulating policy, developing, and leading effective-high-performing teams, managing resources, and creative problem-solving

The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate, exclude, or treat people differently on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.