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Vice President, Clinical Research

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

December 20, 2023
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center (, a nationally and internationally renowned NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center, is seeking candidates for the Vice President, Clinical Research, who will be responsible for all aspects of the clinical research function for the Cancer Center.

Reporting to the Director, this individual will work in conjunction with physician leadership as the key operational stakeholder for all research studies, standard operating procedures, regulations and guidelines for clinical research studies and programs. The incumbent will be the face of UPMC Hillman Cancer Center research to other institutions and will act as a proxy for the Director, UPMC Hillman Cancer Centers, as needed.


Master’s Degree in Nursing or health related field is required.

Ph.D is desirable.

Must have at least 10 years of experience with clinical research, including clinical and research experience within an NCI comprehensive cancer center.

Special Skills and Abilities Required:

Understanding of financial implications of the department and ability to analyze financial data, reports, project budgets, staffing, and expenditures.

Ability to travel to outlying locations as needed.

Must possess excellent presentation skills and written and verbal communication skills.

Must possess excellent leadership and role model abilities.

Will have experience with the navigation of a matrixed reporting environment.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances: Certification in oncology or research preferred.

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