Campus Description: Stony Brook University, home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island's scenic North Shore. Our 1,100-acre campus is home to 24,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff. The University is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities and co-manager of nearby Brookhaven National Laboratory, a multidisciplinary research laboratory supporting world class scientific programs utilizing state-of-the-art facilities. Stony Brook University Medical Center is Suffolk County's only academic medical center and tertiary care provider. Many opportunities exist for collaborative research, and in some cases, joint appointments with BNL or with Medical School departments.
Descriptive Title: Study Coordinator (2 Positions) REF#: HS-R-7590-12-11-S
Budget Title: Clinical Research Associate II Research Foundation Professional Position
Department: Medicine RF Line#: R0149 & TBA
Grade: E.99 Campus: Stony Brook West Campus/HSC
Salary: $62,500 - $70,000
THIS POSTING IS NOT CURRENT !!!

Required Qualifications: Bachelor's degree. In lieu of the degree, a combination of directly related education and experience totaling four years may be considered. Three years of related full time experience in a clinical/healthcare setting to include working on clinical trials with proficiency in screening and enrolling research subjects, data collection, and adverse event reporting. Excellent communication and organizational skills. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision. Knowledge of medical terminology. Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience with coordinating multiple clinical trials, preferably in Oncology, and an understanding of the IRB/regulatory process. IRB training experience.

Brief Description of Duties: The Study Coordinator will be responsible for the following duties:
  • Coordinate multiple Oncology Cancer Clinical Trials from inception to closure under the direction of Principal Investigator/Cancer Clinical Trials Director, to include screening, eligibility, data collection, adverse event reporting, completion of CRF's and all regulatory requirements per protocol.
  • Plan and coordinate industry-sponsored, Cooperative group and Investigator initiated clinical research projects including meeting with industry representatives, contract coordination and budget negotiation. Act as a resource between outside sponsors, industries and SUNY.
  • Draft informed consent forms, assent forms, and other documentation for submission to the IRB.
  • Recruit and enroll research subjects and schedule patients. Attend Tumor Board conferences, participate in hospital rounds and staff meetings and review surgical and pathology reports of cancer patients for protocol candidates. Review present protocol patients on therapy to assure toxicity and response to treatment. Follow and maintain records on protocol patients for the duration of the study.
  • Patient/Staff Education: Educate patients and families as well as oncology staff on the research process and investigational cancer drugs.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Special Notes: These are full time positions. The Research Foundation of SUNY is a private educational corporation. Employment is subject to the Research Foundation policies and procedures, sponsor guidelines and the availability of funding. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously.

Prior to start date, the selected candidate must meet the following requirements: Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from Stony Brook University's Employee Health Services (The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination), clear a background investigation, submit (3) written references, and provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s). Please be advised that failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.

The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.

Application Procedure: Those interested in this position should submit a Research Foundation Employment Application, cover letter and resume to:

Scott Reid
Department of Preventive Medicine
Health Sciences Center, L-3, Room 90

Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-8036
Fax#: (631) 444-1248



Applications for this position must be received, as specified in the Application Procedure Section, no later than 5:00 PM Eastern Time on 11/23/2012, unless specifically noted otherwise in the Special Notes Section.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, FEMALES, MINORITIES, DISABLED, VETERANS.
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Job Category: E) Research (professional) and Technical to include lab support positions.
Posting Date: 11/11/2012
Additional Categories: B) Administrative and Professional Positions (excluding teaching and patient/clinical care).

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