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Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Research Project Manager, CMO in New York, New York

Company Overview

At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes. For the 30th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2019, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2019. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time.Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Description

Are you passionate about collaborating with a team of clinicians and scientists at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center?

Then join us here at MSK, where we can provide you with the opportunity to make a difference with your career. We believe that this is an exciting role for someone who has the right background to be apart of our dynamic team and who wants to apply their skills to support our mission here. The CMO bring together clinicians and scientists throughout MSKCC to conduct large-scale translational research involving molecular characterization of patient tumor specimens in order to identify correlations between genomic features and clinical outcomes.

We are seeking an experiencedResearch Project Managerinterested in promoting precision oncology through genomic analysis to guide the diagnosis and treatment of cancer patients.

You Are:

  • A strong project manager with the ability to create project plans, lead project teams, and communicate with various stakeholders.

  • An excellent communicator that will be able to explain, interpret, share and present information on CMO related projects to investigators, staff, and appropriate external contacts.

  • Excellent at time management, especially when involved with simultaneous management of multiple projects.

You will:

  • Serve as the primary point of contact with MSK investigators who are collaborating with the CMO and utilizing CMO services.

  • Coordinate the collection of biospecimens and clinical data for a portfolio of genomic research projects; track the progress of projects through data generation, computational analysis, and clinical interpretation; ensure compliance with IRB and HIPAA standards; and assist with presentation and manuscript preparation.

  • Work with experimental and computational biologists, clinical and translational research collaborators, and scientists in the MSKCC Center for Molecular Oncology.

You need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in science with at least 5 years in a research related function, preferably related to molecular characterization. Master’s degree with a minimum of 3 years of applicable research investigation experience is preferred.

  • Knowledge of genomic technologies (ideally next-generation sequencing), bioinformatics tools, and laboratory skills in DNA quantification, nucleid acid extraction and quantization preferred.


  • Paid time off including vacation, bereavement, sick leave

  • Paid Parental Leave

  • Comprehensive medical, dental & vision

  • Life Insurance and Disability Benefits

  • Fitness Discounts

  • 403(b) retirement savings plan match

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Commuter spending account

Does your experience and skills match? If yes, then you should apply.



MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.

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Job LocationsUSA-NY-New York

Posted Date3 weeks ago(10/9/2020 3:36 PM)

Requisition ID2020-44837

CategoryResearch - Other