MD Anderson Cancer Center Director, Research Planning & Development - Investigational Cancer Therapeutics in Houston, Texas
The mission of The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center is to eliminate cancer in Texas, the nation, and the world through outstanding programs that integrate patient care, research and prevention, and through education for undergraduate and graduate students, trainees, professionals, employees and the public.
Bringing the most exciting new agents for cancer treatment more quickly from the laboratory to clinical trials is the goal of MD Anderson's Phase I Clinical Trials Program in the Department of Investigational Cancer Therapeutics. The program is a centralized resource for physician-scientists throughout the institution and community physicians looking for clinical trials for their patients with advanced cancer. The Phase I Clinical Trials Program is leading multi-disciplinary, first-in-man studies that include multiple tumor types in a single study.
The Director, Research Planning & Development will participate with the Chairman and Department Administrator in all aspects of the strategic planning and development of the department's clinical research programs.
JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES
Research Strategic Planning & Collaboration
Coordinate the development of new research programs and initiatives. Develop proposals and conduct analyses as needed or requested.
Identify and coordinate the implementation of strategies to enhance internal investigator collaboration and interaction between basic and clinical scientists.
Conceive and develop novel strategies to support departmental research needs
Facilitate research planning efforts initiated by the Department Chair and faculty by assisting with the collection of data, the integration of cross institutional information, and the planning of final presentations.
Coordinate the preparation and submission of research-related reports.
Research Strategy & Collaboration
Develop and coordinate educational and scientific activities which foster new opportunities or enhance existing relationships.
Coordinate educational and scientific programs between the Department and the public or private sector as requested.
Provide support and expertise to faculty as requested in the development of favorable budget and contract terms for new research programs.
Faculty Support and Mentorship
Assist 40+ faculty with the development of new clinical, translational and/or laboratory-based research programs.
Serve as an expert resource for faculty and Fellows with regard to all clinical research related issues: concept development, treatment plan production, state and federal regulations, and public/NIH research disease pathways (NCCN), human subjects research (OPRR, PRIMr) and federal/European audits (FDA, European equivalent)
Provide ongoing information concerning changes in federal policy, institutional and divisional initiatives, etc. to departmental faculty and staff.
Assist junior faculty with concepts for new drugs or treatment modalities.
Attention to detail
Giving and Receiving Constructive Feedback
Performing in a Leadership Role
Performing in a Leadership Role
Responding in emergency situations
Required : Bachelor's degree in science or medically related field, business or healthcare administration.
Preferred: Master's in Business Administration.
Required : Eight years experience in an academic research setting facilitating research program development and management of research resources. With preferred degree, five years of required experience. May substitute required degree with additional years of experience in research administration management at MDACC on a one to one basis.
Experience: Experience in Nursing and Research Program Management.
It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html
Requisition ID: 130623
Employment Status: Full-Time
Employee Status: Regular
FLSA: non-exempt, eligible for overtime, and is subject to the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
Work Week: Nights
Fund Type: Hard
Pivotal Position: Yes
Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 118,000
Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 147,500
Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 177,000
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