MD Anderson Cancer Center Research Data Coordinator, Radiation Oncology Clinical Research in Houston, Texas

The Research Data Coordinator in the Radiation Oncology Clinical Research department at MD Anderson Cancer Center will work closely with assigned research staff to support clinical research trials by organizing, collecting, recording and maintaining clinical data in an accurate and timely manner. The Research Data Coordinator will provide all necessary support for the coordination and execution of research studies in the Department of Radiation Oncology.

The mission of the Radiation Oncology division at MD Anderson is to provide compassionate, state-of-the-art, quality radiation treatment to cancer patients while integrating education, laboratory and clinical research, and radiation physics to achieve improved outcomes. Radiation oncology at MD Anderson is of the highest quality and focuses on cutting-edge techniques, many of which were developed by our faculty.

Salary Range

Minimum: $33,200 Midpoint: $41,500 Maximum: $49,800

Key Functions

  • Responsible for completion of data forms related to dosimetry, treatment, imaging, surgery and pathology information. May require collaboration with other interdepartmental groups or intradepartmental groups.

  • Develops and maintains system for controlling work flow for protocols including records of surgery, pathology information, laboratory results, treatment dates, follow-up schedules, etc. Prepares research folders for patients enrolled, assuring organization and timely addition of source documents as needed.

  • Develops and/or maintains Excel and other databases for collection of research data, to include tracking, data entry, accrual, and screening log. Informs research nurse and/or physician of missing research data.

  • Assists as needed with distribution & collection of patient questionnaires and pick-up and delivery of research-related laboratory specimens, to include shipping of specimens, if needed.

  • Ensures effective identification and recruitment of patients through regular, timely, appropriate screening, and consenting to & creating on/off study notes for minimal-risk protocols as assigned.


Required: High school diploma or equivalent.

Preference: Bachelor's degree.


Required: Two years of related experience. May substitute required experience with completed years of college on a one to one basis.

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.