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The Canadian Cancer Trials Group (CCTG) at Queen’s University is seeking an individual who holds a graduate degree in the health sciences field to join our group as a Cancer Research Study Coordinator.
Candidates must have some exposure to scientific research, which may have been obtained as part of their graduate degree, and / or through post-graduate employment.
Ideal candidates will bring an enthusiasm to the CCTG team as they contribute to the development, data collection and analysis of Canadian and international clinical trials in cancer therapy, prevention and supportive care that inform cancer treatment.
This is a great opportunity for a recent graduate who is interested in work that has the potential to inform current medical practices and improve health outcomes for cancer patients.
While working as a Cancer Research Study Coordinator you will have the opportunity to collaborate with participating centres (cancer treatment centres), trial committees (including investigators, clinical research associates and pharmacists), industry partners and others across Canada and around the world.
The CCTG team is dedicated and passionate about the important work they do and balance their hard work by ensuring the environment is collaborative, inclusive and one that promotes effective relationships among team members.
If you hold a graduate degree in a health-related discipline and are looking for a rewarding career opportunity that will have a positive social impact, we encourage you to apply.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES :
Research and write specific sections of protocols and trial specific grant applications. Develop familiarity with correlative study endpoints (including tumour banking, patient reported outcomes, and economic analysis) and logistics to ensure successful completion of these aspects of clinical trials.
Develop written materials for general education, trial specific training for participating sites, and contribute to abstracts, presentations and eventual publication of study results.
Create and / or utilize templates to develop trial specific paper or electronic case report forms, including system-based, SAS and manual edit checks that will ensure accuracy of the clinical database.
Coordinate the process of computerized data retrieval by interacting with the computing and biostatistics teams. Contribute to the development of the statistical analysis plan where appropriate, preparation of annual reports.
Using established metrics / reports, monitor all assigned trials for unexpected trends in patient accrual, eligibility, toxicity, response, deaths and patterns of practice which may compromise trial integrity.
Query to ensure accurate reporting of complex endpoints, including response assessment, treatment modifications and adverse events.
Stipulate and enforce documentation requirements, clarifying ambiguities and requesting missing or late data. Ensure compliance with relevant regulations including timely reporting of all serious adverse events and coordination / management / documentation of the investigational medicinal product supply.
Utilize current technologies to actively promote trials to participating sites; conduct site training, including development and presentation of training materials.
participate on internal committees to advance / improve internal processes. Roles may also include membership on disease site committees and opportunities for contribution to the international clinical trial enterprise.
Participates in the training and mentoring of new study coordinators and others.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS :
This experience can come during completion of a graduate degree.
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The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen’s is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Aboriginal Peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.
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