Req ID: 25223
Employment Status: AF - Active - Regular - Full Time
The Cancer Center at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is a pediatric cancer treatment facility staffed by internationally recognized pediatric oncologists and teams with expertise in every type of pediatric cancer is seeking a Research Associate
Research Associate plans, coordinates and executes research projects. Works with the principal, investigator. Participates in and assists in the planning and coordination of research projects. Is independent and responsible for a specific aspect of the research project. Assists in determining the direction of the project.
Our physicians, who have expertise in the rarest and most common pediatric cancers, work together to diagnose and treat patients using an evidence-based approach backed by the latest research advancements. The Cancer Center offers a full range of therapies, from standard treatment protocols to unique clinical trials that are only available at CHOP.
We developed our care model by asking the question, "What would a family want in a care team as they enter our center, at any stage — newly diagnosed, later in therapy or in survivorship?" We believe the answer is that every child should have the opportunity to have their condition consulted upon, treated, followed and cared for by internationally recognized experts in the field of pediatric oncology.
To facilitate this, we have developed dedicated multidisciplinary teams, organized around diagnosis or type of cancer, and review conferences, which are meetings where our experts discuss every aspect of your child's case. This ensures each child, at every stage of treatment, has a personalized care plan and is getting the best possible recommendations.
Our care team model allows families to see fewer physicians so they can build an ongoing relationship. It also allows our pediatric oncologists to gain an in-depth understanding of their patients and families so they can better meet their needs.
Families also benefit from the many research advances that are being made at our Center for Childhood Cancer Research. When a discovery is made that leads to a new treatment for childhood cancer, we have the resources to quickly implement it for our patients.
Ideal applicant will have a background in psychology, public health, nursing, or other related fields.
Candidate is expected to have excellent managerial, writing, research, and data management skills, as well as experience with hospital based research working with medical teams.
The ideal candidate would have experience with multi-site studies, mobile health/digital health studies, adolescent/young adults, research with individuals with cancer or other health conditions, qualitative data collection and analysis, management of other study staff, SPSS, and Redcap.
- Assists faculty in the conduct of research of significant value in the basic and/or translational science area
- Plans, conducts research projects within the federal and institutional regulations and policies
- Collaborates with researchers, external agencies and institutions to develop cooperative research initiatives
- Reviews manuscripts for peer-reviewed journals
- Assists with the submission of grant applications/contracts and funding of research projects
- Participates in free discussion, research progress, and overall morale
- Responsible for appropriate use of research funds
- May supervise students and train staff
Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations
Required Education and Experience
- Terminal degree (MD, PhD, DVM), 1or more years Post-Doctoral fellowship experience
- Master’s degree, 3-5 years of scientifically relevant experience required
- Bachelor’s degree, 7+ years of scientifically relevant experience required
Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic
Additional Technical Requirements
All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for its patients, family members, visitors and employees. In an effort to achieve this goal, employment at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, other than for positions with regularly scheduled hours in New Jersey, is contingent upon an attestation that the job applicant does not use tobacco products or nicotine in any form and a negative nicotine screen (the latter occurs after a job offer).
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability or protected veteran status.
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