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Associate, Translational Science (Oncology).

Boston - United States Depending on experience

Boston ** Hybrid working ** Urgent hire 

Associate, Translational Science (Oncology)

The Associate will work protocol development for specific disease sites for clinical research trials, laboratory projects and other assigned operational projects on behalf of the company’s Medical Research Foundation. 


  • Works with the Translational Science Team and manages ongoing and proposed research projects and protocols, including study start up, protocol development, contracts, budgets, and other trial-related activities
  • Coordinates the development of specimen-related inventories, troubleshoots issues, and assists in resolving problems in a timely manner
  • Provides informatics support for biospecimen bank mergers and data harmonization
  • Assists in the maintenance of electronic databases related to lab projects on an ongoing basis
  • Assists with delinquency monitoring pertaining to specimen submissions for both active trials and retrospective studies on archived tissue, including interacting directly with site staff to coordinate
  • Participates in departmental meetings, protocol development meetings, disease-specific committee meetings, planning meetings, conference calls, and other meetings as necessary.
  • Coordinates teleconferences dedicated to active projects for assigned Translational Science Team activities.
  • Interacts with protocol development staff, project coordinators and managers, physicians, researchers, clinical research coordinators, consultants, statisticians, finance managers, administrative and support staff, and all affiliated professionals as appropriate
  • Reviews team documentation and SOPs as needed
  • Manages special projects, as assigned


  •  A minimum of two (2) to three (3) years of experience working in a clinical research setting     
  • Strong computer skills with proficiency with MS Office and other related systems applications
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Knowledge of Good Clinical Practices (GCP) a plus
  • Project management experience is a plus


  • Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in life science discipline and/or life experience.
  • Master’s degree is preferred. 


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