Correlative Science Associate

    • New York, NY

Company Overview

At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.
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Job Description

The Prostate Cancer Clinical Trials Consortium (PCCTC) is hiring a Correlative Science Associate (CSA). As an integral member of the research team and in compliance with all regulatory, institutional, and departmental requirements, the Correlative Science Associate is responsible for supporting the Correlative Science Manager in the oversight of all studies related to collection, processing, and correlation of biomarkers with clinical and patient reported outcomes. The Correlative Science Associate will be expected to work with the Clinical Data Management and Clinical Operations teams to manage multi-center clinical trial activities by providing correlative expertise. Dedication to accuracy, high attention-to-detail, and ability to work independently are critical proficiencies for the role.

You will:

  • Manage complex correlative registries and non-therapeutic trials as well as correlative studies included within multi-institutional therapeutic clinical trials across a diverse research portfolio.
  • Assist in designing clinical trials including correlative and translational design and manuals, protocol and informed consent drafting, safety and regulatory document drafting, etc.
  • Communicate effectively and establish strong working relationships with a diverse matrix of clinical trial sites, investigators, pharmaceutical & biotechnology partners, and other important stakeholders.
  • Synthesize sophisticated correlative clinical trial information into meaningful plans.
  • Provide vital documentation in compliance with existing standard operating procedures, regulatory guidelines, etc.
  • Assist in maintaining necessary clinical trial conduct documentation
  • Communicate and work effectively with all stakeholders

You have:

  • 2 - 7 years of relevant clinical research, laboratory and/or medical/science experience
  • Strong background knowledge of translational research and correlative science in relation to oncology.
  • Ability to manage clinical research projects with deadlines.
  • Knowledge and experience with clinical trial execution.
  • Working knowledge of the Code of Federal Regulations, Good Clinical Practice, and Human Subjects Protection.
  • Knowledge of clinical trial regulatory and safety management preferred.
  • Strong organizational, prioritization, and project management skills.
  • Ability to solve problems by using a logical, detailed, sequential approach.


Competitive compensation packages | Sick Time |Generous Vacation+ 12 holidays to recharge & refuel| Internal Career Mobility & Performance Consulting | Medical, Dental, Vision, FSA & Dependent Care|403b Retirement Savings Plan Match|Tuition Reimbursement |Parental Leave & Adoption Assistance |Commuter Spending Account |Fitness Discounts &Wellness Program | Resource Networks| Life Insurance & Disability | Remote Flexibility

We believe in communication, openness, and thinking beyond your 8-hour day @ MSK. It’s important to us that you have a sense of impact, community, and work/life balance to be and feel your best.

Our Hiring Process

You review the posting, agree it sounds like a great fit & apply ->Talent Acquisition contacts you to schedule a phone interview (if your profile aligns) -> after speaking with the Talent Acquisition Specialist, you will connect with the Hiring Manager by phone or video -> if your experience is a fit, you will move forward to a video call or on-site visit with the team -> post-interview feedback->ideally an offer! ->reference check & onboarding-> orientation & official welcome to MSK.




MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.  


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