Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota is seeking a physician with training and experience leading multi-center clinical trials in cancer to be the Medical Director of the newly formed Minnesota Cancer Clinical Trials Network (MNCCTN). The role is .5FTE.
This individual will assume the leadership role in the implementation, conduct, and supervision of interventional (prevention, therapeutic, survivorship) clinical trials in new regional centers in the state of Minnesota. As Medical Director of the MNCCTN, the successful candidate will lead a new organization and direct clinicians involved in interventional cancer clinical trials to bring access to citizens in areas of the state with poor access to cancer clinical trials. Responsibilities include oversight of six (6) regional clinical trial sites (identification, feasibility assessment, and establishment); planning, implementation and execution of cost-effective and efficient clinical trial operations; working with the MNCCTN steering committee on vision, mission and direction of the network; representing the MNCCTN in discussions with other research partners across the state; and enrolling research subjects on prevention and therapeutic clinical trials. The Medical Director will partner with a full-time senior network manager who will lead the administrative operations of the MNCCTN. This position will work with the leadership of the Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, and Hormel Institute for efficient, shared trial support responsibility; and he/she will work with the he Essentia NCI Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP), Sanford NCORP of the North Central Plains, and Metro Minnesota MMCORC on site identification and outreach.
This position requires travel across the state of Minnesota to help establish cancer clinical research regional sites.
This administrative appointment, depending upon qualifications, will be at the Associate or Professor compensation level, commensurate with experience.
Required Qualifications: -A medical degree from an accredited medical school. -Board certification -Current MD licensed in the state of Minnesota without restrictions or eligibility for state of MN license without restrictions. -Experience in oncology clinical trial execution and direction -Administrative experience in management of cancer clinical trials
Desired Qualifications: -Board certification in an oncology discipline
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