Scientific Project Coordinator/Project Manager - Remote

Rockville, Maryland
Jun 25, 2022
Jul 08, 2022
Full Time
Scientific Project Coordinator/Project Manager

U.S. Remote Worker

The Emmes Company, LLC ("Emmes") is a global, full-service Clinical Research Organization dedicated to excellence in supporting the advancement of public health and biopharmaceutical innovation. We believe in the power of truth, so much so that we named our company Emmes, which means truth. Through decades of experience we have learned that collaborative relationships thrive and human health benefits when truth is our compass.

Our "Character Achieves Results" culture is driven by five key values that guide our actions in the way we conduct research and distinguish us as an organization: Integrity, Agility, Passion for Excellence, Collaborative Partnerships, and Intellectual Curiosity. We are a trusted partner to clients who share our passion for improving public health in a world of ever-changing scientific research.

If you share our motivations and passion in research, come join us! You will be joining a collaborative culture that empowers every Emmes employee — from entry level through top executive — to contribute to our clients' success by sharing ideas openly and honestly.

Primary Purpose

Emmes is seeking a Scientific Project Coordinator/Project Manager to assist with various tasks in support of cancer correlative biomarker studies for a large cancer research initiative involving oncologists and laboratory scientists.

  • Managing calls and working group efforts for ensuring that the clinical data to be correlated with biomarker data in correlative studies are collected, cleaned, and curated for analysis. These clinical data will be used as part of correlative analyses that use specimens from multiple clinical trials.
  • Scheduling conference calls and writing scientific meeting minutes from these calls.
  • Developing clinical data standards and clinical data request letters for each correlative study.
  • Requesting clinical data from clinical trial teams and tracking progress of data QC and clean-up efforts, including following up with clinical trial teams to ensure clinical data are made available in timely fashion.
  • Creating and maintaining tracking documents to track progress of clinical data status and publications.
  • Managing access permissions to a secure collaborative website for collection and QC of clinical data.
  • Creating and maintaining updated rosters.
  • Developing, collecting, and preparing materials for these calls/meetings.
  • Following up on existing action items, including sending reminders, to keep projects on track.
  • Independently identifying, anticipating, prioritizing, and following up on new action items to advance projects towards their goals.
  • Gathering and compiling information and materials from investigators.
  • Understanding, synthesizing, and reviewing information from cancer clinical trial protocol documents, cancer clinical trial manuscripts, and cancer clinical trial databases.
  • Writing Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and workflows to establish new processes and refining these SOPs as processes are implemented.

  • Master's degree preferred, Bachelor's degree at minimum required.
  • Strong project management skills, including the ability to anticipate and prioritize next steps with minimal direction.
  • An understanding of clinical trial data and complex scientific subjects.
  • An ability to identify and succinctly list action items stemming from calls/meetings.
  • Knowledge of biology.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel, PubMed, and Endnotes is desirable.
  • Strong writing skills, including the ability to write succinctly, articulately, and professionally.
  • Strong oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a team, but in an independent fashion. Projects involve large groups of researchers across several sites. Ability to communicate well with team members is a must.
  • Flexibility and the ability to switch among competing tasks and priorities.

Emmes is a federal government contractor and requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, to the extent permitted by applicable law. Individuals with medical conditions or sincerely religious beliefs or practices that prevent them from getting the vaccine may request an exemption from the vaccine requirement.

Why work at Emmes?

At Emmes, your actions and hard work will have a direct impact on public health initiatives, both globally and in our local communities with opportunities for volunteerism through our Emmes Cares community engagement program. We offer a competitive benefits package focused on the health and needs of our growing workforce, including:
  • Unlimited Approved Leave
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • 401k & Profit-Sharing Plan
  • Work From Home Anywhere in the US
  • Maternal/Paternal Leave
  • Casual Dress Code/Work Environment


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The Emmes Company, LLC is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, age, or other legally protected characteristics.

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