Project Coordinator, Cancer Prevention and Control Program - Georgetown University Medical Center

Washington D.C.
Jul 12, 2018
Aug 02, 2018
Full Time
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Project Coordinator, Cancer Prevention and Control Program - Georgetown University Medical Center

Georgetown's Cancer Prevention and Control Program (CPCP) is the flagship Population Science research program of the Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center. Dr. Darren Mays' research on tobacco prevention and control and other risk behaviors for cancer advances the missions of both CPCP and Lombardi regarding primary cancer prevention.

The Project Coordinator is responsible for management and oversight of multisite cancer prevention and control research studies, including participant enrollment, recruitment, data collection, data management and validation, and some data analysis. S/he contributes to the development of research products, including abstracts, presentations, and peer-reviewed publications. Reporting to the Adaptation Program Director, the Project Coordinator has duties that include but are not limited to:


  • Assists with the development of research grant applications.
  • Contributes to the development of research products, including abstracts, presentations, and manuscripts.

Data Management

  • Develops data collection instruments, including self-report measures.
  • Coordinates data management and analyses from research projects.


Manages day-to-day tasks, operations, and adherence of research project protocols.


  • Interfaces with other project staff on a daily basis.
  • Supervises and conduct interviews with students.
  • Interfaces with investigators and other research project personnel at outside study sites.


Prepares and submits documents for Institutional Review Board, and ensures regulatory records are maintained and accurate.


  • Master's-level training in public health, health behavior, or a related field - e.g., M.A., M.S., M.P.H.
  • 3 to 5 years of experience as part of a research team in an academic setting - ideally managing research studies, including data collection, working with investigators at multiple study sites, and managing other students and research staff
  • Background in data management and analysis, as well as research protocol coordination and administration
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and attention  to detail
  • Ability to function as member of a team in an interdisciplinary research environment and to interface with outside collaborators
  • Preference for skills in statistical analysis and associated software (e.g., SPSS, SAS, STATA)

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