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Fred Hutch Global Oncology (GO), a Cross-Divisional program overseen by the Director’s Office at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, has a mission to reduce the global burden of cancers, especially in low and middle-income countries, through the advancement of research and the development of new low-cost prevention and treatment strategies. A cornerstone of the program is a decade-long alliance with the Uganda Cancer Institute (UCI) that advances research, capacity building, and cancer care in Uganda. Fred Hutch operates in Uganda as the Hutchinson Centre Research Institute of Uganda (HCRIU).
This Kampala-based position manages scientific research projects for Fred Hutch Principal Investigators in consultation with international co-investigators. The position collaborates closely with members of the Global Oncology program to achieve the GO program’s strategic research objectives in a global research setting.
Under the direction of the GO Deputy Head and the Clinical Trials Manager, this position manages assigned research projects throughout their lifecycle (i.e., from concept development to study closeout) and contributes to research systems development for all studies in the portfolio. The Project Manager plays a major role in management and coordination of cross-program research project teams and research systems support.
The Project Manager works closely with faculty and staff based in Seattle and Kampala, including administrative, research, laboratory, and data management. This involves supervision of select staff, participation in multiple weekly teleconference calls, and may require travel to Seattle, as necessary. This position provides direction to study staff regarding study-related timelines, milestones, activities, and challenges under the oversight of GO Program Principal Investigators. The Project Manager is responsible for tracking day-to-day operations related to research and training activities, providing overall
Clinical and Translational Research Operations
Analysis and Dissemination of Research Findings
Other Duties as Assigned