• Clinical Research Training Specialist

    Job ID
    Regular Full-Time
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
    Clinical Research Support Services
  • Overview

    Cures Start Here. At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home to three Nobel laureates, interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists seek new and innovative ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases. Fred Hutch’s pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation led to the development of immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the immune system to treat cancer. An independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nation’s first cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Women’s Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network. Careers Start Here.


    Clinical Research Support (CRS) serves as the central clinical trials office for the Fred Hutch/University of Washington Cancer Consortium. CRS is responsible for providing guidance and oversight to all Cancer Consortium study teams through the development of policies and procedures, monitoring and auditing, and training. Under the direction of the CRS Training Program Manager, this role will provide support in the ongoing development of a comprehensive training program for clinical research staff and faculty.


    • Help design, create, and establish an onboarding and training program for clinical research faculty
    • Partner with department team members and subject matter experts in the revamping and ongoing development of coordinator training content in various formats
    • Coordinate and present ad hoc clinical research-relevant content to individuals or large groups
    • Identify training gaps and propose improvement plans
    • Form and drive special interest groups for faculty and other clinical research staff
    • Recognize continuation development opportunities and existing trainings that can be integrated into the program to further support staff needs
    • Review and test internally developed online modules
    • Facilitate onboarding support and website access for new and transitioned consortium study coordinators
    • Proactively identifies and writes content for training offerings, newsletters, promotional materials, websites and other program activities
    • Assist with the development of training program policies and identify areas for process improvement
    • Perform additional job duties and responsibilities as needed in support of CRS needs



    Experience and Abilities:

    • Exceptional presentation and communication skills including both written and verbal communication
    • Customer service oriented and able to foster collaborations with internal and external partners
    • Detail oriented with strong analytic and problem solving skills
    • Ability to organize and manage multiple projects
    • Must be able to work independently and execute tasks with minimal supervision
    • Ability to plan, prioritize, respond, and adapt proactively to changing deadlines and multiple demands.
    • Proficient (advanced preferred) in Microsoft Office Suite - Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and SharePoint
    • Ability to learn and work with technical software/training applications (LMS)

    Knowledge and Skills

    • Bachelor’s Degree is required; emphasis in Biological Sciences, Organizational Development, or related field preferred
    • 3-5 years working in industry or academic clinical research, oncology highly preferred
    • At least 3 years of experience in adult training and development/delivery of training materials
    • Knowledge of regulations and guidelines that govern clinical research including but not limited to FDA and GCP
    • Knowledge of adult teaching and learning principles
    • Clinical research related certification preferred
    • Previous experience as a study coordinator, research manager, or CRA a plus.

    Our Commitment to Diversity

    We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and VEVRAA Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, political ideology, or membership in any other legally protected class. We are an Affirmative Action employer. We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds to apply and desire priority referrals of protected veterans. If due to a disability you need assistance/and or a reasonable accommodation during the application or recruiting process, please send a request to our Employee Services Center at escmail@fredhutch.org or by calling 206-667-4700.


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