Executive Officer 8/19/2016
The University of Chicago
JOB DESCRIPTIONAPPLY Executive Officer:
1. Serve as Executive Officer for scientific committees. Other functions include, but are not limited to:
- Collaborate with the scientific committee chair in managing the committee's scientific portfolio. Provide operational perspective on concepts and protocols in development.
- Guide protocol coordinators in protocol development with issues requiring scientific and medical expertise; this may include significant contributions to study design. Review appropriateness of eligibility and frequency of scheduled tests/follow-up to minimize needless data collection and assist with the determination of what is standard of care and what may require additional funding, review dose modification section for clarity, accuracy, and consistency with other Alliance protocols. Work with the financial staff to develop a protocol budget. Work with study chairs, committee chairs, protocol coordinators and statisticians to ensure consistency across protocols.
- Assist with coordination of correlative science portions of protocols as needed.
- Participate in OEWG (Operational Efficiency Working Group) and other calls with NCI (National Cancer Institute), NCI Central Institutional Review Board (CIRB) and review correspondence to/from NCI, including group response to NCI concept/LOI/protocol consensus reviews.
- Identify protocols with likely accrual issues and assist study team with development and execution of accrual plans.
- Respond to eligibility, treatment, and dose modification-related queries from participating institutions in the absence of study chair/co-chairs.
- Serve as a liaison to other Alliance scientific resource/modality committees, other cooperative groups, and industry.
- Address emergency requests for unblinding from the field
2. Participate in Study Concept Review Committee (SCRC) activities, presenting concepts for operational review, and reviewing meeting minute action items.
3. In conjunction with study chairs identify solicited/unsolicited adverse events for capture on routine toxicity reporting, and provide input on common adverse events exclusion from expedited reporting
4. Review and assist with agreements with third party collaborators, as appropriate.
5. Assist in coordinating emergent and unanticipated situations in which protocols must be unexpectedly and urgently closed or amended.
6. Serve as a member of the senior leadership team for the Central Protocol Operations Program.
7. Provide content and assist with grant submissions, as appropriate, particularly those that support protocol conduct.
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