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Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in National Comprehensive Cancer Network's employment opportunities. NCCN is an Equal Opportunity Employer in a significant growth phase. If you would like to become part of our premier organization dedicated to developing programs and products to enhance cancer care, click on a job title below to learn more about the position. Unless otherwise indicated, all positions are based in our suburban Philadelphia location. We offer competitive salaries and excellent benefits.

Manager, Global Business Development

Oncology Scientist, Radiation Oncology Programs

Research Study Associate – Oncology Research Program (ORP)


Manager, Global Business Development

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

This position is responsible for the advancement of NCCN’s strategic direction related to the development and execution of NCCN Global initiatives in accordance with the NCCN Mission and Vision, including managing and coordinating all aspects of NCCN International outreach, International licensing, translations and permissions and related business development, products, publications and brand awareness activities. This position is also responsible for managing outreach to and collaboration with the NCCN Member Institutions International programs including the NCCN International Program Steering Committee. This position requires occasional overnight travel.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Working with the Vice President, U.S. & Global Development and other key NCCN stakeholders, manage the execution of the NCCN International strategic plan
  • Grow and manage brand awareness of the NCCN Global education programming including but not limited to the International Education Activities Program (IEAP)
  • Manage outreach and coordination of the NCCN International Program Steering Committee
  • Liaison with NCCN Member Institutions and NCCN faculty related to International activities   
  • Manage all NCCN International outreach and identify opportunities for expansion in accordance with Board-approved NCCN strategic plan
  • Market Intelligence: track and report on the global oncology space and International business customs and rules of engagement.  Advise regarding impact to NCCN, NCCN programs and products, and opportunities for enhancements and/or new initiatives
  • Develop and maintain relationships with International stakeholders
  • Working with NCCN Guidelines and Business Development colleagues, manage all models for International translations, adaptations, modifications, consensus statements and the like
  • Collaborate with 3rd party organizations, faculty, and NCCN leadership in International program development and execution, including, but not limited to: scheduling, content and logistics planning, development and execution of all related international agreements
  • Act as business lead in internal and external International business/strategy meetings
  • Manage NCCN Global Leadership Exchange program
  • Create and manage budget for NCCN international program
  • Communicate with industry about NCCN international initiatives
  • Launch and manage the NCCN Global Corporate Council
  • Write and maintain written identity for NCCN international initiatives, including managing all NCCN International content on NCCN.org and NCCNChina.org
  • Act as Global editor for NCCN eBulletin International and provide and/or coordinate copy on NCCN International programming for JNCCN
  • Work with Business Development colleagues to grow International licensing, permissions and translation revenue
  • Participate in the development and execution of new NCCN projects, products and partnerships for the advancement of the NCCN mission, vision and revenue generation
  • Manage other program promotions and perform other related duties as assigned

EDUCATION/RELATED EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree, Master’s degree or equivalent experience preferred
  • International  program experience preferred
  • Experience within the pharmaceutical/biotech industry or equivalent preferred
  • Oncology experience a plus

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to interact effectively with internal and external staff and managers at various levels
  • Strategic thinker
  • Bi-lingual preferred; Spanish a plus
  • High level of professionalism
  • Strong business research and writing skills
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills
  • Organizational ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines
  • Absolute attention to detail
  • Outstanding follow-up
  • Proficient in MS Office products, specifically Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

This position presents a unique opportunity to build a career with a premier organization.  We offer competitive salary and excellent benefits. 

Send resume with salary history to jobs@nccn.org. EOE. No calls please.


Oncology Scientist, Radiation Oncology Programs

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

This position is responsible for the primary development and maintenance of the NCCN Radiation Oncology Compendium™. This staff member works collaboratively with the Director of the NCCN Compendia program, Information Technology (IT) staff, guidelines coordinators, oncology scientists, physician panel members, etc. to ensure prompt and accurate incorporation of radiation therapy recommendations from the NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology® into the Compendium and related informatics tools.  The Compendium will include both disease-specific recommendations and recommendations for their implementation.  This staff member will participate in development of electronic tools to develop, maintain, and disseminate compendium recommendations and to incorporate them into 3rd party systems. Minimal travel is required.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Summarize recommendations for the use of radiation therapy in the management of cancer based on recommendations in the NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology®
  • Collaborate with medical consultant and Compendia staff to design the new Compendium
  • Assist in the development of a database to develop and publish the Compendium in collaboration with other Compendia staff, IT, and other interested stakeholders
  • Attend or review guidelines update meetings and telephone conferences to identify substantive changes in the recommended uses of radiation therapy in the treatment of cancer
  • Review draft algorithms to identify new or changed uses of radiation therapy in the guidelines
  • Review and update radiation therapy database using data dictionary to ensure accurate retrieval of data in electronic systems
  • Draft new compendium entries or update existing compendium entries to reflect changes in guidelines
  • Collaborate with external medical reviewers to ensure accuracy of material
  • Collaborate with NCCN licensees to ensure accurate representation of NCCN information in 3rd party electronic information systems
  • Other duties as assigned

EDUCATION/RELATED EXPERIENCE:

  • MS, PhD or equivalent with knowledge of oncology and interpretation of clinical data 
  • Experience in radiation biology, medical physics, or radiation oncology strongly preferred
  • Experience in scientific/medical writing preferred
  • Extensive expertise in and experience with cancer treatment modalities

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Must have the functional knowledge to evaluate medical recommendations and to translate into comprehensive written guidelines and compendium format
  • Must be proficient in MS Office products
  • Must have strong interpersonal communication skills and the ability to interact effectively with internal and external personnel at various levels
  • Must have excellent writing skills and the ability to formulate medical information in a clear and concise manner
  • Understanding of implications of compendium and order set products for utilization and coverage policy is a plus

This position presents a unique opportunity to build a career with a premier organization.  We offer competitive salary and excellent benefits. 

Send resume with salary history to jobs@nccn.org. EOE. No calls please.


Research Study Associate – Oncology Research Program (ORP)

This position manages the development, coordination, and implementation of research trials at NCCN Member Institutions funded through the Oncology Research Program.  The Research Study Associate oversees study management for assigned research projects, including trial-specific processes and systems, through coordination and communication with research teams at multiple sites.  The Research Study Associate will interface with the ORP staff and reports to the Senior Clinical Research Manager.   This position requires occasional travel.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Coordinates activities related to assigned research projects
    • Supports VP in contracting for specific projects
    • Assists with planning and facilitating all scientific meetings related to projects
    • Assists with the preparation and distribution of Requests for Proposals (RFPs)
    • Assures ORP compliance to contracts between NCCN and Member Institutions and NCCN and Grantors for funded projects
    • Works with Senior Clinical Research Manager to oversee ORP metrics and continuously strives to improve them
    • Assists ORP staff as needed with identifying investigators for research projects
    • Provides management and oversight of the Young Investigator Awards
  • Maintains detailed records and documentation of all actions and activities related to funded projects
    • Works with administrative assistant in activities related to assigned research studies, including distribution of approval/non-approval letters
    • Ensures that all documents and materials in support of study start-up, communication, monitoring, and study execution are completed with copies to Grantors
    • Schedules and participates in teleconferences with investigators and coordinates calls with Grantors as appropriate
    • Assures that serious adverse events for all studies are reported as required to NCCN, Grantors, federal and local authorities
    • Assists Senior Clinical Research Manager in oversight of approved studies (quarterly reports, continuing IRB annual reviews, protocol amendments, etc.)
    • Provides financial oversight of assigned projects including distribution of funds to investigators, forecasting payments to investigators, and assuring industry is invoiced for grant funds at appropriate times
    • Responds to inquiries related to studies
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

EDUCATION/RELATED EXPERIENCE:

  • Educated to degree level (biological science, pharmacy or other health-related discipline preferred), equivalent nursing qualification or other equivalent experience
  • 3-5 years’ experience supporting administration of complex programs
  • Hospital based or pharmaceutical based clinical research experience
  • Oncology experience preferred

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communications skills
  • Ability to interact effectively with internal and external staff, managers, and physicians at various levels
  • Sound problem solving skills
  • Organizational ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Strong regulatory knowledge including GCP
  • Strong proofreading skills and absolute attention to detail
  • Strong computer and internet skills including knowledge of MS-Office products such as Excel, Word
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and achieve project timelines
  • Effective time management in order to meet daily metrics or team objectives
  • Shows commitment to and performs consistently high quality work
  • Able to take initiative and work independently
  • Sense of urgency in completing assigned tasks

This position presents a unique opportunity to build a career with a premier organization. We offer competitive salary and excellent benefits. 

Send resume with salary history to jobs@nccn.org. EOE. No calls please.