Scientific Project Coordinator/Project Manager

Scientific Project Coordinator/Project Manager

U.S. Remote Worker

The Emmes Company, LLC ("Emmes") is a global, full-service Clinical Research Organization dedicated to excellence in supporting the advancement of public health and biopharmaceutical innovation. We believe in the power of truth, so much so that we named our company Emmes, which means truth. Through decades of experience we have learned that collaborative relationships thrive and human health benefits when truth is our compass.

Our "Character Achieves Results" culture is driven by five key values that guide our actions in the way we conduct research and distinguish us as an organization: Integrity, Agility, Passion for Excellence, Collaborative Partnerships, and Intellectual Curiosity. We are a trusted partner to clients who share our passion for improving public health in a world of ever-changing scientific research.

If you share our motivations and passion in research, come join us! You will be joining a collaborative culture that empowers every Emmes employee — from entry level through top executive — to contribute to our clients' success by sharing ideas openly and honestly.

Primary Purpose

Emmes is seeking a Scientific Project Coordinator/Project Manager to assist with various tasks in support of cancer clinical trials and scientific studies related to those trials, including working with oncologists and laboratory scientists to develop and implement clinical research, specimen-based, and pre-clinical research studies, including studies of COVID-19 in cancer patients.

  • Coordinating scientific working groups and committees of cancer researchers
  • Creating and maintaining various documents required for the success of these working groups and committees (e.g., progress tracking)
  • Writing scientific summaries of calls/meetings pertaining to cancer research. An ability to identify and succinctly list the action items stemming from these calls/meetings is key
  • Scheduling conference calls and meetings for these working groups and committees
  • Following up on existing action items, including sending reminders, to keep projects on track. Project management skills are key
  • Independently identifying, anticipating, prioritizing, and following up on new action items needed to advance projects towards their goals
  • Gathering and compiling information and materials from investigators for cancer research-related activities
  • Organizing and preparing materials for conference calls and in-person meetings of cancer researchers
  • Writing Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and workflows to establish new processes, for example related to the review of scientific studies by committees. Refining these SOPs as processes are implemented
  • Assisting with the development and execution of agreements documents, such as human material transfer agreements (HMTAs), Confidential Disclosure Agreements (CDAs), and Conflict of Interest (COI) forms as needed
  • Understanding, synthesizing, and reviewing information from cancer clinical trial protocol documents, cancer clinical trial manuscripts, and cancer clinical trial databases
  • Use of collaborative websites (for example, SharePoint) if needed
  • Assisting with abstracts and/or manuscripts (writing, editing, formatting) as needed

  • Bachelor's degree required (Masters degree preferred) in a scientific discipline
  • Minimum 5 years of research experience, preferred clinical trials experience
  • Knowledge of biology
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel, PubMed, and Endnotes is desirable
  • Good writing skills, including the ability to write succinctly, articulately, and professionally
  • Good oral communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team, but in an independent fashion. Projects involve large groups of researchers across several sites
  • Ability to collaborate with all levels of team members is a must
  • Strong Project management skills, including ability to anticipate and prioritize next steps with minimal direction
  • Flexibility and the ability to switch among competing tasks and priorities is required
  • Ability to format documents for consistent, professional appearance
  • Ability to mentor other team members

Why work at Emmes?

At Emmes, your actions and hard work will have a direct impact on public health initiatives, both globally and in our local communities with opportunities for volunteerism through our Emmes Cares community engagement program. We offer a competitive benefits package focused on the health and needs of our growing workforce, including:
  • Unlimited Approved Leave
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • 401k & Profit-Sharing Plan
  • Work From Home Anywhere in the US
  • Maternal/Paternal Leave
  • Casual Dress Code/Work Environment


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The Emmes Company, LLC is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, age, or other legally protected characteristics.

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