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Clinical Instructor (HS), Gynecologic Oncology

Apply now Job No: 494950
Local Title: Clinical Instructor (HS), Gynecologic Oncology
Budget Title: Clinical Assistant Instructor (HS)
Work Type: Part Time
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Categories: Faculty - Teaching Only, Research


Are you looking to take your career to new heights with a leader in healthcare? SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is one of the nation's leading metropolitan medical centers. As the only academic medical center in Brooklyn, we serve a large population that is among the most diverse in the world. We are also highly-ranked by Castle Connolly Medical, a healthcare rating company for consumers, among the top 5 leading U.S. medical schools for training doctors.

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Job Summary:

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is seeking a part-time Clinical Instructor (HS), Gynecologic Oncology. The successful candidate will:

  • Assist the Gynecologic Oncology Fellows within the Gynecologic Oncology Fellowship Program with their clinical and basic science research projects.
  • Assist the Program Director in the maintenance of the Fellowship documents, and assist in the preparation of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education Annual Reports for the Gynecologic Oncology Fellowship Program.
  • Demonstrate accountability for maintaining the National Research Group (NRG) Oncology Membership status and its accounts with the Research Foundation.
  • Demonstrate responsibility for the management for the NCI Sponsored clinical trials with the Institutional Review Board, the maintenance if the regulatory documents, the collection and the submission of biospecimen and the entry of the data as well as the timely reporting of the study protocol’s activities and required data for compliance measures.
  • Be accountable for the Gynecologic Oncology Group (GCG) patients’ clinical trials and the submission of data as well as the management of the Research Foundation Account for GOG’s National Research Group (NRG).
  • Supervise the clinical trial activities at the affiliate institutions, which include Maimonides Medical Center, Kings County Hospital Center, Brooklyn Hospital and Veterans Administration Hospital. Assist the Research Foundation in Establishing the sub-contracts with the affiliate institutions and manages the National Research Group (NRG) payments to the affiliate institutions.
  • Manage the Gynecologic Oncology Group’s Foundation and pharmaceutical studies as it relates to the feasibility evaluation and site selection, budget negotiation and contract as well as the submission of the Institutional Review Board Applications, the renewals and amendments for compliance measures.
  • Maintain and update regulatory documents for the investigators, research staff and the clinical laboratory.
  • Function as the Study Coordinator for the clinical trial conducts.
  • Provide the data entry for the Safe Adverse Event reporting, imaging studies and the activities required by the study protocol.
  • Be responsible for the collections of the laboratory kits, and obtaining the IBS’s approvals to collect and process as well as submit the biospecimen. Additionally, the responsibilities include the collaborating with the Research Pharmacist to create the inpatients’ entries of the investigational drug products in the Healthbridge System and for closing the visits for the retention of records.
  • Demonstrate accountability for establishing Research Foundations accounts for each study and for properly managing the Hospital or the Departments’ service payments as well as being responsible and accountable for the maintenance of the drugs.
  • As a member of the Departmental Scientific Review Committee, be accountable for reviewing research projects for submission to the Institutional Review Board (IRB) in a timely manner. Must be accountable for reviewing the residents and the fellows’ IRB Applications for supportive feedback.
  • Be responsible for the management of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) site audits for this institution and the affiliate institutions.

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree with a concentration in Clinical Research.
  • 5+ years of experience in Clinical Research.

Preferred Qualifications:


Work Schedule:

Days Variable; Hours Variable 

Salary Grade/Rank:


Salary Range:

Commensurate with experience and qualifications


COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement:


  An approved COVID-19 vaccination.

Executive Order:

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation.  If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction, and all other protected classes under federal or state laws.

Women, minorities, veterans, individuals with disabilities and members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please contact Human Resources at 718-270-3025.


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