Senior Research Operations Associate

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7223602 (Ref.No. 18693-en_US)
Posted: March 2, 2024

Job Description


The Bobby R. Alford Department of Otolaryngology seeks an experienced and motivated Senior Research Operations Associate interested in head and neck cancer research. This position will be tasked with developing the framework and managing the day-to-day research operations for a federally funded research program in the lab of Vlad Sandulache, MD, PhD. This role is responsible for planning and executing research projects funded by the Veteran’s Administration. Additionally, the senior research operations associate is tasked with identifying and addressing obstacles and program operational issues, setting and managing timelines, analyzing and allocating resources, ensuring accurate reporting and documentation, organizing and delegating tasks, monitoring project goals, deliverables, budgets, and other responsibilities necessary to assure successful completion of the research protocol.

Job Duties

  • Ensures program activities are carried out per sponsor and institutional requirements.
  • Trains and directs research staff and trainees.
  • Manages IRB protocols and submissions.
  • Prepares progress and final scientific reports for submission to sponsors.
  • Oversees project plans and objectives with external collaborators and sub-sites.
  • Assists in developing manuscripts, posters, and other scholarship related to funded projects.
  • Oversees data registries, including ensuring the quality and completeness of research data.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field. 
  • Four years of relevant experience. 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree



Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.





Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.