Director of Research Pharmacy

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute | Boston, Massachusetts 02115

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: January 13, 2022
Opportunity Code: 30012


Work among the historic streets of Boston, MA and serve as Director of Research Pharmacy at The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute!

The Position

  • The Director of Research Pharmacy is responsible for the oversight of the operations, clinical and regulatory areas of the research pharmacy including clinical trial activity at the Longwood, satellite and network locations.  
  • Works collaboratively with clinical trials nursing, medicine, and operations leadership to set direction and manage operations of the department and Institute.
  • Ideal candidates will demonstrate leadership and vision as it pertains to managing staff groups and major projects and initiatives. 
  • Must bring 10+ years of hospital pharmacy experience in addition to 6 years of pharmacy management and/or investigational drug experience. 
  • Bachelor’s Degree or Doctor of Pharmacy from an accredited college of Pharmacy required.

The Organization

  • Since its founding in 1947, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute has been committed to providing adults and children with cancer with the best treatment available today while developing tomorrow's cures through cutting-edge research.
  • The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute employs nearly 4,000 people supporting more than 300,000 patient visits a year, is involved in some 700 clinical trials, and is internationally renowned for its blending of research and clinical excellence.
  • Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is a principal teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School, a federally designated Center for AIDS Research, and a founding member of the Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center, a federally designated comprehensive cancer center.

The Community

  • Boston, Massachusetts offers a unique mix of historic culture and modern change – a vibrant and diverse business sector, prestigious colleges and universities, unrivaled hospitals, world-renowned museums, rich history, and close proximity to the beaches of Cape Cod and the White and Green Mountains!
  • The “Bay State” is the home of two professional baseball teams, as well as professional basketball, hockey, and soccer teams. Sports fans can also visit the Sports Museum of New England, The Basketball Hall of Fame, and the Volleyball Hall of Fame.
  • Boston has a thriving music scene – summer nights are brought to life with free concerts at the Hatch Shell and annual festivals celebrating new artists.
  • When walking through the historic city of Boston, notice red bricks along several sidewalks. These bricks outline the “Freedom Trail,” a built-in map that takes you to all the historical landmarks.



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