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The Ivy Brain Tumor Center at Barrow Neurological Institute is a non-conventional, non-profit research program offering state-of-the-art clinical trials for patients with the most aggressive form of brain cancer. It is home to the largest collection of Phase 0 trials for brain tumors in the world. Each of our team members brings a unique set of skills and capabilities that helps make the Ivy Center a leading research facility for discovery and innovation. We are a community dedicated to accelerating drug development and precision medicine in neuro-oncology.

Our day-to-day interactions with patients, caregivers and each other are grounded in transparency: our conversations are always two-way, and our labs are open to ensure efficient collaboration. While we take incredible risks every day, the potential reward for patients is high. Everyone at the Ivy Brain Tumor Center is passionate about identifying and accelerating treatments that will make a meaningful difference in patients’ lives. Here, innovation never stops – we are open 24/7. At Ivy Brain Tumor Center, it’s our resilience that drove us to where we are today. Now, we are focused on progress – not process – so we can quickly bring promising therapeutic options to patients living with brain tumors around the world. Because for us, this work is personal.

Everyone here is passionate about what they are trying to accomplish. It’s not just a job.

JACLYN GARCIA Ivy Nurse Navigator

Help us find a cure

We are always looking for highly motivated and driven individuals to join our team. This is an opportunity to be a part of a national movement to rapidly identify new drugs that will save the lives of those battling advanced brain tumors. If this sounds like something you’d like to be a part of, view a list of our current job openings below.


Medical Director

We are actively searching for a qualified candidate to assume the role of Medical Director at the Ivy Brain Tumor Center. As a vital member of our international, cross-functional team, you will collaborate closely with colleagues, including clinical operations, regulatory affairs, medical affairs, and biostatistics. In this capacity, you will be instrumental in providing clinical expertise, overseeing our Phase 3 trial, and offering scientific leadership. Your responsibilities will extend to interpreting trial results and presenting findings to both internal and external stakeholders.


NP Advanced Oncology

The Ivy Research Nurse Practitioner plays an integral role for the safety and well-being of study participants as well as the conduct of the clinical trials. Job duties will include administering physical and neurological exams, reviewing participant safety data, including medical history, current and prior medications, clinical lab results, imaging, ECGs, throughout all phases of participation.


Clinician Research Nurse

The Ivy Brain Tumor Center is currently seeking a Research Nurse Clinician to coordinate and manage assigned protocols. Duties include screening patients, providing study-specific education, conducting informed consent discussions, and liaising with stakeholders. Knowledge of research policies and exceptional communication skills are required. Must multitask and remain organized in a high-volume trial setting.


Research Project Manager

The Ivy Brain Tumor Center is a non-conventional non-profit program offering state-of-the-art clinical trials for patients with the most aggressive form of brain cancer. It is home to the largest collection of Phase 0 trials for brain tumors in the world. Our multidisciplinary team of brain tumor specialists and scientists are accelerating drug discovery and precision medicine in neuro-oncology to identify the most promising first-in-class therapies for brain tumor patients. The Grants Project Manager supports post-award administration and management. This individual is responsible for the proper accounting of external and internal grants.


Research Technologist III

Join us NOW as our Research Dept is seeking a Research Technician III to join our team! Performs complex and novel procedures as a laboratory professional with a degree of independence under the general supervision of a laboratory head using proven scientific methods. When appropriate provides guidance to lab personnel. Maintains expertise on all clerical matters executing required tasks as needed pertaining to clerical matters such as equipment supply and/or other material inventory purchasing and/or maintenance.


Preclinical Technologist I

The Ivy Brain Tumor Center is currently recruiting a highly motivated and driven research technician (B.S. or M.S.) to join our in vivo/in vitro team focusing on cutting edge Phase 0/II clinical trials for glioblastoma at BNI. Candidates with experience in preclinical studies are desirable. Prior experience in conducting drug treatment studies and knowledge of signal transduction pathways is preferred. The Ivy Brain Tumor Center is a non-conventional non-profit program offering state-of-the-art clinical trials for patients with the most aggressive form of brain cancer. It is home to the largest collection of Phase 0 trials for brain tumors in the world. Our multidisciplinary team of brain tumor specialists and scientists are accelerating drug discovery and precision medicine in neuro-oncology to identify the most promising first-in-class therapies for brain tumor patients.


Interested?

If you don’t see a job listing relevant to your skillset, but are still interested in a career with us, please send your resume.

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Young Investigators

While the majority of our scientific team are at the postdoctoral level and beyond, a limited number of research internships are available for undergraduate and graduate students. Candidates must dedicate substantial time to laboratory research over a minimum of 3-6 months. Prior experience in basic science research relevant to cancer drug development is recommended. High school student opportunities are more limited and evaluated on a case-by-case basis. Research fellowship applications from clinicians and neurosurgeons are also accepted and require a 1-year minimum commitment, as well as a competitive curriculum vitae. Please send us your inquiry, including a curriculum vitae and a 300-word narrative of your career trajectory.

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