PURPOSE OF POSITION: To conduct research both independently and collaboratively. To participate in teaching, training, scholarly activities and/or service/administration. Responsible for initiating, soliciting, and coordinating new well-designed research projects that have potential for external funding. May participate in activities to plan, direct, implement, coordinate and improve services and technical operations within the research activities of the organization. To work with Scientific Directors and colleagues to maximize the function of the organization's scientists and clinician-scientists. To provide, communicate and implement strategic, operational and programmatic plans and policies to achieve the mission, vision and values of Cincinnati Children's.
·Research, Teaching and/or Training:
Conduct research both independently and collaboratively that is often dependent upon or associated with other ongoing research projects, or is service related. Ensure that all research functions operate at the highest level of quality, while maintaining fiscal soundness. May contributes toward a major research or teaching training program(s). Participate in mentoring graduate students, post-doctoral and research fellows, residents, and students to be involved in functions related to the research mission. Demonstrate advancing contributions to research and teaching including: recognition as a teacher, role model and mentor internally; may lead research, teaching, training program; outside recognition of research or teaching as demonstrated by local and/or regional; contributes toward the development and direction of research and/or educational program at the division, department or system level. Recognized within the department as a role model in mentoring students and trainees. Complete evaluations for students, residents and peers. Maintain currency in field through continuing education, literature and seminars. Enhance professional knowledge by attending seminars and professional meetings. Implement knowledge into research.
·Service and/or Administration:
Participates in program development for service and/or administration as evidenced by one of the following: make contributes to the development of a research or educational programs or take a role in the direction of a research area or division; or provide consultation on a specific program development; or participates in performance improvement programs or on divisional, departmental, or research committees (i.e., IRB); participates in local or regional research/scientific affairs through membership in societies or specialty governing boards. May take a role in the development of departmental policies, procedures and standards. Promote interpersonal and intrapersonal relationships and encourage team concepts. Assist in the development and implementation of long and short term goals and objectives and ensures that they are appropriate to the Division. Complete evaluations for students, residents and peers. Coordinate, evaluate and manage annual fiscal operating and equipment budgets. Conduct fiscal analysis and monitor fiscal utilization of scope of services.
Participates in scholarly activities. Responsible for initiating, soliciting, and coordinating new well-designed research projects that have potential for external funding. Present experimental results at scientific meetings. Applies advanced training in research methods to design and conduct clinical research on various areas of clinical specialty. Collaborate and write major grant proposals that will result in substantial extramural support. Seek and receive sustained and substantial support from local, regional and/or national sources such as the NIH and NSF either as principal investigator or as a co-investigator. Participate in collaborative research projects through interactions with researchers as well as individuals from other divisions/departments. Publish results of your research via independent and collaborative writings. Propose research and manage the development, implementation and assessment of long and short term goals and objectives. Maintain Quality Control programs; ensure that Quality Control Checks are conducted and records are maintained on each procedure. Define and review performance criteria for quality control, proficiency testing and reporting of test results. Assure that corrective action is taken and documented on all unaccepted control and proficiency testing results
Skills & Competencies
Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
Capable of relating to diverse age and demographic backgrounds.
Analytical ability required to evaluate data, and make judgments with regard to medical/surgical, and clinical research material.
Possess organization and prioritization abilities.
Knowledge of research methodology, practice specialty, growth and development, family centered care, pathophysiology and/or pharmacology.
Organizational ability to work effectively within a highly matrixed and complex medical center. Possesses expert knowledge and experience of medical specialty.
·PhD degree in a related scientific or research field
·Five years related experience in research field research and/or Lab experience AND assisting with the preparation of data for presentation at scientific meetings
·Associate Professor appointment or eligibility required Preferred: