Established in 2001 as a partnership between Cornell University and Qatar Foundation, WCM-Q is part of Weill Cornell Medicine in New York and shares its mission of dedication to excellence in education, patient care and research.
The first medical school in Qatar and a pioneer of coeducation at university level, WCM-Q offers an integrated program of pre-medical and medical studies leading to the Cornell University M.D. degree. Teaching is by Cornell and Weill Cornell faculty, including physicians at Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) who hold Weill Cornell appointments.
WCM-Q is in its 15th year of operation and is seeking a candidate for Director, Research Integrity.
Reporting to the Associate Dean for Research, the Director is responsible for strategic direction, oversight and operational management of the WCM-Q Office of Research Integrity to ensure a high level of responsiveness to the needs of the research community while ensuring that WCM-Q meets its ethical and regulatory obligations as they relate to animal subject protection and conflicts of interest.
Having in-depth knowledge of the regulations governing animal research, the incumbent will be responsible for assuring regulatory compliance of the animal subject protection program with Federal, Institutional and Qatari policies, procedures and regulations, acts as a Conflicts Liaison Officer (CLO) responsible for implementation of policies and procedures related to conflicts of interest and commitment on the Qatar campus, and serve as a liaison to the WCM-NY COI Office.,supports the institutional Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) officein overseeing the Occupational Health and Safety Program & Develops and maintains research education program.
The successful candidate is required to have a Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of seven years progressive experience in the oversight of research conduct including at least one year of managerial experience. She/he should have demonstrated comprehensive working knowledge of animal subject protection regulations and ethical standards & advanced organizational, administrative and interpersonal skills.
Your application requires a CV, including the names and contact information for three references that agree to be contacted, as well as a covering letter. We encourage applicants to describe in their application how they feel they can contribute broadly to the goals of WCM-Q. For additional requirements and responsibilities, please refer to our website listed below. Candidates must be willing to relocate to Doha, Qatar for the duration of the appointment. Compensation will include a competitive salary with supplement for Foreign Service, housing and transportation.
Founded in 1898, and affiliated with what is now NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital since 1927, Weill Cornell Medical College is among the top-ranked clinical and medical research centers in the country. In addition to offering degrees in medicine, Weill Cornell also has PhD programs in biomedical research and education at the Weill Graduate School of Medical Sciences, and with neighboring Rockefeller ...University and the Sloan-Kettering Institute, has established a joint MD-PhD program for students to intensify their pursuit of Weill Cornell's triple mission of education, research, and patient care. The Medical College is divided into 20 academic departments: seven focus on the sciences underlying clinical medicine; and thirteen encompass the study, treatment, and prevention of human diseases, and maternity care. In addition to its affiliation with NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical College and the Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences maintain major affiliations with Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Hospital for Special Surgery, as well as with the metropolitan-area institutions that constitute the NewYork-Presbyterian Healthcare System. The Weill Cornell Medical College and the Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences are accredited by the Liaison Committee for Medical Education of the American Medical Association and the Association of American Medical Colleges.