Research Scientist, Postdoctoral – Translational Research Institute – Orlando
Florida Hospital Orlando seeks to hire a Research Scientist, Postdoctoral who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.
Located on a lush tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,107-bed Florida Hospital Orlando, serves as the major tertiary facility for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and South America. Florida Hospital Orlando houses one of the largest Emergency Departments and largest cardiac catheterization labs in the country. We are already one of the busiest hospitals in the nation, providing service excellence to more than 32,000 inpatients and 125,000 outpatients each year.
The Translational Research Institute for Metabolism and Diabetes (TRI) is the product of an innovative affiliation between Florida Hospital and Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute that bridges the gap between discovery research and clinical care. The TRI brings together the complementary strengths of Sanford-Burnham's basic science prowess and advanced research technologies and Florida Hospital's compassionate, comprehensive clinical care and clinical/translational research expertise to accelerate the discovery and development of new approaches to diagnose, treat, and prevent obesity, diabetes, and their cardiovascular complications.
Monday -Friday, 8:00am -5:00pm
The Postdoctoral Research Scientist assists in the translational research at the Translational Research Institute and participates in Industry/NIH/Pharmaceutical and government sponsored and investigator initiated research that supports the TRI scientific research plan. Responsible for helping to develop a research program in their field area, and provides guidance to other support staff in the performance of protocol specific tasks. Helps to ensure that all research performed under their direction is in compliance with all Florida Hospital, TRI, local, state, and federal laws, policies and procedures. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.
Knowledge of the development and operation of clinical and basic science research protocols
MD and /or PhD in a scientific field such as chemistry, biology, or exercise science
Established competency in research as evidenced by published (peer reviewed) research and/or prior work experience.
Knowledge or experience in investigator initiated research in a clinical - translational research setting
Proven history of NIH, Pharmaceutical and/or equivalent research
Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:
Demonstrates through behavior Florida Hospital's Core Values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship and Teamwork as outlined in the organization's Performance Excellence Program
Design, construction and implementation of translational research proposals, protocols, and procedures.
Assist with the analysis of research data in collaboration with Biostatisticians and TRI faculty.
Preparation of scholarly manuscripts and final study reports (where applicable) to communicate results of the research to the broader scientific community
Supervision of data collection by TRI research core staff including but not limited Clinical Operations, Energy Metabolism, BioRepository, and Clinical Research Unit.
Attend and give seminars under the direction of the Senior Scientist/Scientific Director
Participation in scientific presentations and publication of research data
Research grant application preparation
Fostering and supporting external academic and research collaborations
Other duties and responsibilities as determined by the scientific director
If you want to be a part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in patient care, we invite you to explore the Research Scientist, Postdoctoral opportunity with Orlando and apply online today.
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Florida Hospital is dedicated to improving lives not only in Central Florida, but also around the world. As a destination hospital, we are committed to serving the health care needs of our patients with a holistic approach to ...heal the mind, body and spirit. We strive to be the hospital of choice for patients, physicians and employees. Over the last 100 years, Florida Hospital’s mission remains unchanged: to extend the healing ministry of Christ.