THIS POSITION WILL BE LOCATED AT OUR DUBLIN CAMPUS.
Please complete the online application and attach required documents. Required documents include a detailed cover letter, current resume, and a list of at least three (3) professional references with current contact details, including email addresses. The position will remain open until filled. For full consideration, please apply by November 4, 2018. Review of applications will begin immediately.
The Senior Director of Research and Innovation will support the activities of the Associate Dean for Research and Innovation (ADRI) and the Office of Research and Grants (ORG) that are critical to envision, plan, define, and implement a successful research strategy and infrastructure for our College. Roles include the following: 1) cultivating and fostering relationships with key internal and external research and healthcare system partners; 2) providing clinical research leadership, direction and vision to the Clinical & Translational Research Unit (CTRU); 3) overseeing the development and delivery of research-related policies and research training of staff, trainees and faculty; and 4) representing ORG to external and internal groups for research (as directed by the ADRI). Other appropriate tasks and duties as determined by the ADRI. Occasional in-state, regional and national travel is required.
-Develop, cultivate and foster current and new relationships with key research, industry and healthcare system partners on behalf of ORG. Work with the Director of Industry Partnerships to engage and grow industry relationships. Coordinate and foster collaborations with appropriate partners within the university including, but not limited to, the Offices of Research Compliance, Research and Sponsored Programs, and Technology Transfer. Through those collaborations, establish processes to negotiate and maintain research affiliation agreements with research, industry, or healthcare entities external to university. Facilitate opportunities for Heritage College faculty to access research infrastructure external to the college. Supervise and oversee ORG staff engaged with external partners and collaborators.
-Oversight of clinical research activities of the CTRU within the Heritage College by working closely with the Associate Directors of Clinical Research Services and Clinical Research Operations. Main responsibilities include: act as consultant/mentor as required by clinical research projects; lead and develop strategies and plans for unit growth and sustainability; assist with budgetary and fiscal planning; plan for construction or renovation of clinical research facilities; promote awareness of achievements of the unit; general problem solving; and provide high level direction of clinical trials, processes and procedures.
-Develop clinical research-related policies in coordination with staff from the Ohio University Vice President for Research and Creative Activity Office, ensuring compliance with all state and federal agencies. Develop and coordinate delivery of research training for staff, student trainees and faculty, providing administrative direction and coordination for faculty and staff onboarding programs and medical student research electives.
-Represent ORG for the ADRI to external and internal groups for research, as needed. Examples could include participation in the Ohio University Associate Dean’s for Research Meeting, representing ORG at all three Heritage College campuses (notably Dublin, Cleveland), meetings for various osteopathic associations (OOA, AACOM, etc), and meetings with funders (federal, industry, foundations, etc).
-Doctoral degree, advanced scientific or clinical degree (MD, DO, Dr.P.H., DVM, PharmD, PhD, ScD, or DNP) or other related degrees.
-8 years of work related experience -8 years of managerial or supervisory experience -Knowledge of clinical trial process and with human subjects research -Experience working with Institutional Review Boards (IRB), Good Clinical Practices (GCP), Health portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), and other ethical and regulatory research governance -Excellent scientific writing skills and publication/grant development experience -Strong interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills -Collaborative, team mindset -Ability to effectively resolve conflict
-more than 8 years of work related experience -more than 8 years of managerial or supervisory experience -Knowledge of ACGME -Experience running independent research program, conducting or managing clinical studies/industry sponsored trials
Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: PN122729
About Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine
The Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine is a leader in providing a patient-centered, clinically integrated medical education continuum, from pre-medical education to undergraduate medical education, and on through residency training, with an emphasis on primary care. Our focused research and community health programs speak to our commitment to improving health and well-being in our communities and quality of life for our patients.
The state’s only osteopathic medical school, our college was founded in 1975 and is located at Ohio University’s Athens, Ohio campus.