Director of Research and Scholarship - Department of Emergency Medicine 11428
The West Virginia University Department of Emergency Medicine is seeking applications for a Director of Research and Scholarship. This position is responsible for managing and supporting scholarly endeavors in the Department of Emergency Medicine, including, but not limited to, pre-award and post-award sponsored research processes, as well as resident and faculty derived research projects and protocols in the department.
In order to be successful in this position, the ideal candidate will:
Oversee, plan, direct, and coordinate organizational activities including policy formulation, management of daily operations, and resource stewardship consistent with Departmental and budgetary objectives.
Provide counsel to faculty, staff, residents, medical students, and research administrators within the Department, Health Sciences Center, and Health System related to sponsored and non-sponsored research.
Ensure the department meets research related compliance standards with external agency regulations, government regulations, and contract regulations, as well as compliance with internal policies and procedures.
Hire, supervise, and schedule Research Division staff
Assist in the development of, and provide review and approval of research and grant proposals for faculty, residents, students, and physicians throughout the WVU Medicine Emergency Medicine enterprise.
Assist with basic statistical analyses, dependent on project needs.
Assist with the development of manuscripts for submission to peer-reviewed journals
Participate in Departmental research committees to support faculty and resident research ideas and assist in navigating the all parts of the research process.
Serve as the leader of the WVU Department of Emergency Medicine Scholarship Oversight Committee (SOC)—to organize meetings with EM residents and assure project accountability and completion.
Master's Degree in a related health field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Individuals who maintain a Ph.D. or Ed.D. in a related field are especially encouraged to apply.
Two (2) years' experience:
Pre-award/grant management experience
Post-award grant management experience
Experience in higher education setting
Strong organizational, written, and interpersonal skills
Advanced knowledge of research administration
Advanced knowledge of PC-based software and related applications, including Microsoft Office products.
Advanced knowledge in/use of WVU systems (KC).
Advanced knowledge in/use of federal application systems (grants.gov/workspace, NIH ASSIST, NSF Fastlane, etc.)
Demonstrated employee development and performance management skills
Ability to gather and analyze information, identify problems, develop alternatives, use reason even when dealing with emotional topics
About WVU At West Virginia University, we pride ourselves on a tireless endeavor for achievement. We are home to some of the most passionate, innovative minds in the country who push their limits for the sake of progress, constantly moving the world forward. Our students, faculty and staff make this institution one of the best out there, and we are proud to stand as one voice, one university, one WVU. Find out more about your opportunities as a Mountaineer at http://hr.wvu.edu/.
West Virginia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff and students, and invites applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and veterans.
Job Posting: Apr 3, 2019
Posting Classification: Non-Classified
Exemption Status: Exempt
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Internal Number: 169022
About West Virginia University
West Virginia University, founded in 1867, has a long and rich history as a public, land-grant institution. WVU encourages scholarship and offers high-quality academic programs while serving the state of West Virginia and the nation. WVU statewide includes campuses in Beckley, Charleston, Keyser, Martinsburg and Morgantown – which has been ranked as a #1 Small City in America. WVU is an R1 Doctoral Research University (Highest Research Activity), one of only 115 nationwide. WVU offers 212 degrees throughout the 14 colleges and schools. Areas of specialty include STEM education, healthcare in Appalachia, shale gas utilization, radio astronomy and forensics. WVU researchers have helped confirm the existence of gravitational waves and uncovered diesel vehicle emissions discrepancies. Statewide, there are over 31,000 graduate and undergraduate students along with 190,000 alumni worldwide. WVU is reinventing West Virginia’s future by strengthening education, healthcare and broad-based prosperity.