Senior Research Scientist - Translational Research Institute **
Location: Orlando, Florida
Academic / Research
Internal Number: 21023830
Senior Research Scientist – Metabolism & Diabetes Research – TRI – AdventHealth Orlando
Location Address:301 E. Princeton St., Orlando, FL 32804
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Full Time, Days
You Will Be Responsible For:
The Translational Research Institute for Metabolism and Diabetes (TRI-MD) Senior Research Scientist – Metabolic Disease provides leadership through participating in federal and non-federally sponsored clinical and translational research at TRI-MD. Develops novel research ideas and fosters collaboration with TRI-MD faculty members and external partners and seeks external funding to support these ideas. The Senior Scientist provides mentorship and guidance to TRI-MD Research Scientists as appropriate, and ensures all research performed under his/her direction is in compliance with all Florida Hospital and TRI policies and procedures and local, state, and federal laws.
What You Will Need:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
PhD in Biomedical Sciences with two - three years of experience in Biomedical Sciences OR
Master’s degree in Biomedical Sciences with ten years of experience in Biomedical Sciences
Clinical and/or translational research experience in industry, academic or contract research organization
Established competency in research as evidenced by published (peer reviewed) research
Experience with all aspects of clinical research including clinical protocol development, study execution and study close out
Minimum of two years working in a team environment with experience leading clinical research projects
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:
NIH and/or Pharmaceutical research in the areas of metabolic disease or biomarker development
Two years of relevant experience working with clinical study budgets and other aspects of clinical operations
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
Knowledge of regulatory requirements that pertain to clinical/medical research
Knowledge of the development and operation of clinical research protocols
Experience in investigator or sponsor-initiated research in a clinical research setting
Provides leadership/mentorship for TRI-MD Research Scientists as appropriate.
Develops, fosters and supports relationships with the external scientific community including industry partners and academic collaborators.
Serves as a primary point of contact in communications with potential and existing external partners and collaborators
Actively participates in national conferences to present scientific data, deliver lectures and network with potential new partners or collaborators
Serves as Co-Investigator on clinical studies including those supported by external partnerships as well as community-based studies and investigator-initiated projects.
Serves as primary point of contact with TRI-MD core teams on clinical studies
Provides scientific expertise and guidance on clinical protocol development, study documents and final study reports
Develops novel research ideas that support the mission of TRI-MD. Collaborates with faculty members to seek external funding to support and develop those ideas. Prepares research grant applications.
Publishes peer reviewed manuscripts and review articles.
Constructs and implements Translation Research proposals, protocols and procedures.
Coordinates tissue and bio-specimen analysis across our collaborating partners including, but not limited to, Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute.
Develops novel analytics to study human muscle development, function and metabolism.
Supervises data collection by TRI Research Core staff including but not limited to Clinical Operations, Energy Metabolism, BioRepository and Clinical Research Unit. Analyzes research data in collaboration with Biostatisticians and TRI faculty; prepares final study reports, when applicable
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