Cincinnati Children's is seeking a Director to provide leadership and strategic direction for its Office for Clinical and Translational Research (OCTR). Nationally recognized as a top pediatric hospital and biomedical research center, Cincinnati Children's is a highly collaborative environment supported by a robust research infrastructure. The OCTR offers a number of services supporting clinical trials.
Reporting to the Vice President of the Cincinnati Children’s Research Foundation, the Director oversees a diverse staff of ~40 clinical research professionals, including nurses and study coordinators, regulatory specialists, and contracts negotiators with the ultimate goal of supporting the organization’s robust clinical research program.
It is expected that the successful candidate will have experience at an academic research institution and demonstrated effectiveness as a leader. He/she will ensure the team is well-organized and coordinated, and continues to provide services at the highest quality and should have a proven track record in sound business practices related to the management of clinical and translational research. Working knowledge of and maintaining compliance with all relevant governmental, agency and institutional regulations and policies is crucial to the role. Candidates must have a desire to work in a collaborative environment.
A Bachelor of Health Care Administration or business-related field and at least five years of clinical research experience, and four years of supervisory experience is required. Preferred qualifications, a Bachelor of Health Care Administration or business-related field and at least 10 years of clinical research experience.
This position is integral to the institute’s mission to improve child health through innovative discovery.
Requirements and Desired Qualifications
Applicants should electronically submit a detailed curriculum vitae and a cover letter stating their interest to Research_jobs@cchmc.org
Cincinnati Children’s is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, or other protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.