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Director of Cardiovascular Research, Kansas City, MO

Kansas City, Missouri

Director of Cardiovascular Research, Kansas City, MO

  • 4401 Wornall Rd, Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City, Kansas City, Missouri, United States, 64111
  • Full time

Saint Luke’s Cardiovascular Consultant’s is seeking an experienced physician investigator to serve as Director of Cardiovascular Research. The Director of Cardiovascular Research will have a strong history of external funding and possess the ability to develop and sustain ongoing collaborative relationships with research leadership throughout the department and the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. In addition, the Director of Cardiovascular Research will establish and sustain an externally funded individual research program consistent with the Division and School of Medicine’s vision, assist in recruitment, serve as a mentor, participate in national meetings, and enhance cardiology research opportunities.

The ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • Willingness to spend at least 50% of time on research/research activities   
  • Established funding stream 
  • Strong interest in mentorship of clinical scholars and research fellows 
  • Previous experience and a record of mentees with a strong academic record is preferred 
  • It is also preferred that the candidate have a focus on expanding the group’s research funding and to have experience with research program development.

Research focus:

Clinical outcomes, health status outcomes, health economics. Observational and/or epidemiologic focus is ideal. Qualitative research and implementation scientists would also fit well. Clinical trialists are okay if sufficient experience with observational research. 

Qualification:  MD, PhD, PharmD, ScD            

Career level: ≥5 years post fellowship or full professor 

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