The Clinical Research Fellow will be part of the largest colorectal surgery group in Florida, working with 13 colorectal surgeons and 10 specialized Advanced Practice Providers. This is the only NAPRC accredited group in Central Florida and has an international reputation in MIS and trans-anal technology. This opportunity would be based at AdventHealth Orlando, a large 1,289 bed tertiary facility located just north of downtown Orlando.
AdventHealth is a non-profit, faith-based organization which operates eight campuses under one license in Central Florida. We encompass over 2,500 beds and 2,200 physicians on our medical staff. Over 20,000 employees serve over 135,000 inpatients, 575,996 outpatients, and 532,801 emergency patients annually. AdventHealth also operates 28 other hospitals in the state.
The Postdoctoral Clinical Research Fellows is a 12-month position designed to assist in the research at the AdventHealth Research Institute (FHRI) and participates in Industry/National Institute of Health (NIH)/Pharmaceutical and government sponsored and investigator-initiated research that supports the FHRI scientific research plan. Responsible for helping to develop a research program in their field area and provides guidance to other support staff in the performance of protocol specific tasks. Helps to ensure that all research performed under their direction is in compliance with all AdventHealth, FHRI, local, state, and federal laws, policies and procedures. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
MD and /or PhD in a scientific field such as chemistry, biology, or exercise science
Established competency in research as evidenced by published (peer reviewed) research and/or prior work experience
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:
Proven history of NIH, Pharmaceutical and/or equivalent research
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
Knowledge of the development and operation of clinical and basic science research protocols
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS PREFERRED:
Knowledge or experience in investigator-initiated research in a clinical - research setting
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
Designs, constructs and implements research proposals, protocols, and procedures, with a focus on oncology, and in support of the NCI strategy and strategic focus areas.
Assists with the analysis of research data in collaboration with Biostatisticians and Research dept.
Prepares scholarly manuscripts and final study reports (where applicable) to communicate results of the research to the broader scientific community
Supervises data collection by Research core staff including but not limited Clinical Operations, Oncology (or Cancer Specific Core for the cc), etc.
Attends and gives seminars under the direction of the Scientific Director or Senior Director.
Participates in scientific presentations and publication of research data.
Participates in Research grant application preparation.
Other duties and responsibilities as determined by the Scientific Director, Senior Director, or Program Manager.
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.