Promise. It's a strong word that everyone understands, especially kids.
At Cook Children's, we've made a promise to improve the health of every child in our region. We know that team members come in all shapes and sizes. That's why we search for employees who know that being a true team player means never being too big to listen to the smallest member of the team.
Cook Children’s Health Care System is looking for Principal Investigator to work with our Neurosciences research team. You will be responsible for designing, organizing, and conducting highly specialized and advanced research studies independently or in collaboration with other investigators. Your responsibilities will include:
the preparation and submission of grant proposals from internal and external funding mechanisms
the development of design, initiation, conduction, analysis, and publication of research projects of both a retrospective and prospective nature
participation in high quality development, submission, maintenance, analysis, and publication of complex and high risk/high value medical specialty research protocols conducted at Cook Children’s.
As our Principal Investigator, you will lead a team of postdoctoral research fellows (I and II), research assistants, and students, who conduct highly specialized and advanced research studies on a broad area of research.
This is a 5 years position with a possibility of renewal depending on productivity and funding availability.
Cook Children's is an EOE/AA, Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.
Doctorate degree in a related field of the performed research
5+ years of relevant professional experience with data collection, data processing, programming, and statistical methods
Previous experience of 5+ years in a postdoctoral position
Proven capability to successfully obtain and manage intramural and extramural funding
Demonstrated ability to lead research projects in the designated area of his/her choice
Demonstrated ability to manage a group of scientists and supervise students and assistants
Demonstrated expertise in the collection and analysis of complex clinical and research data
Demonstrated scientific productivity through at least seven (7) publications as first (or senior) author in scientific journals indexed in PubMed with an impact factor >2
Excellent knowledge of the statistical theories
Excellent writing and editing skills
Demonstrable ability to quickly understand new concepts and to develop original solutions to mathematical issues
Knowledge of principles of research and federal regulations
Strong organizational skills and be detail oriented
Excellent interpersonal and oral, written and electronic interpersonal communication skills
Internal Number: NeuroPI
About Cook Children's Health Care System
Promise, a strong word with deep meaning that everyone understands—especially kids. This is the foundation of our organization and what drives us to blaze new trails in medical care, research, advanced technology, as well as programs and initiatives that benefit children who may not otherwise have access to quality health care. Every day our employees come to work with the intention of keeping our Promise. It's the guiding principle that helps our patients and their families get better and stay healthy. As a member of our Cook Children's team, you can be an important part of making that happen.
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