Geisinger Health System is seeking a Director of Research, Geisinger-Northeast (GNE), for the northeastern Pennsylvania region of the health system. Geisinger is a physician-led system dedicated to healthcare, education, research, and service. The Director of Research, GNE will be responsible, in conjunction with GNE leadership and the Chief Scientific Officer, for overseeing all research conducted in the Northeast and for supervising core resources. About the Position: The Director of Research, GNE is responsible for the design anddevelopment of a major expansion of the research programs in the Northeast in keeping with the Research Strategic Plan and reflecting the population health concerns of the region. Areas of potential focus are broad, including clinical, translational, and implementation sciences. Given Geisinger's patient population, electronic health record and system-wide biobanking, research in health services, comparative effectiveness, outcomes, genomics, and biomarkers is particularly encouraged. Areas of clinical strength with large patient populations include obesity, oncology, cardiovascular disease, women's health, orthopedics, neurosciences, and numerous surgical specialties. The candidate will work with GNE leadership, the Chief Scientific Officer, and clinical and research leaders to develop a vision for research in theNortheast, recruit and mentor clinical investigators, and create research programs in areas of clinical strength within the system. Job Requirements: MD or DO degree with board certification; Mid-career or senior clinician investigator with an established track record of competitive research funding (e.g., NIH, CDC, HRSA, AHRQ); Record of innovation and collaboration; Experience mentoring; and 3-5 years of management or administrative experience preferred. Key leaders at Geisinger include: David H. Ledbetter, PhD (Genomic Medicine, Autism);Peter Berger, MD (Cardiovascular Sciences); Steven Toms, MD (Brain Tumors); Christopher Still, DO (Obesity); and Victor Vogel, MD, MPH (Oncology). Geisinger Health System serves nearly three million people in Northeastern and Central Pennsylvania and has been nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. A mature electronic health record connects a comprehensive network of three hospitals, 38 community practice sites, and more than 900 Geisinger primary and specialty care physicians. The research programs are highly collaborative, offering numerous opportunities for joint research efforts across the entire health system. Graduate medical education programs include 19 residency programs and 24 fellowship programs throughout the system. Discover for yourself why Geisinger has been nationally recognized as a visionary model of integrated healthcare. For more information, visit: Join-Geisinger.org or contact: Cynthia Bagwell, VP, Talent Acquisition at: 00-845-7112 or: email@example.com. Geisinger Health System, Redefining the boundaries of medicine.
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