Director of Clinical Research - Movement Disorders and Functional Neurosurgery

Cleveland, Ohio
May 25, 2021
Position Type
The Center for Neurological Restoration at the Cleveland Clinic is recruiting for a Director of Clinical Research in Movement Disorders and Functional Neurosurgery to join our multi-disciplinary group practice in Northeast Ohio. The Movement Disorders and Functional Neurosurgery Section under the Center for Neurological Restoration is one of the largest clinical programs in the country, with unlimited clinical-research potential, residing within a diverse, multidisciplinary academic Neurological Institute. We are seeking Clinician Researchers with advanced training in Movement Disorders and Deep Brain Stimulation, and a passion for leading and growing the clinical trials and research program of the Section. The Director of Research will have the support of a dedicated research supervisor, 15 research coordinators, the Centers own biostatistician and clinical trial design expert, and the patient base from 10 Fellowship-trained movement disorders specialists, 3 functional neurosurgeons, 2 neuropsychologists 2 bioethicists, and 7 advanced practice providers. Our collaborative multi-disciplinary programs have been designated as the state of Ohios only Parkinson Disease Center of Excellence, the regions Huntington Disease Center of Excellence,

We are seeking individuals with experience and research interest in:
  • Deep Brain Stimulation/Functional Neurosurgery
  • Electrophysiology/Brain mapping
  • Clinical trials
  • Patient outcomes/Neuro-technology
  • Biomarkers/Genetics/Neuroimaging
  • Health services research and more

Opportunities exist to collaborate world-class clinicians and leaders throughout the Neurological Institute which has almost 1,200 caregivers. In 2019, amongst the 18 clinical institutes within Cleveland Clinic, our Neurological Institute ranked #1 in Clinical Research Funding ($28.56M, 28% - direct costs) followed by the Heart and Vascular Institute ($18.36M,18% - direct costs). Our team sees more than 20,000 patients annually, performs almost 5,000 procedures, nearly 2,000 infusions and is the leader in virtual visits and delivery of care by Telemedicine. We are a varied group with neurologists, neurosurgeons, psychiatrists, psychologists and advanced practice providers. Additional opportunities exist to collaborate with the faculty and medical students of Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine (the College Program) and Case Western Reserve University (the University Program); the basic and translational scientists of the Lerner Research Institute; the 9 Cleveland Clinic Regional Hospitals and several Family Health Centers in Northeast Ohio, as well as Cleveland Clinic Florida, Nevada, Toronto, Abu Dhabi and London.

This dynamic position commands an extremely competitive salary enhanced by an attractive benefits package including but not limited to:
  • Excellent medical, dental, vision coverage
  • Comprehensive disability and life insurance benefits
  • Medical malpractice & tail coverage provided
  • Generous time away coverage for vacation, sick time, holidays and CME meeting time
  • Highly competitive retirement plans with employer contribution
  • Faculty appointment available at the Cleveland Clinic Learner College of Medicine

This is a great opportunity to advance your career and take on a leadership role. Abundant opportunities exist to teach medical students, residents and our clinical and research fellows in Movement Disorders (4) and Functional Neurosurgery (2).

Interested parties p lease include a current CV and letter of interest with your application