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Director of Clinical Research - Movement Disorders and Functional Neurosurgery

Employer
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Location
Cleveland, Ohio, US
Posted Date
May 2, 2024
Reference
604849

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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 a 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 allowances for vacation, sick time, holidays and professional meetings
  • Support for society memberships and journal subscriptions
  • Highly competitive retirement plans with generous employer contribution
  • Faculty appointment available at the Cleveland Clinic Learner College of Medicine commensurate with experience

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 three fellows in Headache Medicine.

Interested candidates, please include your current CV and a letter of interest with your application

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Company

Cleveland Clinic is one of the world's largest and busiest health centers. Patients come to Cleveland Clinic from all over the world. We offer advanced treatment for all illnesses and disorders of the body. We enjoy a strong reputation for outstanding quality care. U.S News & World Report has declared that we are the number two hospital in the country. In cardiology and cardiac surgery, we lead the nation.

Our Heart Center has been ranked number one in America for 21 years in row in U.S. News and World Report. Cleveland Clinic's Glickman Urological & Kidney Institute and Digestive Disease Institute are ranked very near the top, and our specialties of orthopaedics, otolaryngology, nephrology, neurology/neurological surgery, rheumatology, pulmonary, endocrinology, gynecology, ophthalmology and geriatrics are each among America's ten best in their fields.

Other specialties noted for national excellence include cancer and psychiatry. Cleveland Clinic Children's offers highly specialized pediatric care in a family-centered atmosphere. It has been ranked the best children's hospital in Ohio by Child magazine.

Cleveland Clinic was founded in 1921 as a not-for-profit group practice, integrating clinical and hospital care with research and physician education. In addition to our Cleveland location, we have Cleveland Clinic Florida, with a unified medical campus in Weston, Florida, offering the full spectrum of care.

Cleveland Clinic has more than 3,000 salaried physicians on staff, representing approximately 120 specialties and subspecialties. In 2015, they provided a total of 6.62 million visits. Patients came to us from across America and from more than 180 nations. We also lead an extensive system of community hospitals in Cleveland called the Cleveland Clinic Hospitals.

This system is made up of Cleveland Clinic and Fairview Hospital, Lutheran Hospital, Marymount Hospital, Euclid Hospital, Hillcrest Hospital, Medina Hospital, South Pointe Hospital, Akron General Hospital and the soon to open Avon Hospital. With 4,450 staffed beds, Cleveland Clinic Hospitals offers broad geographic coverage, a full continuum of care, improved quality and lower cost of care to Northeast Ohio residents.

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