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Director of Clinical Research, Cardiovascular Service Line

Portland, Maine
Posted Date
Jul 7, 2024

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MaineHealth Maine Medical Center is currently seeking a Director of Clinical Research to join their Cardiovascular Service Line (CVSL) in Portland, Maine. Working in collaboration with the CVSL Chief and the CVSL Division Directors, and the Maine Medical Center Research Institute, the CVSL Director of Clinical Research directs and oversees all research activities conducted by the faculty, trainees, and staff of the CVSL in accordance with the mission, vision, and values of the Service line in addition to the goals set forth by the Maine Health Academic Affairs Strategic Plan.

This position offers:

  • Team-based care model with collaborative approach to care.
  • Competitive compensation package including relocation assistance, CME expense reimbursement, and malpractice insurance.
  • Benefits include Paid Time Off, CME time, retirement options with employer contributions, medical, dental, vision, life/disability coverage, and more.


  • Doctoral degree (MD, PhD, DrPH) in relevant biomedical discipline.
  • Completion of post-doctoral training or research fellowship.
  • Five or more years of applicable experience within the field and discipline.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills as demonstrated by a strong record of scientific publications and presentations.
  • Demonstrated ability to design and conduct novel biomedical research studies; possesses scientific acumen.
  • Organizational and personnel management skills, business skills, and strategic planning acumen.
  • Demonstrated experience in administration and the management of staff.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage grants and grant accounting.
  • Must possess a working knowledge of federal regulations, compliance policy, and human subject’s protections as they relate to the conduct of a wide variety of research projects. Must be facile with IRB submission and approval.
  • Actively follows research trends in Cardiovascular Medicine and related disciplines.
  • Advanced statistical training with working knowledge of multiple analytic programs (SPSS, SAS, R, Stata, Excel, etc.)
  • Personal qualities of integrity, a commitment to teamwork and mentorship, honesty, selflessness, modesty, empathy, openness, and fairness.

The Physician shall engage in scholarly activities on behalf of the CVSL to enhance research in cardiovascular disease including participating in organized clinical research discussions, presenting work at scientific and professional conferences, writing manuscripts on original research for peer-reviewed journals, writing reviews and/or book chapters, writing research grant applications, mentoring faculty in the field, serving on peer-review committees, or other scholarly activity resulting in the production or application of knowledge which is documented and/or disseminated to the professional community. The primary goal of the position is to increase participation and the diversity of research conducted by the CVSL.

Interested candidates may submit a CV and cover letter to Gina Mallozzi, Physician Recruiter at:

Portland, Maine, Situated on the Maine coast, Portland offers the best of urban sophistication combined with small-town friendliness. The area provides four season recreational opportunities, such as skiing, hiking, sailing, and miles of beautiful beaches. Just two hours north of Boston, this is an exceptionally diverse and vibrant community. 

MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system whose vision is, “Working together so our communities are the healthiest in America.” MaineHealth consists of nine local health systems, a comprehensive behavioral health care network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and 1,700 employed clinicians working together through the MaineHealth Medical Group. With approximately 22,000 care team members, MaineHealth provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire. MaineHealth offers a Total Rewards package that includes comprehensive and competitive benefits, along with programs and resources to meet the diverse needs of our workforce.

To learn more about our system, please visit: and our benefits page.

J-1 visa applicants are welcome to apply.

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