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AdventHealth Senior Research Scientist - Translational Research Institute ** in Orlando, Florida


Senior Research Scientist – Metabolism & Diabetes Research – TRI – AdventHealth Orlando

Location Address: 301 E. Princeton St., Orlando, FL 32804

Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth Orlando

  • Located on a lush tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,368-bed AdventHealth Orlando

  • serves as the major tertiary facility for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and South America

  • AdventHealth Orlando houses one of the largest Emergency Departments and largest cardiac catheterization labs in the country

  • We are already one of the busiest hospitals in the nation, providing service excellence to more than 32,000 inpatients and 125,000 outpatients each year

Work Hours/Shift:

  • Full Time, Days

You Will Be Responsible For:

The Translational Research Institute for Metabolism and Diabetes (TRI-MD) Senior Research Scientist – Metabolic Disease provides leadership through participating in federal and non-federally sponsored clinical and translational research at TRI-MD. Develops novel research ideas and fosters collaboration with TRI-MD faculty members and external partners and seeks external funding to support these ideas. The Senior Scientist provides mentorship and guidance to TRI-MD Research Scientists as appropriate, and ensures all research performed under his/her direction is in compliance with all Florida Hospital and TRI policies and procedures and local, state, and federal laws.


What You Will Need:


  • PhD in Biomedical Sciences with two - three years of experience in Biomedical Sciences OR

Master’s degree in Biomedical Sciences with ten years of experience in Biomedical Sciences

  • Clinical and/or translational research experience in industry, academic or contract research organization

  • Established competency in research as evidenced by published (peer reviewed) research

  • Experience with all aspects of clinical research including clinical protocol development, study execution and study close out

  • Minimum of two years working in a team environment with experience leading clinical research projects


  • NIH and/or Pharmaceutical research in the areas of metabolic disease or biomarker development

  • Two years of relevant experience working with clinical study budgets and other aspects of clinical operations


  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements that pertain to clinical/medical research

  • Knowledge of the development and operation of clinical research protocols

  • Experience in investigator or sponsor-initiated research in a clinical research setting

Job Summary:

  • Provides leadership/mentorship for TRI-MD Research Scientists as appropriate.

  • Develops, fosters and supports relationships with the external scientific community including industry partners and academic collaborators.

  • Serves as a primary point of contact in communications with potential and existing external partners and collaborators

  • Actively participates in national conferences to present scientific data, deliver lectures and network with potential new partners or collaborators

  • Serves as Co-Investigator on clinical studies including those supported by external partnerships as well as community-based studies and investigator-initiated projects.

  • Serves as primary point of contact with TRI-MD core teams on clinical studies

  • Provides scientific expertise and guidance on clinical protocol development, study documents and final study reports

  • Develops novel research ideas that support the mission of TRI-MD. Collaborates with faculty members to seek external funding to support and develop those ideas. Prepares research grant applications.

  • Publishes peer reviewed manuscripts and review articles.

  • Constructs and implements Translation Research proposals, protocols and procedures.

  • Coordinates tissue and bio-specimen analysis across our collaborating partners including, but not limited to, Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute.

  • Develops novel analytics to study human muscle development, function and metabolism.

  • Supervises data collection by TRI Research Core staff including but not limited to Clinical Operations, Energy Metabolism, BioRepository and Clinical Research Unit. Analyzes research data in collaboration with Biostatisticians and TRI faculty; prepares final study reports, when applicable

  • Performs other duties as assigned

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

Category: Research

Organization: AdventHealth Orlando

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1 - Day

Travel: AdventHealth Orl Support

Req ID: 21023830

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.