Chair of Research 100%

von: Schulthess Klinik | Ort: Lengghalde 2
Your Tasks
  • Further develop and execute the general strategy of the research and development department together with the Scientific Advisory Board
  • Oversee and manage the Research Group Heads and Research Management Head
  • Proactively provide advice, support and guidance to the research and development team members in order to improve the quality and impact of our research and achieve our goals
  • Manage the operational research business and in doing so, create optimal framework conditions for the department
  • Oversee the research project portfolio and establish responsibilities
  • Monitor the impact of our research (bibliometric indices, scientific societies, third-party funding, progress of projects)
  • Meet with Research Group Heads regularly to review department research metrics and strategic initiative progress
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships and networks with key stakeholders involved in research – including industry, academic partners, and foundations
  • Coordinate and monitor collaborations with academic partners
  • Advance the national and international reputation of our department by means of research excellence and dissemination with a unifying theme through increased conduct of funded clinical research, consistently strong enrolment in clinical studies, increased publications, and representation of our research at national/international conferences
  • Maintain a highly productive research operation with a national and international reputation
  • Participate in project reviews to assure the quality of project work and results and enforce adherence to research guidelines
  • Analyse and review clinical trial reimbursement and support for contract and budget negotiations of industry-sponsored clinical trials and complex non-industry clinical trials
  • Actively engage in research initiatives and lead and contribute to their own research projects within our department

Your Profile
  • PhD or MD (preferably with PD) with a documented track record of scientific merits, preferably within musculoskeletal medicine or epidemiology
  • Managerial and assertive leadership skills
  • Proven experience in research funding acquisition and financial administration
  • Established networks and collaborations in national and international musculoskeletal research communities
  • Academic affiliation preferred
  • Experience with clinical trials, data science or new technologies in orthopaedics
  • Several years of experience in a similar position
  • Significant experience with mentorship
  • Significant evidence of experience in program/project leadership

Our Offer

We offer a responsible and varied position in a motivated team with good employment conditions and strong support from peers. With your commitment, you will contribute to the sustainable success of the clinic. You can expect a modern workplace in a dynamic work environment.

If you would like to know more about this position, please contact Julia Item, Department Head Research Management, julia.item@kws.ch.

If you are interested, we look forward to receiving your online application. Application dossiers in paper form will not be returned. For further information, contact: Schulthess Klinik, Lengghalde 2, CH-8008 Zürich, Tel. +41 44 385 71 71, www.schulthess-klinik.ch.

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