20 days old
2018-07-302018-08-29

Co-Principal Investigator

The Geneva Foundation
San Antonio, Texas 78234
  • Job Code
    2018-2116
  • Job Type
    Employee
  • Job Status
    Full Time

The Geneva Foundation is seeking applicants for 2 co-investigator positions to join an existing Department of Defense affiliated laboratory and team in San Antonio, Texas. The successful applicant will work with an internationally renowned lung injury and multiorgan failure researcher that specializes in Extracorporeal life support (ECLS) therapy and novel interventions in traumatic brain injury and polytrauma. The individuals selected will play a key role in the scientific conduct at the laboratory, and will carry out testing in collaboration with the laboratory's Principal Investigator. Grant writing and the submission of proposals as an independent investigator will be expected. The positions also require mentoring and directing laboratory technicians and post-doctoral fellows on the studies. We are seeking individuals at an academic rank of assistant professor or above that has received a research grant as an independent investigator equivalent to an NIH R01 or equivalent. The nature of the position requires that the candidate author peer-reviewed abstracts, poster and manuscript publications; proficiency in oral and written English is a requirement. The ideal candidates will be prolific writers with a proven publication record and motivated, energetic translational researchers. An MD and experience in critical care with ECLS, traumatic brain injury and translational research is desired, PhD in cardiovascular physiology, neuroscience or molecular biology is essential. Foreign MD and PhD graduates are welcome to apply.

Requirements

  • Advanced Degree (PhD or MD) required
  • 2-4 years knowledge and experience with Department of Defense (DoD) Grants and Agreements administration and management, preferred
  • 2-4 years Medical research project management experience strongly desired, preferably with Department of Defense
  • Experience with advanced medical technologies, preferred
  • Knowledge of military system, preferred.
  • Demonstrate competence in oral and written communication
  • Must be organized, attentive to detail, and possess a positive, friendly and professional demeanor
  • Ability to be flexible with changing priorities and available to interact with employees, clients and sponsors of all levels
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment  in fast-paced, high-pressured environment with strict deadlines and to manage multiple projects
  • Ability to develop strong trusting relationships in order to gain support and achieve results

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