Staff Scientist - Allergy, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Location: Nashville, Tennessee
Academic / Research
Internal Number: 2204168
Assists the Principal Investigator with development and execution of clinical and translational research projects. Supervise set-up and maintenance of biorepositories, assist in grant and manuscript preparation.
Supervise translational and clinical research project operations
Supervise, plan, design and implement research projects
Establish complex protocol(s); data collection, evaluation and analysis procedures
Record all subject related data (research and clinical), and create reports.
Supervise set-up and operation of laboratory environment, biospecimen processing, coding, storage and maintenance
Screen, recruit, enroll and schedule study subjects
Collect biospecimens during study subject visits
Prepare and process study documentation through IRB, including submissions, continuing review, amendments, and reports.
Contribute to research so as to merit serving as author or co-author on research publications, etc.
Assist PI in writing research grants and contract proposals
Assists PI in manuscript preparation for scientific journals
Develop reports of results and prepare study tables, graphs, charts
Present research findings and participate in research meetings (weekly)
Coordinate and maintain ongoing communication and collaboration with other disciplines within the institutions and multiple sites outside institution
Assist in development of material transfer agreement and data use agreements with collaborating institutions
Responsible for plan and coordination of literature and library searches and data collection programs Create and maintain databases and source documents for data collection
Perform data collection in prospective and retrospective trials, quality control of data, and run reports
Supervise writing, reviewing and editing of various materials for publication
Supervise and train research personal and oversee a progress of a project
Assist in development of new projects, recruitment goals, and regulatory study requirements
May provide budget responsibility
Make recommendations to principal investigator regarding staff, supply and equipment needs for research projects
Maintain open communication between department and others
Open contact as needed with principal investigator, collaborating professionals, Purchasing, Human Resource Services, Space and Facilities Planning, Environmental Health and Safety, Institutional Review Board staff, administrative staff relating to budget capabilities
Department Summary: The Division of Allergy, Pulmonary and Critical Care is directed by Dr. Timothy Blackwell and its mission is to:
deliver world-class clinical care to patients with allergic diseases, pulmonary conditions, and critical illness through employing a collaborative, multi-disciplinary approach with a wide range of clinical programs.
lead in the development of cutting-edge, patient-focused research that extends from basic discoveries to clinical implementation.
provide state-of-the-art education and training including a strong fellowship program to inspire and nurture the next generation of leaders in allergy and immunology, pulmonary medicine, and critical care.
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