Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi is currently seeking an experienced candidate for the job of Research Director. The desired candidate must hold an adequate number of publicly funded grants and has experience in research ethics or research ethics committee (REC). Further details about the job role and what makes you eligible are given below.
Role of Research Director
This position is responsible for overseeing the planning, developing, and executing of comprehensive research programs at CCAD. Oversight of Research Administrator and indirect oversight of research nurse coordinators is also the responsibility of this role person.
Responsibilities of Research Director
- Provides oversight for the research department.
- Provides leadership in development, implementation and ongoing monitoring of research programs and plans.
- Forms strategic alliances and partnerships with research funding foundations.
- Provides oversight in medical innovation and commercialization of medical device and products.
- Develops Research Ethics Committee (REC) protocol and procedure.
- Develops, implements and monitors research programs that meet, and where possible exceed accreditation (Joint Commission International) and regulatory (Department of Health – Abu Dhabi) standards.
- Leads the development and implementation of research educational and training programs.
- Oversees dashboards specific to Research and ensures less-than-target performance or trends are acted upon.
Education & Experience
- Master’s degree in a relevant field.
- PhD/ MD is preferable.
- Minimum of five years experience in clinical research.
- Minimum of five years managerial experience.
Knowledge & Skills
- Knowledge of health care systems, accrediting and regulatory standards, analysis and evaluation techniques related to clinical processes and outcomes, patient satisfaction.
- Demonstrated leadership and collaboration skills.
- Proficient in the use of PCs and spreadsheets.
- Strong data analysis skills.
- Strong presentation, oral, and written communication skills.