Clinical Research Position

4 years 9 months ago #35325 by Moh Othmani
The Clinical Research Director is responsible for providing the highest technical expertise to the research program, studies and/or projects and overseeing clinical research activities of the department of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine across the 9 hospitals that constitute the Detroit Medical Center. This is a full-time position and will report directly to the executive-in-chief of the Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine department, Dr. Khaled J Saleh. The position requires flexibility to recruit study participants during various clinical schedules. This position will have daily interaction with the clinical division that includes attending surgeons, fellows, and residents.

Essential Functions
• Screen, recruit, and follow up on patients in research studies.
• Develop, recommend, modify and implement policies and procedures and/or methods for clinical research.
• Develop protocol manuals, data collection instruments, and maintains databases.
• Perform clinical research activities including data collection, data entry, data verification, data analysis, compliance, and clinical relevance of data.
• Conduct library research and contributes to the preparation and writing of research findings for publication of journal articles and grant proposals.
• Maintain all aspects of IRB submissions for each assigned study.
• Act as a liaison between study sponsors and investigators.
• Perform statistical analysis as required
• Perform administrative duties such as providing training and guidance to students and other clinical staff.
• Participate in the design of research studies.
• Performs other related duties as assigned.
• Oversee and support residents and fellows research projects.

Qualifications: Must have a Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent doctoral degree in a field deemed relevant by the program.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• Possesses a knowledge of data manipulation and analysis and clinical research procedures and able to perform position in compliance with all requirements, regulations, and laws.
• Ability to understand and utilized scientific/medical terminology and research theory.
• Ability to gain knowledge and meet the reporting needs of Institutional Review, Human Protections, Animal Protections, etc.
• Ability to maintain high standards with the work being performed and maintain awareness with trends and influences.
• Assumes personal responsibility for all outcomes; makes effective and timely decisions; and learns how to effectively use technology.
• Maintains productivity and uses strategies to increase knowledge base. Skill in continuously seeking to improve the quality of services and processes.
• Ability to effectively communicate both verbal and written thoughts, ideas, and facts.
• Writes and presents information in a clear and concise way.
• Interprets and understands written information and is able to listen attentively to verbal and non-verbal cues that lead to a deeper understanding.
• Skills in ethically communicating risks and benefits an ability to maintain confidentiality.
• Ability to work cooperatively with others and demonstrates professional, ethical, respectful, and courteous behavior when interacting with others.

Kindly send your resume, cover letter, and 3 letters of recommendation to Moh El-Othmani at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and Zain Sayeed This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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