Director of Translational and Clinical Research Education, Training and Partnerships

Position title: Director of Translational and Clinical Research Education, Training and Partnerships

Summary: Located on Virginia Tech’s Health Sciences campus, general responsibilities would encompass engagement with the medical student research curriculum at Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine (VTCSOM), participation in educational efforts associated with the recently award clinical translational science award (iTHRIV) and the associated KL2 Scholar program at Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at Virginia Tech Carilion (VTC), and clinical activities. 


Required qualifications:

  • Practicing licensed MD 
  • Experience and training in clinical research

Preferred qualifications:

  • PhD, MPH or MS (in addition to MD)
  • Experience in medical education
  • Experience in academic medical center environment, preferably associated with a CTSA program

VTCSOM Research Domain Commitment and Description: 40%

  • Participation in all aspects of student research evaluation, including but not limited to written project proposals, oral presentations, and final manuscripts.
  • Participation in first-year classroom-based course as appropriate for clinical and research expertise
  • Facilitation of all small-group discussion sessions related to the Medical Scholar Seminar series
  • Outreach to clinicians at Carilion Clinic to engage with Research Domain activities
  • Report to the VTCSOM Assistant Dean for Research

VT Health Sciences and Technology Commitment and Description: 40%

  • Health Science & Technology administrative duties related to translational and clinical research on the VTC campus
  • Administrative duties related to CTSA leadership at the VTC site, including regular meetings with members of the iTHRIV partnership.
  • Educational responsibilities related to CTSA and iTHRIV Scholars program, including:
    • Lead the process to match iTHRIV Scholars with mentors (to include clinical, research, scientific, translational, and administrative)
    • Help to develop curricular needs and appropriate instructors for VTC located iTHRIV Scholars
    • Lead training sessions for Scholars
    • Lead training sessions for Mentors
    • Act as informal mentor/advisor to Scholars
    • Facilitate interaction between Scholars and mentors
    • Report to the Vice President for Health Sciences and Technology

Clinical Commitment: 20%


Interested folks can apply here

Qualifications: Education
Doctoral or professional degree
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Roanoke, VA
United States

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