Swedish Medical Center Director Research - Clinical Research Center in Seattle, Washington


Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Research Director to work in the Clinical Research Center at the Swedish First Hill Campus in Seattle, WA.

The Research Director is responsible for providing leadership and direction for the management of research programs, and providing administrative oversight in the development and implementation of institutional policies and procedures relating to the conduct of research projects.

In this position, you will:

  • Develop and communicate research goals, objectives andmission to appropriate parties, insuring that activities are congruentwith overall mission, values, vision and goals of the neuroscienceresearch program and Research Center.

  • Beaccountable for financial management (profit/loss), compliance, andconduct of research projects funded by Federal, for-profit, and non-profitentities.

  • Beaccountable for competency and wellbeing of research staff

  • Promotean environment of cooperation and collaboration between internalinvestigators and the surrounding research community

  • Work inconjunction with internal and external boards to promote ethical researchand community involvement


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Graduate degree inscience and/or business preferred at a minimum. Post Graduate degreepreferred (or equivalent experience).

  • Minimum of five yearsexperience in research administration at academic or independent researchinstitution

  • Advanced workingknowledge of regulatory requirements (federal, state and local) foradministration of research

  • Financial managementexperience

  • Excellent communicationskills, both verbal and written

  • Long-term strategicvision and ability to present ideas effectively in a variety of settings

  • Working knowledge ofcomputers (either DOS-based or Macintosh), standard office softwarepackages (Word, WordPerfect, Lotus, Excel, Access, Power Point, etc.),standard office equipment (photocopiers, facsimiles, telephones, pagers,etc.)

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Knowledgeable about research development

  • A team player, able to work with all levels of employees in a respectful and supportive way

About the First Hill Campus:

The 697-bed tertiary-care center on the Swedish/First Hill campus is the flagship of the Swedish health-care system. Swedish/First Hill has one of the most active and advanced birthing programs in Washington State and houses a Level III neonatal intensive-care unit. More surgeries are performed each year at Swedish/First Hill than at any other facility in the region; volumes include more total joint replacements than any other medical center in the state.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details


Our Mission

Our Non-Profit Mission: Improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.

About Us

Swedish is the largest nonprofit health care provider in the Greater Seattle Area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); ambulatory care centers in Redmond and Mill Creek; and Swedish Medical Group a network of more than 183 primary care and specialty locations throughout the Great Puget Sound area. Swedish employs more than 13,000 employees and 4,200 physicians. Whether through physician clinics, health education, research and innovation or other means of outreach, we’re committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Director / Executive

Location: Washington-Seattle

Work Locations: First Hill Main Bldg (WA145) 747 Broadway Seattle, 98122

Req ID: 190688