Research Director

REMOTE Research Director role offering generous PTO, medical, dental and vision, 403B Retirement plan

  • Hartford, CT
  • $150,000 - $185,000
  • Managed by Jobot Pro: Donna Gawroski
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A bit about us:

Highly respected Community Health Center serving the underserved in the state of CT. Our mission is to provide caring, quality, and culturally competent health services to the people of CT, regardless of their financial status; to reduce health disparities and enhance the health of the community; and to empower each individual to maximize their overall well-being. No patient is denied health care services of the inability to pay. Our programs have been recognized as national models and named one of the top five health centers in the nation for excellence in cultural competency.

Why join us?

  • Vacation time up to 3 weeks after 2 years of employment (first 2 years is 2 weeks’ vacation)
  • 10 Sick days
  • 10 PAID holidays: New Year’s Day, MLK Day, Presidents Day, Patriots Day, Memorial Day, Juneteenth, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day
  • Two personal days
  • $1500 in Tuition / Educational reimbursement per calendar year
  • 403B Retirement Plan
  • Medical Coverage thru Harvard Pilgrim starts day # 1 of your employment!!!!!
  • Low-cost single coverage is $188 per month
  • Low-Cost Medical Coverage for Employee + dependent is $376 per month
  • Low-Cost Medical Coverage for the ENTIRE Family is $567
  • Dental Coverage thru Met Life available on Day 1 of employment
  • Vision Coverage thru Eye Med is available on Day 1 of employment
  • $5000 Mortgage Down payment assistance available for all employees
  • ZERO % interest loans available for first time home buyers who are employees
  • $150 yearly reimbursement for Gym / Fitness memberships
  • EAP Assistance Program
  • Onsite parking
  • Voluntary Life insurance policy
  • Strong company culture.
  • Competitive compensation package.
  • Position works closely with the leadership team.
  • Professional development and growth opportunities.

Job Details

This will be accomplished with a strategy that is grounded in core values of excellence, innovation, and equity and inclusion, and generates research that connects to the community
Such research should also have attributes that can be translated into improved clinical practice, health promotion, and/or policies to inform the health of individuals and populations, particularly those in under-resourced areas across the country
This position is fully remote and will require occasional travel
Responsible for developing and operationalizing a strategy for advancing position as a leader in the generation and use of data and evidence to advance health equity and the needs of safety-net populations nationwide
Creates a portfolio development approach that is systematic, strategic, and forward thinking in its ability to anticipate future trends and funding priorities across clients
Deepen and cultivate relationships with key government, philanthropy, multilateral, and other actors in the health arena
Builds a sustainable research portfolio both as Principal Investigator and by mentoring, developing, and recruiting other principal, mid-level, and junior investigators, as appropriate, and through collaboration with staff and external researchers
Supervises and supports entire research team comprised of Senior/Research Scientists, Senior/Research and Evaluation Associates, Research Program Managers, and Research Coordinators
Participates in meetings, serves on committees and represents the Institute in community outreach efforts as appropriate
Performs other duties as assigned
Forges new external collaborations with a range of partners that will contribute to the growth and impact research on a national level
Pursues extramural grant/contract funding on strategic topics by writing research proposals and developing corresponding budgets and support materials consistent with the scientific objectives of the funding organization
Leads the development of a nationally recognized research program, via a) the forging of collaborations with researchers and research institutions nationwide and, b) the dissemination of results through a variety of venues including peer-reviewed publications, workshops, and presentations at scientific meetings
Leads the establishment and growth of research programs by developing, training, and mentoring other investigators in the design, conduct, dissemination, and implementation of research projects
Develops and contributes to the achievement of established goals and objectives of the Institute, and adheres to the Institute's policies, procedures, quality standards and safety standards
Disseminates results through a variety of venues including peer reviewed publications, white papers, workshops, and presentations at national scientific, policy, and practice meetings
Performs oversight of studies in the role of Principal Investigator or Sub-Investigator
Guides and mentors junior faculty investigators (and clinical collaborators) on research design

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Hartford, CT
Job Type
$150,000 - $185,000