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Vice Chair of Research

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts 02115
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The Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) and Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology is seeking a Vice Chair of Research. As a senior leader, the Vice Chair of Research will lead and be responsible for the ongoing innovation and growth of the Department’s research portfolio. The Vice Chair will collaborate in the development and execution of the strategic plan of the research division, thereby ensuring the balanced advancement and equity of clinical, teaching, quality, and research missions. 

The Vice Chair will work closely with the Department Chair to develop a strategic plan and facilitate the performance of research activities, including the support of current research activities and, when needed, the development of new research initiatives. This includes supporting current research faculty and trainees through mentorship and advisement, the recruitment of new research faculty and staff, oversight of laboratory space and other resources, fund-raising in conjunction with departmental leadership, partnership in financial decision making and planning for research activities, and ensuring high quality and safety of research activities with institutional compliance for the Department. 

The Vice Chair of Research must have extensive experience with leading human subjects research, and a minimum of 10-years in research program leadership and management of NIH R01 grants or other large multi-year grants. A MD, DO, PhD, PsyD, ScD, DNP, DrPH, DMD, DVM or equivalent terminal academic or professional degree preferred. A commitment to teaching fellows, residents, and medical students, and building a diverse team is essential. 

Academic rank of Professor at Harvard Medical School will be commensurate with experience, training and achievements.

For consideration for this position, please send curriculum vitae to: Juanita Barrera, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, jbarrera1@partners.org

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law.



Posted: 2021-07-20 Expires: 2021-10-31

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Vice Chair of Research

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts 02115

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