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Clinical Research Scientist - St. Paul, MN

Last Updated:
September 06, 2019

Clinical Research Scientist
Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare
St. Paul, MN

This position provides oversight and leadership of research within the Spine Research Program (SRP).  They will establish and identify the needs and priorities of the assigned area of research in conjunction with the Spine Research Program physician. The incumbent will design, conduct, facilitate, and disseminate clinical and basic science research that aligns with the vision and mission of the SRP. Provides mentorship, teaching, and supervision to clinical staff in the review, design, analyses, and dissemination of clinical and basic research.    

Specific duties are determined by the work setting or patient population served; however, in all positions, serving patients with challenging and complex conditions requires a concentration of specialized staff able to work in highly coordinated teams. We organize care around each patient’s condition which requires staff at multiple levels and across many departments to exhibit exceptional teamwork qualities including communicating efficiently and effectively and adopting the behaviors required for high functioning integrated teams, consistent with our Gillette CARES expectations.

Major Challenges

Prioritizing continuous, multiple interpersonal interactions, projects and deadlines with clinicians while balancing your own related research projects and deadlines.



Ph.D. or candidate in a basic or health science, including education in the principles and methods of scientific investigation
Experience in a clinical setting
Expertise with database development and  management & use of large data sets 
Previous experience in protocol development, data collection, analysis, interpretation, reporting and information display
Demonstrated success at research publication and grant writing
History of interdisciplinary collaboration
Working knowledge of scientific research design and statistical analysis in the area of the assigned DRA

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Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of an individual's race, color, creed, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation or gender identity, military status or any other class protected by federal, state or local laws.

Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare provides specialized health care for people who have short-term or long-term disabilities that began during childhood. We help children, adults and their families improve their health, achieve greater well-being, and enjoy life.

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