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Clinical Research Scientist - St. Paul, MN
September 6, 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.

To learn more about working at Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare, please visit

Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics Faculty Position- Seattle, WA
August 16, 2019

Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics Faculty Position
University of Washington (UW) and Seattle Children’s Hospital
Seattle, WA

The Division of Developmental Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington (UW) and Seattle Children’s Hospital seeks a Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrician to join the faculty as a Clinician- Educator or Full Time Clinical Faculty at the Assistant or Associate Professor level, without tenure. This opportunity is ideal for a candidate seeking a career that balances clinical and teaching interests across a variety of clinical settings. Ideally, the Division would like to add mid-career faculty and there are potential leadership opportunities in a variety of areas. There are potential local and regional leadership opportunities in administration, fellowship education, advocacy, and program development at Seattle Children’s Hospital and through the Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and related Disabilities (LEND) program, University of Washington Center on Human Development and Disability.

The Division of Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics is made up of faculty and associates with diverse academic and advocacy interests. The successful candidate will have flexible opportunities to collaborate within and across disciplines in clinical, teaching and research activities consistent with their own professional interests; they may continue or develop specific areas of expertise. There is a long and productive history of faculty mentoring and integration of new faculty into the division to promote individual success.

The successful candidate must possess an MD, DO or equivalent, be BC in Pediatrics and BC/BE in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics or in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities.

Roles and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Advocates for the health and well-being and provides exemplary clinical care of children/youth with special health care needs and their families.
• Collaborates with division faculty and other staff at Seattle Children’s Hospital to provide coordination of services for children and families between CHDD and the Division of Developmental Medicine programs.
• Precepts pediatric and other trainees at all levels in clinic and inpatient service.
• Assists the Division Chief with quality improvement and other administrative responsibilities for the Division of Developmental Medicine as requested.

For additional information or to provide recommendations, please contact: Jennifer Schaulin, Vice President, MillicanSolutions, at: or (682)223-5782.

The University of Washington School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics supports a thriving education program with approximately 115 pediatric residents and more than 50 fellowships each year. The Department of Pediatrics has more than 225 academic faculty and 350 clinical faculty who teach medical students, house officers, research fellows, and practicing physicians.

Seattle Children’s Hospital, a 344-bed facility that offers over 60 pediatric subspecialties, is the pediatric teaching facility for University of Washington School of Medicine and is consistently ranked as one of the best children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report and Child Magazines. U.S. News & World Report has ranked Seattle Children’s fifth in the nation overall and ranked all 10 of the hospitals specialty programs in the top 20 in its 2017-2018 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings. Seattle Children’s is one of just six hospitals in the nation ranked in the top 20 for all 10 specialty programs.