Salary is commensurate with education and experience.
As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world.
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The Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Nutrition at the University of Washington is nationally and internationally recognized for its expertise in several areas, especially diabetes (both type 1 and type 2), lipoprotein metabolism and atherosclerosis, body weight regulation and obesity, and male reproductive endocrinology.
The Diabetes Care Center (DCC) is a multidisciplinary research center established by the Department of Medicine supporting research to improve the quality of diabetes care at the local, regional and national level. The DCC Clinical Research Program is an integral part of the treatment equation, keeping faculty informed about new treatments, current research and future trends in health recommendations and treatment modalities. Maintaining an active clinical research base is key in providing physicians the opportunity to be involved in improving patient care and learning of new treatments. Having both diabetes research and clinical care at DCC provides an enriched environment fostering excellence in patient care.
The Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Nutrition in the Department of Medicine has an outstanding opportunity for a full-time Research Scientist Engineer 3.
Position's major duties and responsibilities.
Create and identify fundable clinical research ideas; develop and write study protocols; identify and apply to funding sources; lead and participate in protocol development groups, steering committees, and/or safety monitoring boards; collaborate in data analysis, present data at meetings and participate in manuscript writing;
Identify trends in diabetes research, develop and maintain contacts with potential sponsors and with other diabetes researchers;
Act as representative of research group in internal department and university meetings; attend and participate in professional meetings (such as Endocrine Days, American Diabetes Association (ADA) postgraduate training or ADA Annual Scientific Sessions); identify potential donors and work with UW Advancement to obtain funding;
Liaise with sponsors to obtain new research opportunities and ensure their requirements are met; review and manage study budget negotiation; oversee internal review of grants or contracts;
Review clinical trial protocols to determine viability for site, design search criteria, design study-specific recruitment strategies and tools, develop and review protocol implementation plans, oversee study conduct and financial management;
Create standard operating procedures for research group or department; determine and manage staff training needs and requirements; review changes in local/federal regulations and develop compliance plans; mentor young investigator group to develop, fund and implement research ideas;
Determine research staffing needs, initiate hiring, supervise research staff and monitor their performance, implement corrective actions as needed;
Develop a strategic plan for future growth and development of research group
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Bachelor's Degree in Health Care Related Field plus 7or more years of job related experience.
The minimum level of technical expertise needed/required to successfully perform the job is an individual who: Has established technical expertise; serves as a resource to research unit/department.
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except where there are legal requirements such as license/certification/registration.
Specific knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the job satisfactorily include:
Must have CDE certification (Certified Diabetes Educator).
Skilled in medical management of diabetes mellitus including insulin management and use of medical equipment for blood glucose measurement, ketone measurement, Continuous Glucose Monitoring, and continuous insulin infusion systems.
In depth understanding of current diabetes research, trends and development in diabetes technology.
Experience in pharmaceutical research requirements, as well as requirements from national, local and nonprofit organizations.
Knowledge, skills and abilities that are desirable, providing for an enhanced level of job performance, include:
Experience in negotiating budgets with multiple stakeholders, understanding of CRBB, UW system, working of UW clinics, leadership and supervisory skills with team building history.
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