Senior Scientist

Job ID: J120886
Company: Allegheny Singer Research Institute
Location: Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Facility: Allegheny General Hospital
Full/Part Time: Full time
Job Type: Regular
Posted at: Apr 17, 2018

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Description

GENERAL OVERVIEW:

Is responsible for scientific and technical leadership on ongoing projects, initiating and defining new research projects, and publishing in scholarly journals and conferences; writes grant proposals to funding agencies; serves as the principal investigator; provides technical guidance to graduate students, undergraduate students, and technical staff.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Initiates, develops, and directs research projects, including writing grant applications for support of research projects. Produces applications and systems that advance the capability of the Institute to perform state-of the-art research and development in the respective field. (25%)
  • Communicates results with the scientific community through peer reviewed journals and scientific conferences. Prepares reports and scientific papers to report on the results of the project. Reports to the funding agencies on the progress and results of the projects as requested. (30%)
  • Coordinates testing of the developed software/hardware systems in the laboratory tests, prepares for clinical testing, supports clinical tests, and makes necessary improvements. Ensures that all developed software has its clinical application, and that it satisfies the requirements of clinical safety and reliability. (30%)
  • Oversees the work of graduate students, research engineers, programmers, and other personnel involved in the project under his/her direction. (15%)
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum

  • BA/BS Degree
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in editorial or medical writing in the industry
  • 5 years’ experience in a research setting beyond post-graduate education

Preferred

  • Master’s Degree or Ph.D. Degree in a technical or health-related discipline

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