Job: Director of Clinical Research

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Job Description

Director of Clinical Research

Location:Midwestern Regional Medical Center
Region:Zion, Illinois
Department:314001 Clinical Research-Mgmt
Shift Hours / Days:
Hours / Pay Period:80
Position ID:31781
Job Function:Management and Leadership


Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) is a national network of hospitals providing a comprehensive, fully integrative approach to cancer care. We offer the most sophisticated forms of oncology treatment, combined with complementary therapies that support the entire person. It's a place where your contributions can create new stories that embody our exceptional standard of care known as the Mother Standard® model of care - meaning that all staff provides the same level of care to each patient that we would want for our own loved ones. And for those of you who can see how rich and fulfilling this mission-driven, patient-centric, cutting-edge work experience can be, we hope your story starts here. Start your story at our Zion, IL location as the Director of Clinical Research.


As Director, you will oversee and support the managers of the Clinical Protocol Office and Cell Therapy Research Laboratory at Midwestern Regional Medical Center and have primary responsibility for preparing budgets and administration of same for the activities of these programs.


You will participate in Strategic Planning for new initiatives in Clinical Research and serve as a liaison to the medical staff of the hospital for all areas of clinical and translational research. You will also serve as a liaison to pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies seeking to perform clinical research at MRMC. Additionally, you will perform data analysis and literature reviews, and prepare abstracts and manuscripts for submission to the peer-reviewed literature.


  • MS or MA degree from an accredited college or university.
  • 5+ years of managerial experience in hospital, industrial, or academic research in patients.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in clinical, scientific and research fields.
  • Evidence of program development in academic, hospital or industrial research.
  • Familiarity with all elements of Good Clinical Practice in the conduct of human subjects research.
  • Proficient in data analysis, protocol preparation, presentation to local, regional and/or national audiences.
  • Evidence of publications in the professional (peer-reviewed) literature.
  • Evidence of familiarity with cancer medicine.

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