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Director of Research

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Basic Job Info

Experience Required
At least 8 year(s)
Degree Required
4 Year Degree
Begin Date
End Date
Base Pay
$125,000.00 - $150,000.00 /Year
Employment Type
Manages Others
Relocation Covered

Job Description

Located in Denver, Colorado is an acute-care hospital consistently recognized as one of the nation’s best. We are searching for a visionary Director of Research who will oversee operations and strategic growth of a multi-disciplinary department.  This hospital is renowned for both clinical excellence and breakthrough innovation.


Organization and Community


  • This hospital is widely recognized for outstanding contributions to research, education and nursing excellence.
  • This hospital’s leadership promotes a culture defined by shared decision-making and staff engagement.
  • This location is favored for its outdoor recreational activities, picturesque mountains ideal for skiing, and superb restaurants.

Position Focus Director of Research

  • Supervise a multidisciplinary clinical research department including sub-departments in partnership with physicians and hospital leadership.
  • Guide the performance of high quality, safe and effective clinical research with a focus on regulatory compliance and programmatic excellence.
  • Develop a management team focusing on creating a high-performance, transparent and inclusive culture strong in employee engagement.
  • The Director of Research reports to the “C" Level and will oversee 70+ FTE’s.

Job Requirements

Requirements Director of Research

  • Bachelors degree required; Masters preferred.
  • At least 8+ years of experience including 5 years managing a research department within an acute care hospital or non-healthcare industry such as Pharma or Biotech etc.
  • Strong Lean / Six Sigma or Process Improvement background preferred.
  • Experience working with N.I.H. proposals/grants/funding preferred.

Relocation assistance is provided

Contact: Jonah Levinger

Merraine Group Inc. is an executive search & recruitment firm specializing in the placement of Physicians, Managers, Directors and C-level leadership at Hospitals and Medical Centers across the United States. We place professionals throughout all hospital practices: Laboratory, Radiology/Imaging, Physical/Occupational Therapy and Respiratory, Nursing, Behavioral Health, Case Management, Emergency, ICU, Med/Surg, Surgical and OR, Quality, Pediatrics/NICU and Women’s Health, Finance, HIM, IT, Informatics and Practice Management.

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