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AdventHealth Scientific Director NCI Strategy FT Days in Orlando, Florida


Scientific Director -AdventHealth Orlando

Location Address: 
601 E. Rollins St., Orlando, FL 32801

Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth Orlando

  • Located on a lush tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,368-bed AdventHealth Orlando

  • serves as the major tertiary facility for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and South America

  • AdventHealth Orlando houses one of the largest Emergency Departments and largest cardiac catheterization labs in the country

  • We are already one of the busiest hospitals in the nation, providing service excellence to more than 32,000 inpatients and 125,000 outpatients each year

Work Hours/Shift:
  • Full Time, Mon-Fri, 8a-5p
You Will Be Responsible For:   
  • Provides scientific oversight over AdventHealth’s emerging Scientific and Protocol Review Committee (SPRC), designed to open impactful and high enrolling studies, facilitate efforts to drive enrollment, monitor progress of trials, and help evaluate sun-setting of trials that are well below enrollment goals. 
  • Drives formation and sustainability of structures and processes needed to carefully vet opportunities in the selection of clinical trial opportunities, assess feasibility tracked to biostatistics, evaluate publication/citation merit, and report on trial portfolio.
  • Builds relationships with programs connected to oncology including: Translational Research Institute for Metabolics and Diabetes, the Center for Interventional Endoscopy, Digestive Surgical Institute, Global Robotics Institute, Institute for Surgical Advancement, and related departments and institutional partners in oncology and immunology.
  • Develops precision medicine and molecular Tumor Board functions and help recruit a leader to manager this board.
  • Provides phenotypic context for translational research (involving blood, tissue and pathology), developing collaborations connected to longitudinal care.  Support efforts with cancer epidemiology, providing context for translational research, health analytics, personalization, value-based care, navigation, episodic and chronic analytics, electronic patient outcomes, and other emerging areas supporting oncology research.
What You Will Need:
  • Medical Doctorate (MD)
    • OR Doctorate of Medicine and of Philosophy (MD/Ph.D.)
  • Minimum of five (5) years of leadership experience
  • Minimum of seven (7) years of research experience
  • Active Board Certification in Hematology and Oncology
  • Doctorate of Philosophy (Ph.D.) (Preferred)
  • National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding (Preferred)
  • Industry/pharma investigator initiated funding (Preferred)
  • Experience in leading a specialty research enterprise (Preferred)
Job Summary:

The Scientific Director is responsible for leading the research enterprise for the AdventHealth Cancer Institute (AHCI). Provides bi-directional leadership in science and translational research and develop cross-functional investigational research capabilities, leading to a higher prevalence and success rate for excellence in Investigator-Initiated Trials (IITs).  The Scientific Director will foster institutional awareness of IITs, identify programs and approaches to prepare more and better IITs, and enhance the success rate of winning IITs, across all sponsor types.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.