Scientist, Research – Full Time, #50992

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Posted Date: June 5th, 2019

Job Description:

Conducts independent research and oversees the management of several research studies per year. This includes all phases of study development through study publication. Represents the area of interest and Park Nicollet Health Services at local, national and international professional associations. The position provides leadership in the development and funding of research studies, serves as principal investigator for independent research that is consistent with the mission and vision of Park Nicollet Institute, writes and presents results of work in the form of abstracts, manuscripts and oral or poster presentations, seeks out and establishes external strategic partnerships, provides leadership in the selection and implementation of research studies, negotiates budgets, contracts and staff allocation for research studies, oversees the work of research staff within Park Nicollet Institute, and participates in Service Area strategic planning. PhD in Health Services Research or other related field or MD required.

Additional Comments/Requirements:

TRIA is the first state-of-the-science center in the Twin Cities dedicated solely to the highest level of orthopaedic care and the advancement of orthopaedic medicine through outcome studies, research and education. Comprehensive care includes on-site MRI, surgery, physical therapy, research, education, and hand therapy. We have more than 40 highly-trained orthopaedic physicians with a variety of sub-specialties, including sports medicine, acute injury, shoulder, knee, spine, hand and wrist, foot and ankle, hip and fractures. Our sports medicine specialists have served as official team physicians for Minnesota’s professional sports teams for over 25 years. Everyone who works at TRIA is a Park Nicollet employee with access to education and training opportunities that help employees develop the skills needed to move and grow within the organization. Our employees anticipate the needs of and partner with our patients and guests to provide an exceptional patient experience. To learn more, visit

Union Name: Non-Union

Job Code: P1WR

Department: Research & Education

Job Number: 50992

Status: Full-Time

Work Schedule: M-F mainly days

Site: TRIA Physical Therapy and Ed Center, Bloomington

Hours/Pay Period: 80

Benefit Eligible: Yes