Chief Scientific & Research Officer

Operations · Full-time · Dallas, United States · Apply before September 15

Job description

Job ID: 20002


  • Leads the research and medical programs activities for Parker Health, including the development of annual goals and budgets.
  • Collaborates with external partners, organizations and researchers to advance research studies in chronic care management, patient outcomes, and minority health
  • Oversees the Research Grants and Fellowship programs, Patient Centered Research activities (CDC Health Outcomes grant, Citizen Scientist platform, Bio-Bank activities, Research Ambassador Program, and Annual Survey) and publication of Park Health peer review Journal on Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence in clinical diagnoses.
  • Stays up to date on Parker Health research and serves as an expert resource and communicator of outcomes to Parker Health staff, Board of Directors, and external agencies, companies and individuals; and supports Foundation departments with information, expertise and content to support Parker Health’s communications, fundraising, advocacy and outreach efforts.
  • Plans and directs scientific meetings/conferences (i.e., Parker Heath IHIC Conference, Research Symposium and Research Training Symposium) to advance Parker Health research goals.
  • Oversees the organization’s continuing medical educational programing (CME) and directs and maintains the accreditation for Parker Health.
  • Oversees the organization’s professional educational programs, including live events and online/web activities.
  • Serves as a liaison to the Medical Board, working closely with the Medical Board and key Parker Health personnel to accomplish its charge in the areas of medical treatment coverage, medical education needs, outreach, advocacy and health care policy.
  • Assists the Medical Board and Scientific Advisory Committee with writing papers and submissions of manuscripts to medical or scientific journals.
  • Leads the medical professional membership activities, managing communications with healthcare professionals and developing and maintaining relationships with external medical professional organizations.
  • Provides leadership, direction and monitors the performance of staff in the Research, Development, and Clinical Affairs Department.


  • M.D. or PhD in biology, immunology, genetics or related field preferred
  • Clinical/research experience
  • 5+ years of relevant work experience
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Experience with managing continuing medical education (CME) programs and planning of medical professional educational events
  • Experience with applying for and/or managing federal research funding (i.e., CDC, NIH and Foundation)
  • Ability to convey scientific and technical information to a diverse group of audiences
  • Ability to function in team oriented, collaborative environment
  • Ability to network and establish relationships with key stakeholders, including lay and professional volunteers, medical professionals, donors, staff and industry

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