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Director of Research - Baptist Jacksonville

Date Posted: Feb 05, 2021

Status: Full-Time

Shift Details: Days

Job Summary

Director of Research -  Baptist Health

Baptist Health Jacksonville is seeking to recruit an Director of Research for the entire Baptist system to oversee the conduct of all clinical research related to patient care in the organization.

Director of Research Duties and responsibilities:

  • Develop collaborative relationships with governmental and industry sponsors to enhance and expand the research portfolio
  • Develop policies and procedures for the conduct and  audit of Research in the organization
  • Establish regulatory oversight and compliance processes for research, budgets and human subjects review
  • Establish processes for developing departmental budgets, operational implementation, and reimbursement of all services performed via Baptist Health for specific studies 
  • Create and advance a research team that can be assigned to conduct individual protocols 
  • Be the principal liaison with all internal and external systems seeking to conduct research in the organization
  • Be the principal liaison with the Institutional Review Department, the IRB chairs, and the IRB committees 
  • Be the principle liaison with internal and external auditors
  • Establish training programs for all investigators and team members performing research 
  • Establish and provide oversight of conflict of interest policies for investigators and study personnel 
  • Seek and attract experienced investigators to conduct cutting-edge research 
  • Support and mentor new research talent
  • Work directly with the Baptist Health Foundation to expand philanthropic support for Research 
  • Maximize use of Information Technology, Clinical Trial Management Systems software, and EMR integration throughout the entire research operation. 

Director of Research Education, Work Experience and License requirements:

  • Physician and/or PhD in science-related field
  • Extensive experience in leading a clinical research enterprise
  • Familiarity with NIH and federal government policies re: conduct of research, budgets and contracts as well as audits
  • Familiarity with electronic data capture systems and EMR
  • Clinical Research Coordinator Certification, CRC - preferred
If you are interested in this position, please apply directly!

Education Required


Education Preferred



  • 3-5 Years Management experience in research setting
  • Clinical Research Experience

License and Certification

  • None


Baptist Jacksonville (Downtown)
800 Prudential Drive
Jacksonville, Florida, 32207

Location Overview

Baptist Health, founded in 1955, is North Florida’s most comprehensive healthcare system and the area’s only non-profit, mission-driven, locally governed healthcare provider. Our five nationally accredited hospitals, with 1,154 beds, include Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville; Wolfson Children’s Hospital; Baptist Medical Center Beaches; Baptist Medical Center Nassau and Baptist Medical Center South as well as Baptist Clay Medical Campus, which has a 24-hour freestanding Emergency Center. The most preferred healthcare system in the region, Baptist Health also includes 45 primary care offices, as well as home health, behavioral health, pastoral care, rehabilitation services, occupational health and urgent care.