Child and Family Patient Centered Outcomes Research Scholars Program
Accepting Applicants for August 2016
We are accepting applications for our Child and Family Patient Centered Outcomes Research Scholars Program. This mentored career development (K12) program for junior faculty focuses on patient centered outcomes research and comparative effectiveness research.
This K12 program supports junior faculty, who are on their way to building careers that include research directly linked to delivery systems. The funding for this program comes from the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) administered through the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). It builds on our fellowship training in the Harvard-wide Pediatric Health Services Research Fellowship, but this program is targeted at junior faculty members, rather than post-doctoral fellows. The three primary sites of the program are Boston Children’s Hospital (BCH), MassGeneral Hospital for Children (MGHfC), and the Department of Population Medicine at Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute (DPM). We link with a wide range of delivery systems and have a symposia series on key topics taking place throughout the year. The grant covers 75% of each scholar’s salary (up to a limit of $90,000) for 2-3 years, and provides additional funds (up to $25k annually) for scholars’ research development costs and individual training.
Our leadership team includes Drs. Jonathan Finkelstein (Director, BCH), Erinn Rhodes (Associate Director, BCH), Mark Schuster (BCH), Kenneth Mandl (BCH), Milton Kotelchuck (MGHfC), Karen Kuhlthau (MGHfC), Elsie Taveras (MGHfC), Matthew Gillman (DPM), Grace Lee (DPM), and Don Goldmann (Institute for Healthcare Improvement).
We are accepting applications through November 15, 2015 for positions starting on August 1, 2016. For this program, it is critical that scholars have primary interests in patient-centered outcomes and comparative effectiveness research as defined by PCORI. Applicants must have or concurrently apply for a faculty position at one of our primary sites. Please contact our Associate Director, Dr. Erinn Rhodes (firstname.lastname@example.org) with questions or to request an application form.
Director, Translational Medicine (Pain)
Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Lexicon Pharmaceuticals is currently recruiting for an agile, resulted focused very senior level R&D role, Director, Translational Medicine to join our team in Basking Ridge, New Jersey or The Woodlands, Texas.
The Director, Translational Medicine will oversee the transition of our pain drug discoveries into early stage and late stage development program leading to regulatory submission globally and serve as project leader for the lead program and its back-up compounds.
Key Responsibilities include but will not be limited to:
- Designing Proof of Concept studies and full development for pain programs
- Identifying and executing contracts with appropriate CROs
- Managing KOLs and internal stakeholders for pain
- Scientific input and design of studies in therapeutic areas outside of pain
- MD/PhD or Ph.D. or M.D. required, medical licensure in Neurology or Pain is desirable
- A minimum of 5 to 10 years’ drug development experience
- Direct experience of translational medicine in pain or CNS area, converting discovery candidates to human Proof of Concept studies design and execution
To apply, please visit the careers section of our website: https://lexpharmacareers.silkroad.com/.
For additional information about Lexicon and its programs, please visit www.lexpharma.com.
An Equal Opportunity Employer: race, gender, disability and veteran status
Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test, background check and verification of credentials before beginning employment.
Internal Number: 289-252
About Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Lexicon is a fully integrated biopharmaceutical company that is applying a unique approach to gene science, based on Nobel Prize-winning technology, to discover and develop precise medicines for patients with serious, chronic conditions.
Our world class research and development and commercialization teams are located in Basking Ridge, New Jersey and The Woodlands, Texas. Lexicon employees are ...inspired by the idea that their work can improve patients' lives and we know that our employees are important to the success of our mission. We are dedicated to making Lexicon a great place to work by providing employees with the benefits, services, and programs which will allow them to reach their full potential.
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