Opportunity Details

Emergency Medicine

Commensurate w/Experience

Assistant Research Director

Washington University Emergency Medicine is seeking an Assistant Research Director to help lead a large, nationally-recognized research group. 

Washington University Emergency Medicine is currently engaged in research projects ranging from industry-sponsored clinical trials to federally-funded grants.  The division also runs an Emergency Care Research Core (ECRC) which provides screening and recruitment resources to the university in studies involving acute illness and injury.  The ECRC infrastructure includes 10 research coordinators with 24/7 emergency department coverage, 3 information technology specialists, and 1 data/statistical analyst.

The Emergency Medicine Division staffs the Barnes-Jewish Hospital Emergency Department (academic medical center, 90,000 patients/year, Level 1 trauma center) as well as associated community hospitals.  The division supports a fully-accredited four-year EM residency with 13 residents per class and multiple fellowship programs.

Recognized as one of the nation’s most affordable cities, St. Louis features renowned suburbs with top-ranked schools, abundant outdoor activities and Midwest hospitality.

Required qualifications:

  • Experience as a Principal Investigator of prospective, interventional, and clinical trials (2-3 years)

  • Experience with both industry-funded and grant-funded research studies

  • Grant writing/review experience

  • Leadership experience including the ability to train research staff and oversee study initiation

  • Board Certified Physician in Emergency Medicine

Brent E. Ruoff, M.D.



No end date

An Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer

Washington University seeks an exceptionally qualified and diverse faculty; women, minorities, protected veterans and candidates with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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