Senior Research Scientist

Orlando Regional Healthcare   •  

Orlando, FL

Industry: Healthcare


8 - 10 years

Posted 55 days ago

Arnold Palmer Hospital is a 158-bed pediatric hospital facility located in Orlando, Florida, United States. The hospital is part of Orlando Health and is supported by the Arnold Palmer Medical Center Foundation. Arnold Palmer Hospital is the first facility in Central Florida to provide emergency care exclusively for pediatrics. The Bert Martin’s Champions for Children Emergency Department & Trauma Center is part of the area’s only Level 1 Trauma Center. Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children provides a full range of services to meet the unique physical, emotional and developmental needs of children.

U.S. News & World Report has ranked Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children in its 2017-2018 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings for the eighth consecutive year.

Arnold Palmer Hospital at Orlando Health is currently seeking a Senior Research Scientist to join the Arnold Palmer Pediatrics Specialty Diagnostic Lab on the first shift. The Senior Research Scientist is responsible for leading and conducting independent research. Provide guidance to other support staff in the performance of protocol specific tasks.


  • PhD or MD

  • Knowledge of all regulatory requirements that pertain to clinical/medical research

  • Proficiency in research and the regulatory environment as evidenced by published research and peer-reviewed work.

  • Effective organizational, interpersonal and communication skills are required. Must have the ability to work effectively with staff, faculty and internal/external collaborators.


  • None.


  • Ten (10) years of research experience working in area of expertise.

Essential Functions:

  • Leads day-to-day research activities; provides oversight, special training and acts as internal resource through interaction with technical personnel while gathering, analyzing and interpreting scientific data.

  • Exercises independent thinking and judgment in the absence of established protocols and procedures.

  • Serves as Principal, Co-Principal or Sub-Investigator on grants and contracts.

  • Participates in research grant application preparation.

  • Responsible for research protocol planning and IRB submissions.