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The Department of Cardiovascular Surgery is seeking candidates for Vice Chair for Research in the Department of Cardiovascular Surgery. As a leader in cardiovascular surgery, the Department of Cardiovascular Surgery at Mayo Clinic aspires to define the way the specialty moves into the future through research and innovation discovering new treatments for patients with heart disease.
The Vice Chair for Research is responsible for all the research activities of the Department of Cardiovascular Surgery including clinical outcomes research, clinical trials, basic and translational research, and innovation. The Vice Chair is responsible for developing a vision for the research activities of the Department in conjunction with the Department’s and institutional leadership, execute the research vision, develop comprehensive research plans for the different areas, and oversee, mentor, and teach faculty members, research trainees-fellows, staff, students, and other personnel involved in research. Promoting the academic development of junior faculty members is another key aspect of the Vice Chair responsibilities. The Vice Chair for Research is expected to increase the department research funding, participation in clinical trials, and develop cooperative research opportunities within Mayo Clinic and with other institutions. A major focus of the research activities of the Department is to enable innovation and accelerated translation of discoveries into clinical practice through entrepreneurship and commercialization. Board-certified in Cardiovascular Surgery and eligible for medical licensure in the State of Minnesota. Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.