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Senior Researcher
The Familial Hypercholesterolemia Foundation
Pasadena, California, 91106, US  
Response Email: lm@thefhfoundation.org Job Description:
The Familial Hypercholesterolemia (FH) Foundation is seeking a highly motivated Senior Researcher to join our growing team.
 
Organization/Mission
The FH Foundation is a patient-centered nonprofit 501(c)3 dedicated to research, advocacy, and education of all forms of familial hypercholesterolemia. Our mission is to raise awareness and save lives by increasing the rate of early diagnosis and encouraging proactive treatment. If left untreated, FH leads to aggressive and premature heart disease.
 
Purpose
The Senior Researcher provides strategic direction and substantial content for grant applications, scientific publications, and FH patient- and physician-facing materials in order to:
·      Play a critical role in expanding funding for new and on-going programs
·      Address inquiries from the scientific and medical communities through research-backed content
·      Collaborate on creating abstracts and manuscripts for submissions to peer-reviewed scientific journals
 
Duties and Responsibilities
The Senior Researcher will:
·       Research opportunities and create content for grant applications to potential government agency funders
·       Research grant and award opportunities from scientific, research, and medical foundations that align with our mission and create content for applications
·       Initiate collaborations and maintain relationships with academic institutions and other organizations that would advance our mission
·       Provide timely and accurate information for presentations to internal and external collaborators
 
The Senior Researcher will be able to work independently and take initiative in grant publications as well as the development and implementation of research. This role requires a self-starter who is very detail-oriented. The ideal candidate will be prepared to juggle concurrent deadlines and tasks.
 
Qualifications
Qualifications include advanced research training (e.g. Master’s degree, PhD or equivalent). Candidate must be proficient in scientific writing, literature reviews as well grant or application writing. Familiarity with biostatistics and data analysis is essential and candidate must be proficient in SPSS, reference managing software, PowerPoint and Excel. Candidate will be expected to interact with a highly motivated team of academic researchers and staff with varying expertise to generate grants applications, research proposals, scientific papers and presentations.
 
Residence in the Los Angeles area is required to facilitate face-to-face interactions.
 
The FH Foundation provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, the FH Foundation complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.
 
This is a full-time position with a generous health and dental package and a savings plan. Competitive salary commensurate with experience.
 
To apply, please submit cover letter, resume/CV with salary requirements and a most recent writing sample.
Company Email: lm@thefhfoundation.org Categories: Healthcare-Research, Nonprofit, Publishing, Science Employment/Position Type: Full Time Required Degree: Doctorate-PhD Years Of Experience: 5 Travel: Up to 10% Travel Authorization: US Twitter Link: https://twitter.com/thefhfoundation?lang=en Website Link: www.thefhfoundation.org