Research Fellow, Cardiovascular Medicine
Brigham & Women's Hospital
 Boston, MA

RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP IN ADVANCED HEART DISEASE

The Division of Cardiovascular Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA seeks a highly motivated research fellow to join a world-class faculty in the Center for Advanced Heart Disease for one year. The aim of The Daniel Pierce Family Fellowship in Advanced Heart Disease is to gain new knowledge and enhance outcomes of patients with inflammatory or infiltrative cardiomyopathies. A particular focus of ongoing clinical research is related to cardiac sarcoidosis: (see: The successful applicant will become an integral part of a well-established, innovative and internationally recognized research group, and collaborate with a multidisciplinary team of cardiologists, imaging specialists and pathologists. Responsibilities of the clinical research fellow will include:

  • Subject recruitment and enrollment
  • Data collection, analysis and interpretation
  • Abstract and manuscript preparation, and grant writing as needed
  • Communication with IRB, hospital and other regulatory agencies
  • Sharing science in the form of presentations, posters and conference participation

Skills, abilities and competencies required:

  • Strong research design and analytical skills
  • Strong written and verbal presentation skills
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills

The fellow is required to have received an MD degree and completed training in internal medicine and ideally in general cardiology. The fellow will work under the supervision of Michael M. Givertz, MD, and receive training, professional development, and mentorship during the appointment period. The successful applicant is expected to have demonstrated dedication to and success in research. Additional qualities considered as strong indicators of success include commitment to patient care and outstanding interpersonal skills. Knowledge of inflammatory disorders as they pertain to the care of patients with cardiovascular disease will also be strongly considered. Experience with database creation/maintenance and biostatistics is recommended.

Highly-qualified applicants are requested to forward a brief statement of interest and their curriculum vitae to Michael M. Givertz, MD, Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115. Fax: 617-264-5265 or Email: mgivertz@bwh.harvard.edu.

Brigham and Women’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, veteran status, disability unrelated to job requirements, genetic information, military service, or other protected status.

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