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CHIEF SCIENTIFIC OFFICER
TUFTS MEDICAL CENTER
Tufts Medical Center, the principal teaching hospital for Tufts University School of Medicine, is
seeking an outstanding academic physician leader to serve as the Institution’s Chief Scientific
Officer. In this role, you will be responsible for providing exemplary scientific and strategic
leadership in developing and growing the Research Enterprise at Tufts Medical Center. Through
your leadership and advocacy, a comprehensive strategic plan for research will be implemented
and fully integrated within the institution, faculty recruitment, development, and retention will be
prioritized, collaboration across Tufts University will be enhanced, and the research enterprise
will be financially strengthened.
Tufts Medical Center is home to strong department-based research programs as well as multiple
special emphasis research institutes. We fully anticipate that additional institutes will be
developed over the next several years.
The successful candidate will be eligible for an appointment as Professor at Tufts University
School of Medicine, must possess exceptional knowledge and experience in basic, pre-clinical,
clinical, translational, outcomes, or policy research, and will have proven expertise leading
multidisciplinary research teams. An MD is required, along with fifteen years of life sciences
research experience in an academic medical center environment or its equivalent, at least five of
which were in key leadership roles with a demonstrated record of accomplishment.
Tufts Medical Center and Floating Hospital for Children are pioneers in groundbreaking
research. Research is funded by the National Institutes of Health, private foundations, industry,
and private individuals. Our mission is not only to advance knowledge but to train physicians
and non-clinicians to become the investigators of the future. Tufts Medical Center and Floating
Hospital for Children rank among the top ten of the nation’s independent hospitals that receive
federal research funds.
Tufts Medical Center provides outstanding opportunities for research, clinical practice, and
teaching. We also offer competitive compensation, an excellent benefits package, and the
opportunity to work at a thriving downtown Boston academic medical center.
If you are interested in continuing a great tradition of excellence and innovation in a collegial
environment, please send a letter of interest and CV to: email@example.com
c/o Karen Leibold
Chair, CSO Search Committee
Tufts MC Physicians Organization
Tufts Medical Center Physicians Organization is an EO/AA employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.