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Beth Israel Lahey Health Staff Scientist I in Boston, Massachusetts

Job Type: Regular

Time Type: Full time

Work Shift: Day (United States of America)

FLSA Status: Exempt

When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.

Individual has progressed beyond the Research Fellow/Trainee stage and is functioning at the independent Principal Investigator level. Incumbent in this position may be in the entry to more senior level at varying degrees of independence. Must have been awarded or have completed the requirements for a doctoral degree or foreign equivalent.

Job Description:

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Conducts research in area of specialty.

  • Has the authority to direct and support managers with functional area responsibilities.

  • Has the direct responsibility to undertake the following employment actions: hiring, termination, corrective action and performance reviews.

  • Has full responsibility for planning, monitoring and managing department budget.

  • Direct Reports: None Indirect Reports: None

Required Qualifications

  • Ph.D. and/or Medical Degree required.

  • 0-1 years related work experience required, including, 1 year of supervisory/management experience required.

  • Advanced technical computer skills as required for technical support specific to functional area and related systems.


Written Communications: Ability to communicate complex information in English effectively in writing to all levels of staff, management and external customers across functional areas.

Oral Communications: Ability to verbally communicate complex concepts in English and address sensitive situations, resolve conflicts, negotiate, motivate and persuade others.

Knowledge: Ability to demonstrate broad and comprehensive knowledge of theories, concepts, practices and policies with the ability to use them in complex and/or unprecedented situations across multiple functional areas.

Teamwork: Ability to lead and direct multiple collaborative teams for large projects or groups both internal and external to the Medical Center and across functional areas. Results have significant implications for the management and operations of the organization.

Customer Service: Ability to lead operational initiatives to meet or exceed customer service standards and expectations in assigned unit(s) and/or across multiple areas in a timely and respectful manner.

Physical Nature of the Job:

Light work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force frequently to move objects. Some elements of the job are sedentary, but the employee will be required to stand for periods of time or move throughout the hospital campus.

As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more ( about this requirement.

More than 35,000 people working together. Nurses, doctors, technicians, therapists, researchers, teachers and more, making a difference in patients' lives. Your skill and compassion can make us even stronger.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled