Careers

Careers 2017-05-04T08:37:35+00:00

Our Culture

We are committed to building and maintaining a culture that values our people as our most important assets and as partners in the company’s success. Realizing that the interests of the company and its people go hand in hand, we are committed to attracting the best talent available. We believe that our competitive edge lies in the quality of the team we assemble to serve our partners.

Position: Director, Patient Centered Research
Classification: Full-time (40 hours per week)
Location: Boston, MA

T1D Exchange is an innovative nonprofit company dedicated to improving care and accelerating therapies for people affected by type 1 diabetes (T1D). We have developed a new patient-centered model that accelerates progress, connects key stakeholders, and links patient insight to all stages of research, development and delivery of T1D solutions. T1D Exchange is a proven leader in advancing drugs and devices to market more efficiently, and facilitates interactions between patients, clinicians, researchers, and industry.

Patient-centered research plays a critical role in the evolving healthcare space by prioritizing the including patient voice in the research and development process, and supporting creation of new products and integrated care programs that focus on health outcomes and patient/clinician satisfaction.

The T1D Exchange Patient Centered Research Initiative (PCRI) is primarily designed to understand the needs of people affected by T1D, burden of managing the disease and impact to health outcomes.  A second aim of the initiative is to identify affected populations and engage them in research activities, studies and projects to advance quality care and accelerate transformative therapies.

Our PCRI will leverage existing T1D Exchange resources and support the development of synergistic strategic initiatives including Improving Quality Care, Collaborative Science, and sponsored research.

  • Patient-Centered Research: develop and maintain PCRI strategic priorities, research strategy and oversee operations for studies, patient insight and research projects.  Direct and coordinate required content to support successful research objectives and cohort development, engagement and maintenance.
  • Improving Quality Care (improving patient care in the clinic): support, when applicable, the developing QI initiative: supporting patient input, insight and engagement in the design, testing and launch of QI deliverables.
  • Collaborative Science: support, when applicable, Living Biobank recruitment and feedback from collection SOPs. Leverage patient community interest as an internal reviewer of potential sample analysis projects.
  • Sponsored research: work with strategic and corporate development to screen and develop external partner and member sponsored research.

We are seeking an experienced and motivated Director of Patient Centered Research to lead this strategy and operationalize the T1D Exchange PCRI while acting as an advisor and subject matter expert on engagement.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Lead the research team of Research Managers, Biostatisticians, and develop content to support research objectives aligned with mission and vision including sustainability
  • Oversee and monitor operations of research projects, studies and initiatives necessary to achieve the strategic goals and priorities of the T1D Exchange Patient Centered Initiative.; with the goal of affecting change in patient care and/or accelerating product development
  • Cultivate, support and enhance collaborative relationships with internal and external researchers, sponsors and research institutions
  • Seek new and innovative approaches to conduct patient centered research by leveraging patient and caregiver cohorts. Identify opportunities to further develop cohorts based on research need.
  • Oversee programmatic planning, working in tandem with BD and Advancement, identify strategic funding sources and work through the budgeting process to align resources with research opportunities. Where appropriate contribute to and/or lead federal grant submissions
  • Prepare publications and deliver presentations to ensure dissemination of findings through abstracts, manuscripts and collateral development. Where applicable leverage these publications and seek opportunities to deliver presentations in support of T1D Exchange Advancement efforts.
  • Provide input on patient engagement platform product development.

Basic Qualifications:

  • PhD in Health Science, Public Health, Heath Outcome Research or related field with 7-10+ years overall related experience,  3-5 in a leadership capacity
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of patient centered research, analysis and protocol development, epidemiology and biostatistical analysis
  • Knowledge of and proven experience in in both quantitative and qualitative research methodologies in survey sciences
  • Ability to develop and manage advisory committees and working groups
  • Strong writing capabilities, organizational skills and presentation skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

Additional Qualifications:

  • Excellent problem solving, and communications skills; ability to communicate effectively with all levels of T1D Exchange colleagues, donors, physicians, corporate leaders, civic and community leaders and other professionals
  • Experience in the pharmaceutical industry, especially in clinical research and product development
  • Knowledge of grant and contract application and award processes, regulations and regulatory process required to conduct human subject research
  • Ability to understand strategic client issues, assess the feasibility of solutions and manage client expectations independently
  • A research background that includes: quality of life, and health outcomes
  • A documented track record of publications in the area of patient centered research and abstract development
  • Additional consideration will be given for candidates with knowledge and/or experience with Type 1 Diabetes.

For consideration, please send resume and cover letter to jobs@t1dexchange.org, or mail to T1D Exchange 11 Avenue De Lafayette, 5th Floor, Boston, MA. 02111 Attn: Human Resources

Position: Human Resources Generalist
Classification: Full-time (40 hours per week)
Location: Boston, MA

T1D Exchange is growing, and we have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Human Resources professional with boundless energy, intelligence and an overwhelming desire to positively contribute to our rapidly growing, mission-driven organization.

In this newly created position, the Human Resources Generalist will support human resources and business goals, working closely with the business services team to execute talent acquisition, management, and retention strategies. They will interact across all levels of the T1D Exchange team, to provide support and guidance for the day-to-day human resources function.

This individual will be instrumental in the employee on-boarding and rewards and recognition programs, while also managing employee data, assisting with the administration of health and welfare plans, and compiling and reporting on HR analytics. They will work closely with the business services team in the management and execution of internal and external events, including onsite training, recruiting events, and professional development programs.

Responsibilities include:

  • Promote and administer company benefits programs and manage HR record keeping to ensure compliance with federal, state, and regulatory requirements:
    • Partner with accounting function to affirm payroll and benefits entries are in effect
    • Manage and compile employee data and report on HR analytics
  • Oversee, administer and communicate the job requisition to ensure company-wide awareness of open positions and new hires
  • Schedule candidate interviews for all Human Resource team hiring, as needed
  • Prepare candidate offer letters and assist with staffing agency contracts, as needed
  • Handle employee on-boarding and employee rewards & recognition programs
  • Provide administrative support for the Chief Operations Officer including calendar management, budgeting/purchasing responsibilities, presentation development, etc.
  • Assist in all aspects of the management and execution of events related to recruiting, training and professional development.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or related field
  • Minimum 2-4 years in related Human Resources role, preferably in a rapidly growing environment
  • Experience with Human Resource information systems
  • Exposure to all HR competencies including conflict resolution and legal compliance
  • Social media proficiency
  • Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint)

Additional Qualifications:

  • Exceptional interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate openly in a clear, concise and consistent manner
  • Highly effective collaboration skills and a strong orientation to working in a team environment; an effective listener that invites response and discussion
  • Demonstrated analytical skills, planning abilities, process management, and attention to detail
  • Motivated and thrives in a result-driven, highly accountable environment where it is necessary to multi-task and be flexible to accommodate changing priorities
  • Proven ability to interface with all levels of staff, up to and including executive management
  • Demonstrated ability to handle highly sensitive and confidential matters discreetly
  • Exceptional customer focus with a cross-cultural sensitivity and ability to work with people of diverse backgrounds.

This is an exceptional opportunity for a Human Resources professional looking to make a clear and immediate impact. For consideration, please send resume, cover letter and writing sample to jobs@t1dexchange.org, or mail to T1D Exchange 11 Avenue De Lafayette 5th floor Boston, MA. 02111 Attn: Human Resources

More about our organization:

T1D Exchange is an innovative nonprofit company dedicated to improving care and accelerating therapies for people affected by type 1 diabetes (T1D). We have developed a new patient-centered model that accelerates progress, connects key stakeholders, and links patient insight to all stages of research, development and delivery of T1D solutions. T1D Exchange is a proven leader in advancing drugs and devices to market more efficiently, and facilitates interactions between patients, clinicians, researchers, and industry.