Vice President, Research

ALS Association
Posted Date: 
Friday, January 18, 2019

The Vice President, Research, will lead the world’s largest philanthropic
research program for ALS with integrity and accountability. The incumbent
will be an international leader in the ALS research community, advocating for
impactful research and for people with ALS. The Vice President, Research
ensure a broad portfolio of research activity, including concept development,
application solicitation, review, and scientific oversight of award activity,
closeout and evaluation, advances the understanding of ALS and improves the
lives of people living with ALS and families and caregivers. The Vice
president will also shepherd the development of ALS science around the world
though workforce and infrastructure investments, collaborations and
partnerships, and convening the ALS research community as needed.

In addition, the Vice President, Research will cultivate the trust and
confidence of national staff, chapters and other partners to establish
effective relationships and communications. In collaboration with other
Association staff, the Vice President will serve as a key interface between
the ALS Association and other funders, industry, academia, service providers,
people with ALS and their caregivers. Vice President, Research will also lead
or support collaborations   and efforts to enhance regulation, policy and
investment to expand ALS research and make it more responsive to the needs of
the ALS community.

The Vice President, Research reports to the Executive Vice President, Mission
Strategy and will collaborate closely with colleagues in the research,
development, finance and other mission departments. The position will be
based in the Washington DC office of The ALS Association and will involve
travel to other Association offices, its chapters, scientific meetings and
other events as determined by business needs.

For more detailed information, please go to the website link.

The ALS Association is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability