Job Posting: Interventional Cardiology Clinical Research Scholar

Beginning Spring 2021

An established cardiology research team (Principal investigator – PI: Emmanouil Brilakis, MD, PhD) invites applications for a full-time research scholar for a period of at least two years. Our research team is based at the Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation (MHIF) in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA and works in collaboration with the Minneapolis Heart Institute® at Abbott Northwestern Hospital (MHI), part of the Allina Health System. The team is conducting several clinical studies, including the PROGRESS-CTO registry, the CrossBoss Firststudy, and the DIVA trial. We are seeking a highly motivated researcher who is interested in studying coronary artery disease and contributing to progress in the field.

The Research Scholar will be responsible for conducting clinical research studies using good clinical practice guidelines under the supervision of the PI. The Research Fellow will develop significant expertise in designing and executing clinical studies, both prospective and retrospective, single-center and multi-center. Moreover, he/she will acquire significant experience in medical writing and the publication process. Research fellows will also gain experience in preparing and submitting abstracts and challenging cases to scientific congresses, and in presenting their work in oral and/ or poster formats. Previous and current research fellows in the program have been very successful in publishing and securing clinical residency/fellowship training positions.  This research position has no patient care responsibilities.

Duration:  We will assist the chosen scholar in the acquisition of a research visa. We are looking for a minimum commitment of 2 years full-time to optimize this training, education, research and publication experience.

Qualifications: Medical degree with track record of excellence. Completion of cardiology training is preferred but not required. Proficiency in English (verbal and written). If candidate intends to subsequently apply for residency/fellowship training, completion of USMLE Step 1 and 2 CK prior to start of research fellowship is strongly recommended.

Salary: Research fellow will receive a full-time salary and employee benefits.


To apply to join our talented 80+ person team

Apply direct using the following link:

Include your CV and USMLE scores if completed and two letters of reference.

Date posted:  November 20, 2020           

Deadline for application:  February 28, 2021


The Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation is an EEO/Affirmative Action employer.