Pediatric Technologies Innovator

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Regular Full-Time
School Of Medicine
SOM: Peds: Innovation Research
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Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
Position involves clinical patient contact., Working in a laboratory, Working with human blood, body fluids, tissues, or other potentially infectious materials.
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Discover Your Career at Emory University

Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.


We are looking for a Pediatric Technologies Innovator who can substantially change the landscape of child health. This position offers a unique opportunity to lead cutting-edge research, with the potential to impact one or more areas of biomedical science.

In partnership with Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, faculty appointments will be primary in the Department of Pediatrics within the Emory University School of Medicine, with the possibility of a joint appointment with other Emory departments. We offer a highly interactive collegial research environment with state-of-the-art facilities, as well as proximity to and collaborations with the Winship Cancer Institute, the Emory Vaccine Center, Emory Lowance Center for Immunology, the Georgia Institute of Technology, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Visit our website for more information on our faculty and resources.



  • Record of Outstanding Research:
    • A record of outstanding basic science and/or clinical/translational research commensurate with experience level with the potential to significantly impact various domains of biomedical science or medicine..
  • National Grant Portfolio:
    • For senior candidates, a robust national grant portfolio, preferably with a proven track record of securing large or multi-PI grants.
    • For early career candidates a proven track record in securing research funding illustrating the potential for grant funding sustainability
  • Innovative Technology Platform:
    • Development and implementation of a novel 'technology' platform that has the potential to be catalytic and make a profound impact across multiple areas. Areas of interest include artificial intelligence and machine learning, imaging, data science, and omics-based technologies.
  • Synergy with Current Research Activities: 
    • Proven ability to synergize and collaborate with ongoing research activities at Emory and Children’s, enhancing the collective impact of research initiatives.
  • Leadership Experience:
    • Demonstrated leadership experience commensurate with career stage, showcasing the ability to think on a big-picture scale and strategically guide research efforts.
  • Interdisciplinary Collaboration:
    • A record of fostering interdisciplinary collaboration, promoting teamwork, and creating an environment conducive to innovative research

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and Emory University have worked together since 1998, facilitating leading-edge pediatric research, training, and innovation. Together, our partnership advances research and facilitates evidence-based quality care for children. The Emory Department of Pediatrics has been ranked in the Top 5 pediatric departments in National Institutes of Health research funding since 2016 and was ranked #1 in 2020 and 2022.

This job posting is for candidates of any rank and is part of our ambitious $200M investment to substantially grow our team of world class child health researchers over the next five years. Click here to learn more about our plan to recruit 30 new world-class child health researchers over the next five years or contact peds.research@emory.edu with inquiries and for more information.


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Emory University is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and equal access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Emory University does not discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. Students, faculty, and staff are assured of participation in University programs and in the use of facilities without such discrimination. Emory University complies with Executive Order 11246, as amended, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veteran's Readjustment Assistance Act, and applicable executive orders, federal and state regulations regarding nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action. Emory University is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through application of its affirmative action, equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training. Inquiries regarding this policy should be directed to the Emory University Department of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Building, Atlanta, GA 30322.

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