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The position: Research director for Modern Healthcare

Location: Chicago, Ill.

Job duties: Supervises all aspects of the research operation and helps establish goals and objectives for the research department. Oversees the research budget and executes all projects for print and online publications. Supervises full-time staff, contractors and interns. Negotiates contracts with data providers.

The company: Modern Healthcare is a healthcare business news source that consists of a weekly publication, several daily e-newsletters and other online resources. It is a division of Crain Communications, Inc.

Requirements: This position requires a degree in journalism, communications or a related field. It also requires extensive knowledge of the healthcare industry, plus experience with business and financial concepts, research methodology and project planning. Applicants must have previous experience involving the creation of new online products, plus an ability to use social media to gather information. Modern Healthcare prefers candidates with at least five years of research experience, ideally in a news-based environment.  

Extra perks: The company offers an employee profit-sharing program.

Interesting info: Modern Healthcare has a circulation of more than 70,000 readers.

Other opportunities: The company also needs account managers, reporters and sales assistants.

How to apply:
Apply online.

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