The research administration specialist will assist the pre-award team in preparing and submitting pre-award grant applications, including developing timelines, drafting and preparing reports and ensuring the grants meet specific NIH or foundation guidelines. The pre-award team submits 430+ grant applications a year and brings in ~$40 million in extramural funding on an annual basis. Job Duties
- Assists Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Faculty with submission of grants for external funding of their research projects.
- Submits and monitors applications through the grant life cycle to include interpreting requirements and making recommendations to supported faculty.
- Approves and monitors financial transactions and activities of faculty grant accounts by reviewing and reconciling accounts.
- Develops and prepares grant reports.
- Contributes to developing and monitoring grant project timelines.
- In collaboration with the Sponsored Programs Office, create sub-contracts and other relevant documents.
- Tracks and communicates NIH guidelines regarding progress report and close out documents.
- Ensures that each application is in compliance with sponsor guidelines, the budget complies with college and sponsor requirements, and that all required sections of applications are complete and submitted in a timely manner.
- Creates grant related budgets for application submission.
- High School diploma or GED.
- Four years of relevant experience.
- Bachelor's degree. No experience required with Bachelor's degree or Certified Research Administrator certification through the Research Administrators Certification Council (RACC).
- Looking for applicants with prior grant submission experience and advanced organizational skills.
Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.
Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.