Research Administration Specialist

Employer
Baylor College of Medicine
Location
Houston, Texas
Closing date
Oct 7, 2022

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Discipline
Health Sciences, Medicine
Position Type
Full Time
Job Type
Research Scientist
Organization Type
Academia
Summary

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.


Minimum Qualifications

  • High School diploma or GED.
  • Four years of relevant experience.


Preferred Qualifications

  • 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.

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