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Research Administration Associate - Post Award

Baylor College of Medicine
Hybrid within Greater Houston, Texas
Closing date
May 13, 2024

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

Job Details


Develop and implement grants administration internal procedures to insure compliance with Baylor policy. Provide guidance and resolutions to issues as related grants management and business operation. Oversee the financial administration of grants and contracts from budget setup through award closeout. Assist in the development and submission of the annual budget for the academic section.

This position is eligible for a hybrid work schedule.

Employees with CRA certification are eligible for certification pay.

Job Duties

  • Responsible for overall research grants management of the department and the Center for Drug Discovery
  • Serve as department approver for proposal submissions
  • Collaborate with Grants & Contracts personnel in the completion of final financial reports and grant close outs
  • Manage salary and effort reporting and certification for faculty and staff, according to proposed commitments
  • Function as pre-reviewer for all research effort reports in Effort Reporting System
  • Monitor financial activity and ensure appropriate funds utilization of research dollars
  • Meet regularly with research faculty to review grant accounts financial reports, personnel changes based on funding, ending grants, and proposal submission plans
  • Provide guidance to faculty and grants office staff regarding financial matters related to sponsored projects
  • Oversee inventory control and asset utilization reports for research capital inventory
  • Assist in space Inventory assignment and conduct the space survey to identify space functional usage and analyze funding vs. space allocation information to assist Department Chairman with space assignments and reallocation of laboratory space
  • Assist in developing the annual budget for the Academic Section
  • Oversee the management of all research budgets and corresponding accounts
  • Serve as approver of financial transactions in the areas of accounts payable, travel, and purchasing; verify funds availability and ensure expenses meet institutional and sponsor guidelines

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree. Certified Research Administrator certification through the Research Administrators Certification Council (RACC) may substitute for the degree requirement.
  • Two years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Must be a self-motivated team player
  • Experience in grants finance administration

Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.




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