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Research Funding Development Manager

LocationNew York, NY

Ref2018-22641

DeptResearch - Other

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Job Details

The Grants and Contracts group of the Office of Research and Project Administration (ORPA) is seeking a confident and motivated Research Funding Development Manager to join their team.

 

Are you passionate about uncovering exciting funding opportunities for your investigators? Does your faculty consider you the ‘Grant Guru’ and seek your guidance with grant submissions? Are you someone who loves to develop strategies? Are you energized by presenting information to stakeholders and educating the research community about grants?  If you answered yes to these questions, this position might be for you.

 

Our Grants and Contracts group leads the pre-award administration of research grants and contracts funded by federal, state, and private agencies.

 

As the Research Funding Development Manager, you will:

  • Develop positive relationships with MSK investigators and researchers, and identify and prospect exciting funding opportunities on their behalf.
  • Cultivate effective grants submission strategies that lead to successful awards.
  • Partner with faculty and research teams to identify unique funding sources.
  • Coordinate grant development for complex Center-wide research applications.
  • Engage in proposal development activities, interpret and explain funding agency and institutional requirements, and provide review and editing assistance, as well as training and outreach to the Center community.

You are:

  • An authority on pre-award grant submission process.
  • Eager to understand what interests and drives your client investigators and seek opportunities that are a perfect match.
  • Self-motivated, willing to take action with demonstrated ability to establish relationships, prioritize and multi-task on parallel projects
  • Seen as the “go-to” person and easily gain the trust and respect of your client group.
  • Able to adapt to ambiguous situations and produce results.
  • An effective communicator, capable of resolving how best to reach different audiences and executing communications based on that understanding.
  • Effective at gaining the support and dedication of others by engaging them around your opinion and priorities.

 You have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree, Master's degree preferred.
  • At least 3 year’s experience in a research administration office, preferably in clinical and translational research.
  • Ability to independently apply a broad range of technical and specialized knowledge and significant job-related experience to handle complex work assignments.
  • Experience with the development/submission of research grants, and with reading and interpreting funding opportunities. #LI-POST

Application Hiring Process

Step 1
Complete an Online Application
Step 2
Complete an Online Assessment
Step 3
Participate in an Initial Phone Interview
Step 4
Participate in In-Person or Video interviews
Step 5
Provide References
Step 6
Extension of Job Offer
Step 7
Onboarding
Step 8
New Employee Orientation
Step 1
Complete an Online Application
Step 2
Complete an Online Assessment
Step 3
Participate in an Initial Phone Interview
Step 4
Participate in In-Person or Video interviews
Step 5
Provide References
Step 6
Extension of Job Offer
Step 7
Onboarding
Step 8
New Employee Orientation

New York, NY

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