Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Ob/Gyn.� The position is located at the Institute of Health.� This position is for the Medical School Campus.
This position will work closely with the Vice Chair of Research and the directors of the Division of Clinical Research, the Center for Reproductive Health Sciences, and Gynecologic Oncology Research Divisions, to support the day-to-day operations of the research infrastructure of the department of OB/GYN.� This person must possess an understanding of the research and interests of all research-active investigators in the department, with the goal of connecting investigators to funding opportunities, potential collaborators, and tools or activities to support their research.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Work with faculty, grants management team, and scientific editors to ensure appropriate support of preliminary analyses and proposal development for timely submission of competitive funding opportunities, especially training and large project grants.�����������
Track grants, manuscripts, invited talks, etc. as metrics of research success.�
Oversee the coordination of shared departmental research resources, including tissue biobanks, data analysis support, and cores.�
Promote departmental research and its research infrastructure at meetings and workshops to facilitate faculty recruitment and collaborations.�
Interface with the Office of Technology Management to protect and promote intellectual property developed in the department.�
Lead research operations-based investigations to improve the processes supporting the research divisions in the department.�
Work with the Development Office to communicate research projects for potential investments.
Connect research staff to development opportunities, including relevant workshops and conferences.�
Work with faculty to recipients of training grants to ensure resources are available to measure success and meet milestones.�
Help the VCR develop relationships with new funding agencies to expand the research portfolio of the department.
Master’s degree or PhD in basic or clinical science plus 5+ years of experience in research project management and 5+ years of experience in both basic and clinical research.
PhD degree in life sciences preferred.
Strong organizational skills.
Effective verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
Demonstrated Microsoft Office Suite abilities.
The hiring range for this position is $71,323 - $92,788 annually.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
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