The IU Simon Cancer Center's Survivorship Research Program mission and vision is to use research to predict who is susceptible to toxicities in cancer treatment and then alter treatment to protect the patient from long-term effects. The CSRP's mission is focused on survivorship, symptom management, cancer prevention, and creating better supportive care for all patients and survivors globally.
If you are a resourceful self-starter who thrives in a fast-paced environment with task variety and the opportunity to make an impact, our Protocol and Grant Development Specialist position may be for you.
The Protocol and Grant Development Specialist for the Cancer Survivorship Research Program will create, organize, administer and manage fiscal and administrative aspects related to grants and research projects. This position is also responsible for the development, verification, and accuracy of proposals for external funding from government agencies, foundations, corporations and private individuals. A high level of accountability and willingness to take full ownership of the grant proposals is required. The specialist will assist in the writing of large, multidisciplinary proposals and participate in discussions with the faculty proposal team to develop components of proposals as assigned by the principal investigator and to integrate proposal components submitted by other participants in the project. This position will require a clear understanding of acquiring peer-reviewed research funding to align with the program's strategic goals, which includes writing and formatting the proposal as well as revising, editing and proof-reading; the position will also require in-depth knowledge of the processes involved in writing scientific research manuscripts. Additionally, this position will assist the program manager in the completion/submission of all IRB and other internal/external regulatory required documentation.
REQUIRED: Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in science or health-related field and three years combined grant development, grant writing, clinical research and/or research regulatory IRB experience.
Combinations of related education and experience may be considered.
The successful candidate will possess strong computer software skills using Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), EndNote, a high level of organization and multi-tasking skills, strong verbal and written communication skills, proper grammar skills, the ability to draft correspondence and proofread accurately, reasoning aptitude, ability to work with extremely confidential information, able to work independently and with groups of internal and external colleagues. Will take initiative and assume responsibility for solving problems, making improvements and delivering high quality services/work.
Knowledge and experience in an academic research setting.
Salary Plan: PAO
Salary Grade: 2AD
Campus: IUPUI - Indianapolis
Department: CANCER CENTER (IN-CANC-IUINA)
Internal Number: 73967
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