Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Department: Office of Research
The Office of Proposal Development (OPD) serves Rice University faculty researchers conceptualize, develop, and write proposals to federal agencies and other entities to seek funding for research projects. OPD works across all disciplines, departments, and divisions, with the overarching goal of making the proposal as compelling and competitive as possible and of making the proposal development process as straightforward and streamlined as possible. The senior proposal development specialist, in collaboration with the principle investigator, will ensure compliance with requests for proposal (RFP) instructions and requirements. S/he will facilitate development of strategy and solutions and, in consultation with the faculty, will establish a proposal management plan. S/he will ensure compliance with Rice University's Sponsored Projects and Research Compliance guidelines. S/he will monitor and facilitate lessons learned and debriefing to tailor and improve the proposal process with the proposal development team. The ideal candidate has outstanding technical writing and editing skills, excellent research skills, strong organizational skills, great attention to detail, knowledge of various funding agency requirements and proposal submission procedures, a positive attitude and an ability to work well with a wide variety of people, and an ability to multi-task and work effectively under deadline pressure.
Position Status: Full-Time
Rice University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with commitment to diversity at all levels, and considers for employment qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status.
Internal Number: 22218
About Rice University
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