Grant proposal preparation, submission and initiation (75%)
Facilitate and manage all grant application proposals for specific divisions within the department by providing guidance and interpretation of application guidelines and policies. Assist with identifying funding opportunities and working with the faculty member to submit complete, accurate proposals to funding sponsors (including NIH, ProposalCentral, eRA Commons, grants.gov, etc.). Assist the faculty in developing proposal budgets which requires knowledge of appropriate University policies and federal circulars. Act as the liaison to the faculty member and other outside institutions and organizations to establish subcontract proposals. Ensure that all proposals meet requirements in regard to research subjects, RCR training and Conflict of Interest.
Grant Management (20%)
Review award notices (NOGAs) and advise faculty on terms and conditions and interpret regulations and guidelines to ensure adherence. Prepare and review requests to the sponsors (such as prior approvals, carryforward requests, no cost extensions and Just-in-Time) and work with SPA to submit and monitor these requests. Monitor and maintain other support pages for all faculty members and update as needed. Prepare grant close out documents including Final Invention and Relinquishing Statements.
Research Development (5%)
Analyze grant activity in the division and prepare reports as requested by department leadership. Develop departmental resources to assist faculty with grant submissions. Work with the Faculty Affairs office in the Department of Medicine to ensure the success of our early stage investigators.
This position is located in the Department of Medicine within the Medical School, consisting of nine divisions, all of which are engaged in research. This position will be part of a centralized pre-award team
Required qualifications: (must be documented in application materials)
BA/BS plus at least 4 years experience or a combination of related education and work experience to equal 8 years.
Demonstrated oral and written communication skills. Ability to manage time and prioritize multiple projects. Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Previous experience in an academic setting. Familiarity with University of Minnesota and funding sponsor systems to include EGMS, grants.gov, eRA commons, ProposalCentral, etc.
Internal Number: 336134
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