The George Mason University School of Systems Biology (SSB), within the College of Science (COS), invites applications for a part-time, Research Administrator position. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages applicants who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.
The Research Administrator will focus on gathering and collecting research data, data analysis, and a wide variety of written materials including manuscript writing, grant proposals and research summaries. Scientific writings will also include assisting with the preparation and submission of research, service, training, and other proposals to support the activities of George Mason University. This will involve coordination of large amounts of data with individuals in research labs, the maintenance of records and generation of reports and scientific writing needs (e.g., journal articles, white papers, etc.). Renewal of the initial appointment depends upon the performance of the selected finalist and the availability of continued funding.
Successful completion of a Bachelor's degree in Biology or equivalent combination of education and experience;
Proficient computer skills and demonstrated experience with Microsoft office;
Strong interpersonal and communication skills, written and verbal;
Exceptional technical writing skills, including technical editing, to facilitate preparation and editing of grant proposals;
Detail oriented and ability to multitask.
Successful completion of a Master's degree in a closely related field.
Salary: $25 per hour
Location: Prince William, VA
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Special Instructions to Applicants:
For full consideration, applicants must apply at http://jobs.gmu.edu/postings/48358; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.
George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 48358
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