Required Qualifications (as evidenced by an attached resume):
Bachelor's degree (foreign equivalent or higher) in Biomedical/Health Sciences or related field. Three (3) years of full-time related research experience Authorship on peer-reviewed scientific publications or grant proposals experience. Experience with Microsoft Office.
M.D. or Ph.D. (or foreign equivalent) in Biomedical/Health Sciences, Engineering or related field. Successful track record of securing grants. Grant writing, editing, and related experience. Project planning/management experience. Experience working with contracts and subcontracts related to research and clinical trials. Experience with preparation of budgets and financial reports as they relate to proposals and grants. Experience with grant submission platforms such as HURON Click and NIH Assist.
Brief Description of Duties:
The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences of Stony Brook Medicine seeks to fill a Clinical Research Associate II position. The successful candidate will be part of a team dedicated to improving the lives of those with mental illness. This includes collaborations with clinicians, image analysts and researchers in the Center for Understanding Biology Using Imaging Technology (CUBIT). Within the department, multiple brain imaging studies, sponsored by the National Institute of mental Health (NIMH) and other funding agencies, are performed in order to better understand, diagnose and treat psychiatric illnesses like major depressive disorder.
The CUBIT environment is cutting-edge, collaborative and educational. The role of the proposal development specialist is critical in ensuring a consistent level of funding for the study team. As such, in addition to exceptional writing skills, they must have excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills, as well as the ability to multi-task.
Assembling grant submissions will involve several aspects, including: collaborating with several departments in the medical school and university, identifying grant sources from databases and developing grant proposals for submission including drafting and editing of technical and budgetary components. Project planning/management skills are required in order to develop timelines for proposal development, ensure the multiple sections of the grant submission are completed on time by the proposal development specialist and collaborators, as well as coordinate needed components from other parties (e.h. budget subcontracts). The incumbent will be directly responsible for obtaining new funding for projects from federal, state and private funding sources. We expect a minimum of one federal R01 grant application and one foundation grant per year to be submitted.
Grant proposal development, writing, and editing:
Work with faculty to translate novel research ideas and concepts into proposals. This includes multi-disciplinary and multi-investigator research proposals.
Explain the novelty and impact of the team's research ideas in proposals to be read by lay or scientific reviewers.
Write specific grant sections as appropriate for the proposal.
Provide proposal development assistance to proposal team members.
Provide critiques of proposal documents in terms of proofreading, clarity, editing, format and consistency with agency requirements.
Create relevant tables and figure as appropriate for the funding agency requirements.
Budget and subcontract development:
Develop budgets appropriate for each grant proposal.
Prepare statements of work for personnel involved in the grant project.
Generate subcontract packages appropriate for the funding agency requirements and correspond with the subcontract institutions around the world.
Serve as the main contact and liaison between departments working on a unified proposal.
Correspond with internal and external collaborators and consultants.
Coordinate internal proposal packages with the Office of Sponsored Programs for routing to Chairs and Deans for their approvals. Submit completed proposals to the sponsors.
Organize timelines to meet specific deadlines for grant submissions.
Coordinate efforts and aims from multiple departments and partnerships in order to meet specific deadlines.
Organize meetings to discuss organization and timelines.
Develop and refine boilerplate documents and update and maintain existing documents such as data tables and NIH biosketches.
Other duties as assigned.
The Research Foundation of SUNY is a private educational corporation. Employment is subject to the Research Foundation policies and procedures, sponsor guidelines and the availability of funding. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Minimum salary threshold must be met to maintain FLSA exemption.
Resume/CV and cover letter should be included with the online application.
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Official Job Title: Clinical Research Associate II
Job Field: Research Professional / Technical
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Psychiatry & Behavioral Health-The Research Foundation for The State University of New York at Stony Brook
Schedule: Full-time Shift: Day Shift Shift Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Pass Days: Sat, Sun
Posting Start Date: Sep 23, 2020
Posting End Date: Oct 24, 2020, 3:59:00 AM
Salary: Commensurate with experience.
Salary Grade: E99
Appointment Type: Regular
Internal Number: 2002280
About Stony Brook University
FROM ITS BEGINNINGS A HALF-CENTURY AGO, STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY HAS BEEN CHARACTERIZED by innovation, energy and progress, transforming the lives of people who earn degrees, work and make groundbreaking discoveries here. A dramatic trajectory of growth has turned what was once a small teacher preparation college into an internationally recognized research institution that is changing the world.