A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.
Connect faculty to funding opportunities, assist with proposal development and project management for large-scale and/or interdisciplinary proposals, and proposal editing (as needed) with a goal of increasing the quality of submitted proposals.
Develop and present workshops on various grant-related topics (e.g., finding funding, grant writing, team science, broader impacts, etc.)
Coordinate events and activities (e.g., invited speakers, red team reviews) hosted by UMOR and/or in partnership with other units (e.g., libraries, Foundation Relations, academic units, etc.)
Support/provide facilitation services to research teams to catalyze project design, proposal planning and/or long-term strategic research planning.
Develop programming and resources for faculty and staff, such as toolkits, mentoring programs, writing groups, orientations, and individual research plans.
Project management support for the Research Development Community of Practice (RDCP) and RDCP Executive Committee.
Project management, as needed, including supporting the administration of internal funding programs, limited submissions competitions, and online tools supporting research development.
Support for RD communications efforts (e.g., newsletters, funding and event announcements)
Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree required.
Significant experience with conduct and/or management of sponsored research.
Experience in grant development and scholarly writing and editing.
Project management experience with demonstrated ability to carry out projects to completion.
Ability to effectively provide training to others in the form of workshops and individual instruction.
Experience with administrative aspects of activity and event planning.
Strong initiative and demonstrated ability to work independently and in collaborative settings is essential. Must be able to work in a sensitive and confidential manner using independent judgment and professionalism.
Must be able to manage multiple projects and initiatives simultaneously while meetings deadlines and maintaining attention to detail.
Knowledge of federal and non-federal research sponsors’ common requirements and anticipated funding goals.
The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
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