MD Anderson Cancer Center Grant Program Coordinator - Molecular & Cellular Oncology in Houston, Texas

The mission of the Molecular and Cellular Oncology department is to enhance basic research excellence by establishing a strong research group focused on the molecular and cellular aspects of cancer research, particularly in molecular and cellular signaling pathways for tumor progression and metastasis; to enhance translational research for development of targeted cancer therapies; to enhance educational programs for next generation scientists; and to enhance collaboration with other MD Anderson department and thematic programs and interactions with other institutions locally, nationally and internationally; to facilitate MD Anderson cancer related laboratory science research to rise to the highest level in the nation.

The salary range is min $ 52,000 mid $ 65,000 max $ 78,000.

KEY FUNCTIONS:

  1. Coordinate Grant Submission Activity:
  • Coordinate all initial grant submissions, grant renewals and progress reports, issued by large group of principal investigators and trainees.

  • Responsible for working directly with faculty to source non-standard sponsors so as to help improve and diversify the departments sponsored project portfolio, balancing the need to recover indirect cost and research productivity.

  1. Support Personnel Effort Reporting for the department:
  • Backup for personnel effort reporting activities (with Grant Program Manager and other effort report coordinators).
  1. Provide ad hoc support to Research Department Administrator:
  • May help coordinate special activities such as employee recognition events, group training activities and other programs as assigned.
  1. Other duties as assigned

EDUCATION:

Required: Bachelor's degree.

EDUCATION:

Required: Three years of extensive administrative experience. May substitute required education degree with additional years of equivalent experience on a one to one year basis.

Preferred: Grant experience.

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