MD Anderson Cancer Center Grant Program Manager - GI Medical Oncology in Houston, Texas

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston is one of the world's most respected centers focused on cancer patient care, research, education and prevention. It was named the nation's No. 1 hospital for cancer care in U.S. News & World Report's 2018 rankings. It is one of the nation's original three comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Institute.

The primary purpose of the Grant Program Manager position is to provide administrative oversight to the grant process for large scale/and or multiple grant activities. Additionally this position is responsible for planning, organizing and monitoring operations to support the clinical and scientific activities for the department.


  1. Plan and coordinate initiatives, interactions, and activities related to the Upper GI research programs.

  2. Prepares competing and non-competing applications and the submission of grant-related reports to funding agencies. Assist in writing grant proposals and prepare appendices and grant forms. Establish timelines and ensure prompt submission of necessary materials from co-investigators.

  3. Conduct audits to ensure quality and regulatory compliance.

  4. Work closely with investigators, data coordinators, and Department Administrator to ensure adequate data management for research protocols.

  5. Coordinate grant activities with project and core principal investigators, and report status to the Manager, Office of Sponsored Programs, and the Department Administrator.

  6. Manage Pre-Award/Post Award for Clinical Studies. Negotiates clinical trial budgets and serves as liaison with the sponsor. Prepare detailed research patient care budgets on new and modified research contracts as required.

  7. Reviews, evaluates and correlates research data. Prepares drafts of protocols, research grants, manuscripts and grant reports .Writes and prepares publications and reviews analyses and interpretations of data.

  8. Tracks protocol revisions which impact research contract budgets and assists regulatory team in regards to submission of protocol amendments/revisions to the protocol.

  9. Assists regulatory team in regards to submission of protocol amendments and revisions to the protocol budgets. Ensures proper sponsor invoicing according to contract terms.

  10. Management of clinical trial accounts in respects to site initiations, account setups and closeouts.

  11. Other duties as assigned


Required: Bachelor's degree.


Required: Two years of grant management experience such as grant writing, grant submission and financial administration. May substitute required education degree with additional years of equivalent experience on a one to one year basis.

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law.

Additional Information

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 60,400

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 75,500

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 90,600