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Research Administrator
Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience
Jr level RA with accounting experience. See for more info and to express interest.
Director, Contracts and Subawards
Drexel Unviersity
The Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP), within the Office of Research & Innovation (ORI), provides leadership in grants and contracts administration throughout the lifecycle of awards by working closely with diverse university faculty and compliance offices to ensure the responsible stewardship of external funding. Reporting to the Executive Director of Sponsored Programs, the Director, Contracts and Subawards, manages the direct oversight of the contract review, drafting, and negotiation processes for all sponsored program related contracts and agreements with external partners. The Director will serve in a leadership position within OSP to supervise the Contracts Team and a newly established Subawards Team.
Associate Director, Research Development - Limited Submissions and Internal Funding Programs focus
University of California San Diego
The UC San Diego's Research Development team has opened recruitment for an Associate Director who will lead limited submissions and internal funding program management. (See link for a detailed job description.)

Reasons to join the UC San Diego’s Research Development Team:
1. Experience managing internal funding programs and using InfoReady are preferred qualifications.
2. The position is fully remote eligible. Our team is already geographically distributed with fully remote team members in California and Oregon.
3. Our limited-submissions program is robust and well-developed. We have standing review committees, well-documented processes and tools, customized InfoReady and Airtable systems, and an excellent partnership with the university's foundation relations team.
4. We are lucky to have a full-time project coordinator, Karen Gutierrez, who supports our limited-submission and internal funding programs, including review committee coordination, competition set-up, and opportunity tracking. Karen is also a seasoned InfoReady administrator.
5. We’re always learning and improving. We’ve recently launched our newest campus-wide internal funding program to strategically advance new research initiatives and support the development of new teams.
6. We're a close-knit, integrated team committed to co-mentorship, work-life balance, career growth, and RD excellence.
7. Professional development and career growth opportunities are an important part of this position.
8. Experienced RD professionals, as well as those working in other domains who bring transferable project-management skills, are encouraged to review the position details and apply.

Hiring salary range: $82.5K-$105K/year.
Apply by April 12, 2024, for priority consideration.

On the fence about applying or have questions about the position? Please reach out – I welcome your note in my inbox:

Proposal Project Manager
Missouri University of Science and Technology
Join our small but growing research development team! We are looking to add another Proposal Project Manager to our existing staff of three. Typical duties will include proposal development activities, project management of the proposal process, limited submissions work, and occasional creation and delivery of workshops and seminars.
Assistant Director of Research Strategy and Development-Major Awards
Brown University
Are you a people person with the talents needed to manage complex projects? Do you enjoy learning about cutting edge scientific research across disciplines? Do you want to amplify the positive social impact of research at a mission-driven organization? Join our team in the Research and Strategy Development office in the Division of Research at Brown. The Assistant Director of Research Development (ADRD) for Major Awards advances transdisciplinary collaboration and innovation by strategically coordinating the development of complex research teams and their funding proposals. The ADRD will:
Support current and develop emerging research strengths and capabilities across campus;
Develop and lead opportunities for strengthening faculty research and teaming capabilities such as grant writing workshops and networking events, ideation meetings and brainstorming sessions;
Provide research development support for large scale multi-institutional proposals;
Identify external funding opportunities;
Proactively build relationships among collaborating entities both internally and external to Brown;
Develop and maintain ongoing relationships with strategic partners, locally and globally.
Act as a strategic point person for institutional level proposals and working with senior leaders from across campus.
Research Strategy and Development Project Manager
Brown University
Are you inspired by opportunities to create a well-organized project that can have a positive impact on the world? Do you have the natural and earned talents needed to manage complex projects? Do you enjoy learning about cutting edge scientific research across disciplines? Join our team in the Research and Strategy Development office in the Division of Research at Brown. The Research Strategy and Development Project Manager is responsible for successfully developing and submitting the administrative components of complex proposals for priority funding agencies as a member of the Office of Research Strategy and Development in efforts to advance Brown’s strategic plan to grow its research enterprise. Reporting to the Associate Director, Research Strategy, the Project Manager will:
Advise, consult and guide the project management of the administrative processes for mid-large scale, complex research projects across the university.
Work closely with faculty and staff stakeholders to define the scope, schedule, charter and budget for projects;
Work with teams to identify and organize priorities and establish processes and contribute to the ongoing operations as well as develop and document processes and procedures.
Proposal Development Specialist
New Mexico State University
Assisting faculty and staff with extramural funding proposals. Work with a great centralized team in VPR office. Great opportunity for contract administrators or coordinators looking to move to the sunny southwest! Experience with federal funders in some capacity is required.
Link: None
Program Officer
University of California Office of the President
The Research Grants Program Office invites applications for a Program Officer with a passion for advancing the UC research mission and with research expertise in engineering, computational sciences, atmospheric sciences or physical sciences, including materials science and chemistry, to join the UC Research Initiatives team. Reporting to the UCRI Director, this position would lead data analytics projects and manage research grantmaking primarily in areas of energy, computational sciences, climate science, industry-university, and community-university collaborations. The Program Officer has primary responsibility for program development and planning, peer reviewer and applicant relations, grant application and award management, program evaluation and analysis, and representing the program and disseminating research findings to a broad range of stakeholders concerned with UC research across the system. The ideal candidate has an advanced degree with broad research exposure, and research program administration and/or grants management experience in an academic setting. Enthusiasm for enhancing the UC research enterprise and advancing the University's research mission, and a commitment to diversifying the research workforce at all levels, are key components of this position. In addition to primary responsibilities within UCRI grant-making programs, the incumbent will participate in RGPO-wide special projects and provide cross-functional expertise to other RGPO grant-making programs as needed. This is a remote eligible position within CA.
Research Grant Proposal Manager
University of Michigan
Serve as a research grant Proposal Manager for developing, prioritizing, and executing grant proposals for the development of a suite of small-large research grant proposals. Responsibilities include coordinating proposal development resources required, monitoring progress and performance against the proposal development plan, identifying and resolving problems and minimizing delays.

Team-based Research & Development Executive Director
Indiana University
Responsible for increasing Indiana University's competitiveness in capturing large-scale extramural funding opportunities.
Grants Administrator
Drexel Unuversity
The Grant Administrator provides sponsored program oversight and administration from the pre-award proposal stage through award acceptance and post-award non-financial functions.
CCSG Data Specialist
University of Virginia Comprehensive Cancer Center
The CCSG Data Specialist will provide ongoing support for the federally mandated reporting requirements of the Cancer Center Support Grant (CCSG) of the UVA Comprehensive Cancer Center. The CCSG Data Specialist will work with a high degree of independence and under general supervision and be responsible for a variety of tasks revolving around the management of our Cancer Center databases. This position will involve collecting, aggregating, cleaning, and assembling reports related to data required by the CCSG. The data involved in the process will include, but not limited to, information about Cancer Center members’ grants, publications, events, return on investment (internal funding, progress reporting, trainee data, recruitment, retention) and community outreach. The CCSG Data Specialist will assist in developing better data coordination and management procedures, organizing, and creating reports from existing databases, and providing recommendations for strategic improvements to the Cancer Center’s data organization. There is the option for this position to be remote/hybrid.
Science Writer
University of Virginia Comprehensive Cancer Center
The UVA Comprehensive Cancer Center (UVACCC) seeks a Scientific Grant Writer/Editor or senior grant writer/editor to provide expert writing and editing support for UVACCC members drafting NIH and other extramural, peer-reviewed grant applications and to identify and communicate open extramural funding opportunities to the UVACCC community. The scientific/grant writer will assist the Associate Director of Research Development and Collaborations in editing, tracking, and finalizing large multi-institutional, multi-project, and multi­investigator applications for submission. This is not a clinical protocol writer position. This would be a hybrid position but a remote option might be considered.
Director of Grant Accounting, Office of Research and Sponsored Programs
Kean University
Reporting to the Vice President for Research (VPR) with oversight from the Director of General Accounting, the Director of Grants Accounting (Director 3) oversees the financial administration of grants and contracts from award setup through award closeout and ensures compliance with all Federal, State, University and sponsor policies, procedures and guidelines. This position is directly responsible for managing and coordinating daily financial accounting and reporting and ensuring compliance with accounting procedures and controls. This includes accounting, billing, receipting, reporting and ensuring compliance with Federal and State regulations, sponsor/grantor requirements and Foundation activities. This position requires travel and a flexible schedule including evening and weekend hours.

Qualifications: Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in Accounting, Business Administration or related field and a minimum of three years of grants accounting experience or equivalent experience managing grants is required, including budget management, ensuring compliance with legal or contractual requirements, recordkeeping and preparation of monthly, quarterly and/ or annual reporting, preferably in a college or university environment. Candidate must have proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite; knowledge of GAAP, OMB Uniform Guidance, DHHS Regulations and NJHHS guidelines; and effective oral and written communication skills as well as strong analytical acumen. Preferred qualifications include experience with Ellucian/Colleague, Cayuse and Workday and membership in professional associations such as the National Council of University Research Administrators (NCURA) or the Society of Research Administrators International (SRAI).
Assistant Director, Research Development
Rutgers-New Brunswick
Responsible for interdisciplinary, large-scale extramural funding.
Director of PreAward Services
university of memphis
The Preaward Services director is responsible for a team of 4 that works to submit all grants for the University of Memphis. We have built an equity-focused program that is making transformative change. We need team members who want to use their skills to help lead an exciting new chapter in Memphis. The PAS office is joined with a Postaward service, office of post award management, and research development office.
Sponsored Projects Officer
Salt Lake Community College
Director of Research Initiatives-Engineering and Physical Sciences
San Diego State University
The Director will serve under the guidance of the Associate VP Research Advancement of SDSU andd will identify, develop, and promote special programs and initiatives to meet the research and outreach goald of SDSU
Strategic Proposal Development Specialist
Oregon State University
The Strategic Proposal Development (SPD) Specialist will work to expand the capacity of faculty teams to prepare large, complex, transdisciplinary competitive research and programmatic proposals for federal, state, and private funding. The SPD Specialist will facilitate proposal development of large-scale, interdisciplinary, and inter-institutional projects in collaboration with pre-award and research development professionals across the eleven colleges at Oregon State University (OSU), and any partnering institutions and organizations. Key responsibilities include coordinating the submission of large and complex proposals, providing proposal development know-how and input on grant readiness and competitiveness, organizing proposal review panels, and writing non-technical and institutional proposal sections.
Research Development Manager
Georgia Tech
Georgia Tech – located in beautiful Atlanta, Georgia – is seeking a Research Development Manager to provide strategic and practical support for the development of new research projects. We’re seeking experienced candidates who enjoy consulting with faculty, review and editing, and project management. This is a hybrid work opportunity within a supportive and collaborative team environment. The position includes meaningful opportunities to innovate within the growing scope of our work. Feel free to contact me for additional information. Apply here by May 30:
Sr Associate Director Research Development
Princeton University
Princeton University seeks a collaborative individual with strong personal motivation to join our research development team. As a key member of the Office of the Dean for Research, you will be responsible for driving strategic research and development initiatives, identifying new opportunities for growth and innovation, and fostering a culture of collaboration, creativity, and excellence within your portfolio. You will work closely with senior leadership, stakeholders, and external partners to develop and execute strategic plans that align with research priorities, and ensure that research development efforts are impactful, sustainable, and responsive to the needs of our community. Our research development services include providing competitive intelligence, research on funding agency priorities, outreach to program officers, project management support, professional writing of key proposal elements, and expert guidance throughout the entire proposal development process.
Pre-Award Grant snd Contract Coordinator
Central Washington University
Job Summary:

Central Washington University seeks a Pre-Award Grants and Contract Coordinator for the Graduate Studies & Research team in Ellensburg, WA.

The Role:

Assist in preparing and submitting grant/contract proposals, developing budgets, and ensuring compliance. Negotiate with funding agencies, process awards, coordinate post-award actions, and provide grant-related training. Support CWU’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.



- Experience with grants and contracts
- Ability to develop budgets and review grants/contracts
- Proficiency in Word, Excel, email, and other software
- Excellent communication and organizational skills
- Experience working with diverse backgrounds


- Bachelor’s degree
- CRA (Certified Research Administrator)
- Experience in grant/contract administration in higher education
- Commitment to improving access to higher education

Pay, Benefits, & Schedule:

Salary: $47,688 - $64,092 annually. Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm. Benefits include medical, dental, life and disability insurance, retirement plans, tuition assistance, discounts, counseling services, and wellness programs.

How To Apply:

Complete the online application and attach a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references. Screening begins May 21, 2024, at search job id: 6250 OR – direct external link

Contact Information:

Christy Gilchrist, Director, Research and Sponsored Programs at or (509) 963-3111

Human Resources at or 509-963-1202.

CWU is an EEO/AA/Title IX/Veteran/Disability Employer
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