The Research Associate will direct and perform activities related to the development of large-scale, extramural multidisciplinary grants.
Primary Responsibilities Include: *Facilitate successful publication of manuscripts, including researching background material, drafting outlined sections, preparing tables, editing, formatting, and submission.
*Work closely with principal investigator to develop highly competitive proposals, including drafting sections of proposals, revising/editing drafted sections of proposals, assembling grant packages (biosketches, statement of work, etc.), and submitting materials. Work independently to seek out funding opportunities to various agencies. Serve as a liaison between external funding agencies, corporate entities, non-profit sector, and other universities to lead proposal teams. Coordinate information flow, organize and integrate proposal components, develop proposal budgets for regulatory compliance, review proposals for consistency with agency guidelines, and assure timely submission of multiple proposals simultaneously.
*Comply with all grant agencies regulations and work with University Research & Administration Office to provide development input for all written materials such as annual reports, progress reports and other support documents such as IRB applications.
*Process results of analyses into formats for presentation and dissemination.
At the IU School of Medicine, we offer focused, systematic and sustained programs that are aligned with three foundational pillars of diversity and inclusion: representational diversity, inclusive working and learning environment, and cultural competence. Therefore, we are looking for applicants who can help ensure all our mission areas are inclusive and equitable.
Master's degree required, preferably in a public health or related field. Minimum experience: One year of a proven track record in writing major research and/or education grant proposals and manuscripts. NIH grant experience and healthcare background preferred.
Strong written communication skills; ability to write clear, structured, articulate, and persuasive proposals.
Strong editing skills and attention to detail.
Ability to meet deadlines.
Experience with proposal writing.
Knowledge and familiarity with research techniques and research methodology. Equipment utilized: Basic office equipment including fax, copy machine, scanner, and very well versed using a computer.
Department Contact for Questions:
Sarah Wiehe, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Pediatrics
OAA #: IUSM008102016
Internal Number: 9430
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