Research Administrator I

Job no: 523515
Position type: Support Staff
Location: East Lansing
Division/Equivalent: College Of Engineering
School/Unit: Institute for Quantitative Health 40001033
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Administrative Professionals- AP, Administrative/Business/Professional, Union

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Position Summary

A Research Administrator I position is available at the Institute for Quantitative Health Science and Engineering (IQ) at Michigan State University. IQ offers a unique environment for performing state-of-the-art research with many of the top scientists in the field.

The position will involve assisting in coordinating of application for center grants for federal agencies (such as the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), Department of Defense (DoD), National Science Foundation (NSF) etc,.) as well as private foundations. Working with scientists at MSU and across the country. Editing grant applications and manuscripts. Coordinating meetings with scientists and students. Work with the MSU technology transfer office.

Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills

Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing a four-year college degree program in Business Administration, Finance, or a research-related field; one to three years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in research administration in one or more of the research process areas of pre or post award processes, such as regulatory administration; experience in word processing, spreadsheet and database software; or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience. The job also requires: completion of Essentials of Research Administration at MSU certificate series or equivalent within 1 year of hire.

Desired Qualifications

Experience in preparing grant applications, managing schedules, work with tech transfers, and a basic background in biology, chemistry or general science is a plus. Excellent writing and communication skills are essential.

Required Application Materials

Please submit a cover letter, CV and three names and contact information of references.

Special Instructions

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Work Hours


Description of End Date

This is an off-dated position funded for one year from date of hire with possible extension contingent upon funding renewal.

Summary of Health Risks

-Work with animals or unfixed animal tissue

Bidding Eligibility ends on 8/14/18 at 11:55 PM

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