A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.
Position has reporting responsibilities to the Principal Investigator and Project Manager.
Scientific/Grant Writer (to support our participating faculty in developing and polishing manuscripts for submission to journals, applications for grants to funding agencies).
• Assist in preparing grant proposals for state and federal agencies and private foundations.
• Help draft and submit progress reports to sponsors/funding agencies; manuscripts to journals.
• Work closely with research administrators at University of Michigan and external sites to ensure all proposal and reporting documents are completed in a timely manner.
• Submit internal U-M applications (e.g., limited submissions) and external letters of intent and pre-applications that do
not require a PAF.
Data Coordinator for a national consortium of academic medical centers examining clinical outcomes in advanced
• Coordinate data collection and data curation for a consortium of academic centers in urologic cancer outcomes.
• Identify and addresses discrepancies in the data collection process.
Maintain Regulatory records for several assigned oncology projects. Job specific tasks include maintaining binders that document/track the history of the study, writing & revising Informed Consent Documents if needed, processing & submitting protocol amendments when the study changes; creating SAE spreadsheets; submitting SA, overseeing studies through regulatory submission and IRB approval, E reports, submitting DSMB reports and scheduled continuation renewals as well as study termination reports.
• Responsible for filing, procuring signatures from Investigators and study team members; collecting CV's from Investigators; obtaining associated paperwork and numeric values such as lab normals/CLIA; managing files (in hard copy and via spreadsheet) and maintaining copies of current paperwork such as current IRBMED rosters; updating regulatory document information (conflicts of interest disclosures, financial disclosures, etc.); creating and organizing information to ensure accurate submissions to obtain and maintain IRB approval; gathering study renewal information from study team; attending program team meetings and participating as an actively engaged member of the Team.
Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and considerable experience in grant and proposal writing, communications, scientific writing, data management, or related field. Excellent organizational skills, written and verbal communication skills.• Knowledge of writing administrative sections of grants.
• Ability to work independently and as part of a larger team; excellent communication skills; ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines in a timely manner; familiarity
with research methodologies and where to obtain expertise when needed; excellent interpersonal skills.
• Excellent problem solving and conflict resolution skills.
• MS Office and Redcap familiarity/expertise.
Desired: • Knowledge of guidelines, rules, and procedures governing the writing and submission of grant proposals within U-M. • Experience writing, editing, and managing collaborative technical writing efforts, especially research grant proposals. • Knowledge of research and grant administration procedures and experience budgeting for research grants. • Knowledge of policies, rules, and regulations pertaining to research activities. • Database software knowledge
THIS IS A ONE YEAR TERM LIMITED POSITION
Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings. Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.
Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally. Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Internal Number: 174879
About University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
A great university is made so by its faculty and staff, and Michigan is recognized as one of the best universities to work for in the country. The Michigan culture is known for engaging faculty and staff in all facets of the university to create a workplace that is vibrant and stimulating.For two consecutive years, the Chronicle of Higher Education has placed U-M in its "Great Colleges to Work For" survey. In particular, the university earns high marks for strong relations between faculty and administrators, a collaborative system of governance, strong pay and benefits, and a healthy work/life balance.