Stanford University School of Medicine (SoM) was founded in 1858 with a mission to be a premier research-intensive medical school that improves health through leadership, diversity, and a collaborative approach to discovery and innovation in patient care, education, and research. With over 2,000 faculty, each providing a unique mix of research, education and patient care effort, organized in 29 different departments and 9 different institutes and centers, supported by over 3,500 staff, occupying 2.5M square feet of academic space in over 80 buildings, and collectively generating about $2.4b in revenues, the Stanford University School of Medicine is a truly complex organization.
The Stanford Research Development Office (SRDO) assists medical school faculty coordinate and prepare grant applications for large multidisciplinary biomedical projects. It also helps early career faculty fund their first independent research projects. The SRDO reports to the Senior Associate Dean of Research in the Dean's Office of the SoM.
The SRDO is currently seeking a Grant Development Officer to work under the general direction of the Director of the SRDO, SRDO staff, and faculty to develop, implement, and administer the vision, strategy, and goals of the SoM. This position will be responsible for strategic planning, program/project management, and working with faculty to develop, edit, and submit grant proposals to federal and non-federal funding agencies. The incumbent will assist with increasing the competitiveness of extramural funding proposals and with identifying strategic funding opportunities.
Consult with and offer support to faculty in developing their research proposals. This includes proposal writing, as well as consolidating, editing, and formatting of documents. Work closely with RMG (Research Management Group) on submissions, and acts as liaison between RMG and faculty. Prepare administrative and technical sections as needed, maintain biosketches, prepare letters of support and PI waiver letters, manage milestones and deadlines, and assist with progress reports.
Write and/or edit complex content for grant proposals.
Coach faculty on writing grant applications.
Identify, establish and facilitate collaborative research teams, and provide project management support including timeline development, team organization, sub-award organization, meeting scheduling and coordination of external reviews as necessary.
Contribute to and inform on strategic program/entity planning and related funding and financial sustainability.
Analyze data, create reports/tables, review trends, and make program improvement recommendations. May develop or contribute to outreach strategy related to program communications, development, partnerships, and fundraising/funding.
* - Other duties may also be assigned
PhD in a biomedical science or related field.
Experience with developing, editing, and reviewing of grant applications, including service on study sections or grant review committees.
Experience with applying for, and preferably winning, grants as a principal investigator.
Membership in professional organizations such as NORDP, AMWA, NCURA, or others.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):
Advanced degree or combination of relevant education, training, and/or experience. Typically three or more years of experience in area of specialization. Experience with science writing and budget development related to grant applications.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):
Excellent oral, written, and analytical skills, exhibiting fluency in area of specialization.
Demonstrated skill in translating complex scientific concepts into written proposals.
Ability to work effectively with diverse faculty with diverse needs and working styles in an academic setting.
Ability to consistently meet deadlines.
Ability to manage multiple projects and prioritize them accordingly.
Knowledge of federal funding agencies, e.g., NIH, NSF, DOD, DARPA and others, and their grant application processes.
CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES: For teaching jobs, advanced degree or certification may be required for some programs. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*:
Occasionally use a telephone, writing by hand, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 40 pounds.
Rarely sort/file paperwork or parts, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh >40 pounds.
Ability to use voice to present information/communicate with others.
* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job. WORKING CONDITIONS:
May work extended hours, evenings or weekends.
May travel locally.
Occasional overnight travel.
Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.
Location: School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United States Schedule: Classification Level:
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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