Recruit new investigators to Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center (DDRC); submit IDDRC applications for Director and NICHD approval
Maintain IDDRC project lists, etc; distribute updated information via website, newsletters, etc
For IDDRC (U54) renewals - application assembly, including:
Set schedule for documents due dates, obtain/create documents as needed; understand funding instrument.
Generate core usage tables/charts, cost sharing information, lists of investigators with effort, other support, biosketches, letters of support, etc.
Meet with IDDRC Executive Committee leading up to submission; communicate progress and issues; request input as needed.
Send draft to Directors for review, feedback, and ultimately approval
System to system upload of information
Submission of any post-award materials
For R25, NeuroNEXT and potentially other grants:
Understand funding instrument; determine key personnel to be involved, determine people with various roles (key personnel, mentors, consultants, other significant contributors)
Set schedule for documents and obtain/create documents as needed
Maintain mentor rosters, tables summarizing trainee or funding histories, protocol histories, etc as called for by FOA; use information to create tools for publicizing opportunities (eg, R25 mentor catalog)
Project management specific to IDDRC a. Set (together with directors) meeting agendas, record minutes, b. Progress reports - work with Core Directors, Directors and post-award financial team to acquire materials for completion c. Coordinate scientific advisory board and other committee meetings d. Design and collect core performance data to gage progress e. Lead IDDRC Marketing efforts- for instance, gather and help develop content for IDDRC website; work with admin contact to post; work with marketing/media on any f. Meet with core directors regularly and at least periodically as a group to work on common problems, develop community, and brainstorm new ideas g. maintain an Endnote Library cataloging all department and IDDRC publications; generate specific bibliographies via use of keywords for Department, IDDRC, specific IDDRC Cores and use library to document which publications are PMCID non-compliant; refer faculty and first authors to Liz to resolve public access compliance issues. Other Admin. Tasks
Review consulting and other agreements that require VP or legal signoff
Work with Department Administrators to redesign and configure departmental databases
Assist with preparation of Departmental annual report, annual US News surveys, 5-year Scientific Advisory Committee, Harvard departmental reviews - collect scientific accomplishments, summaries of research funding, active protocols
Generate and update listing of all active research staff on a monthly basis. Upon request, produce other queries and reports for Department leadership from faculty database including alumni lists, active faculty lists and staff directories (by rank, alphabetic and by Division)
Perform periodic tracking of Longwood Program graduates; update academic titles, ABPN board certification, +/- grant history in faculty database
6. Supervise Program coordinator, once hired
Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 4 years' experience. Associates Degree with minimum of 6 years of experience
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