Research Analyst- SOM Dean's Office of Research- Sacramento Campus
The School of Medicine, Office of Research, with an annual operating budget of approximately $10 M, acts under the direction of the SOM Vice Dean of Research. It manages research awards and proposals, oversees laboratory safety, and research space, provides researchers with guidance and support for grant submissions and supports investigators across the SOM and the UC Davis Main Campus who perform biomedical research. Job Summary Final Filing Date : 8/2/2020 Salary Range : $2,613.03 to $5,245.21 (salary grade 23) Salary Frequency : Biweekly Appointment Type : Career Percentage of Time : 100% Shift Hour : Monday to Friday 8am-5pm Location : IRC Building City : Sacramento Union Representation : No Benefits Eligible : Yes
We offer exceptional employment benefits including medical, dental, and vision plans, generous paid vacations and holidays, excellent retirement savings and investment plans, continuing education, and reduced fee and scholarship programs.
THIS IS NOT AN H1- B OPPORTUNITY
Responsibilities The Research Analyst plays a key role in supporting the overall UCD SOM research mission for infrastructure management, grant reporting and reviews, research support, tracking, and marketing. This position serves as the Research Operations unit Supervisor within the UC Davis School of Medicine (SOM) Office of Research (OR) to assist the Assistant Dean for Research and leadership of SOM in managing, planning and coordinating various complex research operations of SOM OR to facilitate the accomplishment of the research mission of UCD SOM. The Research Analyst will work independently with only general supervision on various administrative research operation activities and projects such as, but not limited to, policy development and implementation, grant data analysis/development of analytical reports, tracking/analysis of awards/nominations, and matching funds, and acting as the lead with various units to develop reports, newsletters, website updates, and maintain social media presence.
Advanced scientific degree or equivalent research experience.
Extensive years of work experience in a grant funded academic research environment in a supervisory or lead role.
Knowledge of the grant process (all aspects), limited submission, nominations, IP, core facilities, research policy administration, etc.
Knowledge of policies and procedures for grants, sponsored research, budgets, exception to policy, nominations, matching funds, IP, etc.
Advanced analytical skills to collect and summarize large data sets related to various administrative research projects.
Ability to communicate effectively (verbal and written), understand, and respond appropriately to multiple and frequent inquiries, requests, and instructions in a courteous, cooperative, and professional manner.
Knowledge of University policies and procedures for marketing/branding, recharge rate development/updates, personnel management, etc.
Demonstrated expertise in project and organizational resources management in an effective manner with proven ability to transition on a daily basis between managing multiple short and long-term projects.
Critical thinking skills to make decisions, develop recommendations, and formulate corrective actions based on understanding of regulations and policies, analysis of information, and awareness of current issues.
Experience in providing executive-level analytical, strategical. and tactical project management support.
Experience in preparing briefing documents, reports, white papers, and PowerPoint presentations for various audiences.
Knowledge of research compliance, including research integrity, institutional review board (IRB), conflict of interest, and contract and financial compliance.
Knowledge of state, federal, and University policies and procedures on grant funding requirements and trends; Certified Research Administrator (CRA) by the Research Administration Certification Council (RACC) is strongly preferred
Experience in the use and understanding of computer software and web-based information system applications, including Microsoft Office, federal register databases, OVCR grant databases-Cayuse and C&G. Experience in the use of Aggie dashboard-tableau, SciVal/Pure/Research Profiles, Research Electronic Data Capture (REDCap) and Filemaker Pro are strongly preferred.
Experience using Excel, especially pivot tables, creation/validation of formulae, and complex spreadsheets
Experience with social media, website development (content and format), newsletters, reports, and other external facing communications.
Advanced ability to work effectively and collaboratively at all levels of the organization and to exercise exemplary tact, diplomacy, and political sensitivity/confidentiality.
Must be able to travel to and from various locations. Occasional travel may be required, which may include driving and overnight stays. This position may be subject to a criminal background investigation, drug screen, Live Scan fingerprinting, medical evaluation clearance, and functional capacity assessment.
EEO The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
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