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Provides science writing and editorial expertise; provides research development support to teams of investigators leading large-scale scientific grant proposals (e.g., NIH P01, P30, P50, and cooperative agreements U19, U54, etc.).
Write initial drafts and/or provide templates of management and mentoring plans, institutional resources, and other administrative sections of grant proposals, working closely with investigators and departmental administration.
Developmental editing of scientific sections of proposals, editing for clarity, consistency, flow, and length.
Work closely with pre-award grant & contract administrators, faculty, other RDT members, and science illustrators, to ensure efficient facilitation of proposal submission process.
Help foster new collaborations and interactions amongst faculty from different Departments, different Divisions, and from different areas of focus (e.g., basic researchers and clinicians, experimental and computational scientists etc.) in preparation for and well ahead of any proposal deadlines.
Conduct institutional research involving comparison with our peer institutions; data collection, developing metrics and analysis.
Tracks progress, conducts analysis, as well as prepares for and facilitates project meetings. Ensures adherence to quality standards and reviews project deliverables.
Acts as a resource and subject matter expert for project team and provides analytical guidance. Interprets complex project issues and provides analytical guidance to a project team.
Performs other related work as needed.
PhD in STEM-related field.
Experience working with faculty in an academic setting.
Familiarity with academic values and culture.
Experience working with NIH program projects or cooperative agreements (e.g., P30, P50, U19, U54 etc.).
Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, set priorities, and meet tight deadlines.
Excellent communication (oral, written) and editing skills.
Attention to detail and a commitment to providing a high level of service.
High degree of professionalism, diplomacy skills, and ability to handle confidential information.
Ability to interact with and win the trust and confidence of others.
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