RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATE

Location
Durham, NC
Posted
Apr 13, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATE
VICE CHANCELLOR OF ACADEMIC AFFAIRS & DE

Occupational Summary

Facilitate identification and development of appropriate teams of faculty investigators to pursue large, multidisciplinary funding opportunities identified by faculty or by the incumbent. Oversee and support the development of individual and complex funding proposals through effective interactions with all involved parties and by providing proposal management, proposal editing and/or writing integration service, facilitating program development, and providing other support.

Work Performed

Through existing mechanisms as well as research and communications with possible sponsors, identify large, multidisciplinary funding opportunities from federal and non-federal sources that capitalize on existing strengths and expertise.

Identify Duke faculty to lead and/or collaborate on multidisciplinary proposals and facilitate development of appropriate teams of faculty investigators to pursue these opportunities.

Manage and coordinate the proposal process, working with individuals at various levels in the organization to ensure successful integration of all parts and full compliance with all funding solicitation and sponsor requirements.

Edit proposals and write or provide writing support for non- scientific/technical sections for complex and individual grant applications; provide comprehensive editorial review; advise investigators on proposal content and organization; assist with updates and maintenance of institutional resource template materials.

Assist PIs with the development of the administrative/management plan for the project.

Provide assistance with the development of project strategy and the coordination of site visit and/or other follow-up inquiries.


Requisition Number
401247242

Location
Durham

Duke Entity
MEDICAL CENTER

Job Code
1310 RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATE

Job Family Level
81

Exempt/Non-Exempt
Exempt

Full Time / Part Time
FULL TIME

Regular / Temporary
Regular

Shift
First/Day

Minimum Qualifications
Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

Education

Bachelor's degree in English, communications, business or a related field with demonstration of understanding of and familiarity with a broad range of science or technical subject matter is preferred. Advanced degree is highly desirable.

Experience

Three years of experience working with extramural grants and contracts.

Preference for experience with applications to federal agencies including National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation, and Department of Defense.

Skills Ability to organize, analyze and interpret complex scientific, medical or technical data is required; proven ability to make complex information understandable to a broad range of audiences is desirable.

Must be able to write clearly and concisely.

Must possess excellent written and verbal interpersonal and communication skills and be able to effectively interact with individuals at all levels in the organization.

Must be able to balance the needs of multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced, often deadline-driven environment where priorities change in response to external needs and opportunities.

Must be able to work both independently and as part of a team.

Auto req ID

88687BR

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

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