DIR, RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT

Location
Durham, NC
Posted
Jun 24, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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DIR, RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT
Medicine - General

Department of Medicine Director of Research Development

* Identify research funding opportunities and potential collaboration with government agencies (domestic and foreign), institutions, universities, and industries.

Assess the suitability and potential for success for new research and educational opportunities and provide information to senior leadership and faculty.

Funding opportunities should cross multiple disciplines/divisions and departments.

Working with principal investigators (PIs), coordinate and facilitate proposal preparation for complex funding opportunities and partnerships.

Provide strategic advice to PIs and faculty teams with regard to funding opportunities, program design, and proposal submission.

* Facilitate strategic planning meetings with faculty and PIs on new initiatives.

Determine appropriate resources required to pursue new initiatives.

Work with PIs to insure successful competitive site visits for new initiatives, when being reviewed by funding organizations.

Identify and support partnerships with academic and community organizations internal and external to Duke University for funding opportunities.

Provide program teams with proposal content for complex projects including but not limited to NSF center proposals,fully qualified cost proposals, and non-federal contracts.

Develop, clarify or reduce department research policies; advise and assist project directors and department support offices to ensure compliance with policies set forth by the University, Medical Center and external agencies.

* Provide information to manager of research development teams for recruitment and training of team. Identify new administrative mechanisms as needed to implement new programs.

Represent initiatives for funding agencies and liaise with potential partner institutions.

Develop liaisons and coordinate appropriate activities with related University and Medical Center functions such as Sponsored Programs, University and Medical Center Development and Technology Transfer.

* Facilitate the pre-award review of complex proposals with multiple PIs ensuring conformity with University, Medical Center and funding agency policies and procedures in alignment with the Departmental grants team.

Assist PI with monitoring and coordinating grant and contract implementation with project directors and central pre-award offices.

Establish and maintain contacts with representatives of funding sources.

* Maintain and advise faculty on biosketches, other support, facilities and other core documents which are essential when submitting applications.

This should translate into a Department Library of all core documents.

Ensure compliance with federal guidelines around publications and recognition in the research.

* Coordinate with the Dept of Medicine Research Development Council to provide peer concept reviews when recommended or requested.

Requisition Number
401253947

Location
Durham

Duke Entity
MEDICAL CENTER

Job Code
1058 DIR, RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT

Job Family Level
94

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, science, business or a related field. Advanced degree is highly desirable with demonstration of an understanding and familiarity with a broad range of science or technical subject matter.

Experience

Seven years of experience working with extramural grants and contracts. OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

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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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