RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATE

Location
Durham, NC
Posted
Sep 14, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATE
Pediatrics-Neonatology

Summary of Role:

Identify and execute on strategies to develop and commercialize discoveries from the Benner lab (or broader organization, e.g., NPRI or Neonatology). Title: Research Development Associate

Responsibilities: • 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 innovative technologies through faculty and staff engagement, education and ideation; • Develop new invention disclosures and manage patent strategy on behalf of laboratory (or NPRI); • Generate value proposition, development plan and funding/commercialization strategy for potential innovations; 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. • Manage fundraising to support research and development via gifts and grants; • Promote laboratory capabilities and technologies to increase collaboration and to translate research discoveries into products for commercialization. • 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. Job Skill requirements: • Ability to organize, analyze and interpret complex scientific, medical ortechnical 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

Requisition Number
401494157

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, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

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.

Auto req ID

105050BR

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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