Madison, WI
Oct 09, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

JOB NO.: 96243-AS

Work Type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Grant, Research, Contract Management, Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Office & Administrative Support

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 96243-AS

Working Title: Preaward Research Administrator - UW Carbone Cancer Center


FTE: 80% - 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: NOVEMBER 10, 2018

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $50,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's degree in health administration, biological sciences, social sciences, business or related field required; Bachelor's degree in other field with at least three years of substantial involvement or familiarity in research or sponsored programs administration either in a sponsoring or recipient organization or the equivalent in a self-funding organization will be considered.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

- Experience in medical, research, or educational setting preferred.
- Previous experience in research and grant activities desired.
- Knowledge of NIH and other federal and university regulations for the conduct of research preferred.
- Grant writing experience preferred.
- Strong computer skills, especially with Microsoft software.

License or certificate:

Position Summary:

The primary role of this position is to support members of the University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center (UWCCC) engaged in sponsored research or other sponsored activities (such as training grants) through professional administrative activities to maintain and build on the vibrant and expanding cancer related research portfolio. This includes advising and assisting faculty and academic staff in developing and submitting grant applications, contract proposals, progress and final reports (and related budgets for all); keeping faculty and appropriate staff apprised of status of grants, current contract or grant policies, regulations and guidelines made by granting agencies (especially NIH) and campus research offices; acting as liaison between principal investigators (PIs) and granting agencies (including electronic research administration/ERA issues), University offices, etc. This position requires highly effective communication, organizational, and motivational skills. The ideal incumbent will embrace personal accountability to meet tight and critical deadlines and take initiative to support UWCCC cancer related research goals and priorities.

Additional Information:

- Must have strong analytical skills and possess the ability to write and communicate effectively.
- Ability and interest in working in a positive team-focused environment.
- Ability to manage many detailed projects simultaneously under tight deadlines.
- Prefix assignment determined by years of relevant work experience. A minimum of seven years of experience is required for appointment at the senior level.

The successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring eligibility for employment in the United States on or before the effective date of the appointment.

Work experience should demonstrate dependability, flexibility, and maturity. Candidates must be effective at building interpersonal relationships with constructive interactions, be clear and effective communicators, promote and create collegial environments that value accountability. Employees will also be expected to uphold UWCCC core values as defined below:
- Respect: Demonstrate respect for self and others--behave professionally.
- Integrity: Act with integrity and honesty.
- Teamwork: Commit to and demonstrate teamwork.
- Excellence: Ensure excellence, quality, and high ethical standards in conduct and performance.

The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself but, also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.


Nichelle Hoege
[email protected]
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Instructions to applicants:

Please click on the "Apply Now" button to start the application process. Please upload a resume and cover letter. In your cover letter, please address your experience with the knowledge and skills of the position. You will also be asked to provide three professional/supervisor references during the application process.

Additional Link: Full Position Details

NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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Advertised: Oct 8 2018 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: Nov 5 2018 11:55 PM Central Standard Time


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