Program Manager of SPARK
Program Manager of SPARK
Job Number: 81805
Job Code: 4112
Job Grade: J
Stanford University is seeking an Academic Program Professional 2 to serve as Program Manager of the SPARK Translational Research Program. The SPARK Program has three primary missions: 1) educate faculty, postdoctoral fellows, and graduate students on translational research and drug discovery and development; 2) advance important new Stanford discoveries into novel therapeutics that address unmet medical needs of patients; 3) innovate more efficient and cost-effective methods of drug discovery and development.
You will work under the general direction of the faculty program directors and the associate director to implement and administer the vision, strategy, and goals of the SPARK Translational Research Program. The individual serving in this position will serve as a Program Manager for the SPARK Program. Primary responsibilities may include developing, planning and conducting SPARK educational seminars; providing assistance with the coordination of SPARK global network activities with partner academic institutions; conducting directed research regarding SPARK efforts/outcomes and translational drug development in general; serving as author of manuscripts for scientific journals; identifying translational grant opportunities and writing grant proposals; serving as primary project manager for approximately 12 SPARK projects; identifying and engaging commercial partners for projects ready to graduate from the SPARK program; assisting with SPARK initiatives both within and external to the university to enhance the effectiveness of SPARK's drug development mission; advising SPARK project teams regarding appropriate pharmacologic models for therapeutic development.
* - Other duties may also be assigned Qualifications:
A PhD and experience in development of pharmacologic models in drug discovery and development.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):
An advanced degree is required for this position. Experience with financial responsibilities, managing a budget, and developing financial plans.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):
CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES:
* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
Additional PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: (remove if none)
Location: School of Medicine, California, United States
To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: stanfordcareers.stanford.edu
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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