Research Associate II

Job description

Job Title: Research Associate II
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 221856
Job Summary

Prepare, process, submit, negotiate, and administer assigned sponsored programs proposals and awards. Sponsored programs include grants, contracts, and cooperative agreements from federal government agencies, state and local government agencies, not-for-profits (including other universities), and industry (for federal flow-through grants and contracts). Provide services and guidance to faculty and research staff including review, analysis, and interpretation of new awards. Monitor sponsored programs performance. Assist with training of new Contracting Officers and Contracting Specialists. Role may also include negotiation of teaming agreements, non-disclosure agreements, and other exchange agreements.

Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements
Master's degree or higher

Required Experience

Three (3) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of Master's degree, or five (5) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of a Bachelor's degree

Preferred Qualifications

Application of required skills within a not-for-profit, educational or federal government contractor organization is preferred. Knowledge of specific agency requirements including NIH, NSF, DOD, and/or DOE is also preferred

Certified Research Administrator, Certified Pre-Award Financial Administrator and/or Certified Financial Research Administrator

May require obtaining national security clearance.

Preferred Experience
This job requires a working knowledge of grants and contracts administration regulations and practices including those specific to Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and 2 Code of Federal Regulations part 200. Negotiation and excellent communications skills, both verbal and written, are required including the ability to communicate effectively with Institute and sponsor employees at all levels. Skills related to the use of office equipment and specialized computer applications and systems are also required

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Duties may include but are not limited to:

  • Analyze solicitations and assist with proposal preparation.
  • Review proposals to ensure they are adequate, reasonable, complete and compliant with Institute policy, agency regulations and solicitation requirements.
  • Submit all assigned proposals prior to deadlines.
  • Negotiate terms and conditions for sponsored program awards.
  • Coordinate approval certification process and interface with other GIT sponsored research departments, including Research Integrity Assurance, Industry Engagement, Technology Licensing and the GIT Office of Legal Affairs as needed to ensure compliance with regulation and Institute policy.
  • Monitor awarded sponsored programs and serve as contact for all business/contractual matters throughout life cycle of sponsored program awards.
  • Maintain current working knowledge of related federal regulations and agency requirements.
  • Advise faculty and staff on proposal submission process, post award administration, regulatory compliance requirements and Institute policy.
  • Assist with training of new Contracting Officers and Contracting Specialists.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.
Contact Information

If you need further information please contact Wm. Rex Welch, Director of Human Resources, [email protected] or 404-385-0321

Equal Employment Opportunity Georgia Tech provides equal opportunity to all faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including applicants for admission and/or employment, contractors, volunteers, and participants in institutional programs, activities, or services. Georgia Tech complies with all applicable laws and regulations governing equal opportunity in the workplace and in educational activities. Georgia Tech prohibits discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, on the basis of race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or veteran status in its programs, activities, employment, and admissions. This prohibition applies to faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including affiliates, invitees, and guestsOther Information

This is not a supervisory position.
This position does not have any financial responsibilities.
No, this position will not be required to drive.
This role is not considered a position of trust.
This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card).
This position will not travel
This position does not require security clearance.

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Posted: 11/12/2020
Application Due: 2/10/2021
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