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Works with CBN faculty to coordinate the submission of their grant applications and proposals to funding agencies. Supports development of budgets as well as providing verbiage on facilities, vertebrate animals, human subjects, data sharing, and rigor and reproducibility sections of grant proposals.

Acts as liaison between CBN management, department heads, faculty, and Office of Sponsored Research & Programs, and sponsoring agency (e.g., NIH, NSF, private foundations, etc.) to ensure success of proposal submissions.

Work with institutional development offices to identify sources of foundation funding and donors for research and STEM programs.

Cultivate and promote inter-institutional grant submissions by coordinating pre- and Assists in the preparation of grant progress reports.

Works with URSA Budget Office to set up and monitor faculty cost share accounts. Works with CBN Project Coordinator to process professional development conference travel and other related expenditures.Works with CBN Business Manager to coordinate spending between state and other CBN financial accounts and to monitor grant-related salaries.

Conducts searches to identify internal and external funding opportunities that will support the research and STEM educational interests, studies, and projects of CBN faculty and their potential collaborators. Notifies potential applicants of these opportunities. Manages the CBN’s indirect cost (IDC) and residual accounts.

Manages CBN’s Foundation account.Organizes CBN staff meetings.Acquires and maintains knowledge of research and STEM educational activities in CBN and related labs.

Works with CBN management to coordinate the CBN’s Venture Funds Program by identifying critical needs for the submission of collaborative and interdisciplinary co-PI research proposals Administers the CBN Venture Funds Program by ensuring that PIs meet expected funding application deadlines.Writes press releases and develops website content to advertise and promote the CBN and its affiliated faculty.

Organize local, national and international research and STEM educational conferences in behavioral neuroscience.Coordinate the preparation of annual and five year reviews of CBN activities for the University.Performs other related duties as assigned.


Bachelor's degree and three years of related experience; or a combination of education and related experience.

College/Business Unit
Open until filled

College/Business Unit: Research & Sponsored Programs
Location: Atlanta Campus
Job Posting: 11/18/21, 10:02:31 AM


Founded in 1913 in Atlanta, Georgia State University is the second-largest and one of four research institutions in the University System of Georgia. The University serves one-fourth of the graduate students in the university system; it is within a one-hour commute of more than one-third of the state’s population. Approximately 80 percent of all Georgia State alumni live and work in Georgia.georgia_state_university1.jpg

Georgia State’s main campus is located on 34 acres in downtown Atlanta. University centers in Alpharetta, Brookhaven, Buckhead and Henry County offer students convenient suburban locations for graduate courses in business and education.

More than 50,000 students annually attend Georgia State University. While 90 percent of the students are from Georgia, students also come from all 50 states and 160 countries. More than 1,400 international students attend Georgia State and graduate students comprise 31 percent of the student population.

georgia_state_university2.jpgThe University offers more than 52 degree programs in more than 250 fields of study – from public policy and African-American studies to biology and health sciences. Degrees are offered at the bachelor’s, master’s, specialist and doctoral levels through six units: the College of Arts and Sciences, J. Mack Robinson College of Business, College of Education, College of Health and Human Sciences, College of Law and Andrew Young School of Policy Studies. In addition to the numerous degree programs, Georgia State offers full- and part-time programs and day, evening and weekend classes.

Students have many choices in extracurricular activities including more than 22 fraternities and sororities; and some 250 chartered student groups, including 60 degree-related student groups, seven religious, 24 law-oriented and 22 multicultural/international groups; and 10 honor societies. There is also an active student government association which includes the student senate and the judicial board.

The Georgia State Panthers are members of the Colonial Athletic Association and compete in 16 NCAA Division I intercollegiate men’s and women’s sports, including basketball, baseball, softball, golf, tennis, track and volleyball. The university announced in April 2008 that is will begin Division I-AA football in 2010.

The university’s innovative Touch the Earth program brings outdoor recreation ranging from backpacking, rock climbing, sailing, kayaking, rafting and water-skiing to out-of-state snow-skiing and snorkeling trips. And WRAS, Georgia State’s popular 100,000-watt radio voice, is the most powerful student-run radio station in the United States.


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