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RESEARCH ADMINISTRATOR

Apply now Job no: 225307-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Department:SMPH/CARBONE CANC CTR/CANC CTR
Location: Madison
Categories: Grant, Research, Contract Management

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 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. This position will bear primary responsibility for coordinating and administering the UWCCC?s internal competitions for research funding, including its robust program of funding for pilot projects and selection of nominees for limited competitions.

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.

Position Duties:

List of Duties

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

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 Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

- Experience in medical, research, or educational setting preferred.
- Minimum 2 years of experience in research and grant activities required
- Knowledge of NIH and other federal and university regulations for the conduct of research preferred.
- Strong computer skills, especially with Microsoft software.

- Prefix assignment determined by years of relevant work experience. A minimum of 7 years experience is required for appointment at the senior level.

Additional Information:

- Must have strong analytical skills and possess the ability to write and communicate effectively.
- Strong computer skills, especially with Microsoft software.
- Ability and interest in working in a positive team-focused environment.
- Ability to manage many detailed projects simultaneously under tight deadlines.

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.

Department(s):

A533400-MEDICAL SCHOOL/CARBONE CANC CTR/CANC CTR

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable

Salary:

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

Instructions to Applicants:

To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply Now" button. You will be asked to upload a resume and cover letter as a part of the application process. Please ensure that the resume and cover letter address how you meet the minimum/preferred qualifications for the position. You will also be asked to provide three professional/supervisor references during the application process.

Contact:

Devonne Tucker
dtucker@wisc.edu
608-263-9404
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. )



Official Title:

SR ADMIN PRGM SPEC(R07BN) or ADMIN PROGRAM SPEC(R07DN) or ASSOC ADMIN PRGM SPEC(R07FN)

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:

225307-AS

  The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website: https://employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) Project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in Fall 2020. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: https://hr.wisc.edu/title-and-total-compensation-study/.

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department.

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