A little about us:
The mission of the Lieber Institute for Brain Development is to translate the understanding of basic genetic and molecular mechanisms of schizophrenia and related developmental brain disorders into clinical advances that change the lives of affected individuals. We are focused on improving the lives of people with brain disorders.
We are an independent 501(c)(3) medical research institute located on the JHU medical campus in Baltimore, Maryland. We have an energetic, dynamic staff who are fully committed to doing whatever is possible to achieve the mission of the Lieber Institute, which is led by Daniel Weinberger, MD, one of the world’s leading authorities on schizophrenia. We collaborate with scientists all over the world on forward thinking and fundable projects. Currently, we have a portfolio of approximately $50M in external funding.
We are seeking an experienced Research Administrator.
The Research Administrator will be responsible for the management and coordination of an Institute wide grants and contracts portfolio including federal and foundation funding. The person will ensure that grants submitted from the Institute are of the highest quality, are well written and portray the science as effectively as possible, while adhering to the standards of the granting agency. The person will play an active role in the Pre-Award process providing planning, technical and administrative support to faculty and staff. The person will also ensure that Post Award compliance is maintained as well as direct the grant close out process. Finally, the successful candidate will be actively involved in all financial aspects from establishing the budget through close out.
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We value our people and provide an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, matching retirement program, generous paid time off, and accommodations for new parents.
EEOC Statement: The Lieber Institute for Brain Development is proudly an equal employment opportunity and equal professional advancement employer. Employment decisions at the Lieber Institute for Brain Development are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. It is our policy that the Lieber Institute does not discriminate in employment opportunities on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, marital status, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, physical or mental disability, sexual preference/orientation or veteran status with regard to any position or employment for which the applicant or employee is qualified.
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