Research Administrator (Sr.)

At Medicines for All (M4ALL), we combine academic ingenuity and industry practicality to improve access to safe, effective, and affordable medicines. We are inviting mission oriented applicants who are motivated to support our research through the position of Research Administrator. This position will be responsible for supporting the research administration excellence and is part of the Finance and Administration team supporting federally funded research projects and serving as a reference point for the M4ALL team on Uniform Guidance, Federal Acquisition Regulations, and government contracting requirements. This includes the following responsibilities:

  • Preparation of sponsored program budgets and application forms for new research projects and for financial reporting to existing research sponsors.
  • Close review of sponsor requirements and overall grant application support to the M4ALL team.
  • Detailed analysis of award agreement and contract documents, as well as other documents M4ALL might receive. This can include Non-Disclosure Agreements, Teaming Agreements, and reporting templates.
  • Administration of department sponsored program records, and closeout of sponsored program accounts.
  • Process sponsored programs in compliance with local, state, university, and federal regulations.

The preferred candidate will have previous knowledge and experience in working with grant and contract procedures and accounting (grant/contract proposal forms and university internal documents) as well as knowledge and experience in working with local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations. The candidate must possess the ability to consistently adhere to standard accounting policies, procedures, and best practices.

This is a full time position with state benefits. For further information, requirements and to apply, please visit:

If you have specific questions regarding the position, please contact Marianne Vermeer at

Virginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity, Affirmative Action University providing access to education and employment without regard to age, race, color, national origin, gender, religion, sexual orientation, veteran’s status, political affiliation or disability.

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