Director, Research Administration

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) is the oldest and largest cancer center in the United States. It is designated by the National Cancer Institute as a Comprehensive Cancer Center and is located in New York City, in the heart of a thriving research corridor that includes Rockefeller University and Weill Cornell Medical Center.

MSKCC is currently seeking an experienced research administrator to direct its Office of Research Administration, a key unit with responsibility for managing all funds in support of research. With an annual research budget of over $300 million, MSKCC has implemented a ten-year plan to significantly increase its research enterprise, which included the construction of a 21-story research building in 2005. An adjacent seven story building is due to be completed by 2010.

Reporting to the Vice President for Research and Technology Management, the Director will have at least five years of research administration experience in either a university or academic medical center with a Bachelor’s degree in business administration, finance or related field; Master’s degree preferred. The proven leader will have in-depth knowledge of grant and contract policies, procedures and regulations, as well as possess the management and interpersonal skills to direct and develop a diverse research workforce. The successful candidate will also possess the expertise to implement new initiatives in collaboration with key ancillary offices, to ensure MSKCC’s research community has a robust and responsive research administration infrastructure.

MSKCC offers a very competitive salary and benefits package. To apply for this position, please send your resume to: .EOE/AA.

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Background Information

4-Year Degree


  • Non-Profit
  • Research Administrator/Manager

Authorized to work in the US


Target Job Information

  • Full Time