The Wistar Institute has an opening for a Grants Specialist to join the Research and Administrative Services department. In cooperation with the Director of Research & Administrative Services, this individual will provide Wistar faculty and scientific staff with non-financial pre- and post-award grants administration support.
Responsibilities may include:
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent combination of education and experience) required, preferably in a business-related field. A minimum of 3 years of related grants administration experience is preferred.
The ideal candidate will have knowledge of pre- and post-award grants administration; knowledge of NIH application requirements and policy regulations; experience managing complex grant submissions and awards; experience managing multiple PI grant portfolios; experience with grant submissions and management portals - NIH eRA Commons, NIH ASSIST, NIH xTrain, Research.gov, eBRAP and Proposal Central; knowledge of NIH Public Access Policy; familiarity with Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat and Sharepoint. We are seeking a candidate with stong analytical, communication, organizational and interpersonal skills.
The Wistar Institute is located in the University City area of Philadelphia, in the heart of the University of Pennsylvania Campus. Wistar provides resources to its faculty and staff that enable them to conduct cutting edge collaborative research and provides for outstanding intellectual environments and state-of-the-art facilities. Research discoveries conducted at Wistar have led to the development of vaccines; the identification of genes associated with cancers; and the development of many other significant research technologies and tools.
We offer a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package.
For more information about The Wistar Institute visit our website at www.wistar.org.
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