Research Grant Specialist II - Department of Medicine - Hybrid
Los Angeles, California
Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. By joining us in an academic role, you’ll be a part of formulating future ideas for discovery and then translating those discoveries into cures for the benefit and health of the Los Angeles community.
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- Level: Mid to Senior
- Travel: Minimal (if any)
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Discovery is central to Cedars-Sinai’s mission. Our laboratories and clinics generate ideas, therapies, devices, and systems that contribute to biomedical progress around the world. Cedars-Sinai’s investigators push the frontiers of biomedicine with studies in cardiac care, cancer, digestive health, the neurosciences, women’s health, and more. Cedars-Sinai’s robust academic enterprise shapes the experts who will help redefine medicine for the next generation.
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About the Role
**This position is hybrid**
The Research Grant Specialist works with Principal Investigator to complete and submit federal and non-federal grants and serves as the liaison between department or research groups and sponsored research funds administration, accounting, and finance departments. This role generally performs all Pre and Post award administrative functions, including, but not limited to, ensuring internal documents are prepared and routed for signature and processing, monitoring grant accounts, tracking all expenses, providing grant and financial reconciliation, and research-related financial reporting. The incumbent ensures compliance with all internal policies and procedures, federal and local agency requirements including the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and local Institutional Review Board.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
- May contribute content to standard sections of grant applications.
- Monitors grant accounts, tracks all expenses, provides grant and financial reconciliation.
- Monitors Time & Effort for accurate reporting and performs necessary funding corrections via direct cost transfer requests.
- Responsible for grant close out.
- Identifies opportunities for research funding opportunities.
- May negotiate budgets for clinical trials.
- May assist with research participant billing.
- Maintains research practices using Good Clinical Practice (GCP) guidelines.
- Maintains strict patient confidentiality according to HIPAA regulations and applicable law.
- Participates in required training and education programs.
- Creates clinical trial budgets and works with research coordinators on post-award management (invoicing, monthly reporting, cost transfers, project closeouts).
- Works with DOM Manager, Division Directors, and research faculty to provide deficit resolution on sponsored research projects.
- Creates research staffing models and projections.
- Meets monthly with research programs to review research portfolios.
- Bachelor's of Arts or Sciences degree, required
Experience and Skills:
- Three to five (3-5) years minimum experience in administration of research grants.
- Experience working with research groups, Office of Research Administration, Finance, Purchasing, Academic Administration, highly preferred.
- Experience with federal and non-federal grant preparation and monitoring.
- Ability to establish and coordinate grants and funds administration procedures to include business practices and procedures in fields such as customer service, Payroll, Human Resources, Purchasing, Accounting, and Accounts Payable (AP).
Working Title: Research Grant Specialist II - Department of Medicine - Hybrid
Department: Department of Medicine Admin
Business Entity: Service Lines & Ops
Job Category: Academic/Research
Job Specialty: Contract & Grant Budgeting/Funding
Position Type: Full-time
Shift Length: 8 hour shift
Shift Type: Day
Base Pay: $71,300.00 - $121,000.00
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