Research Grants Specialist II
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.
ResponsibilitiesRequisition # HRC1288441
The Research Grant Specialist works with Principal Investigator (PI) in the oversight and submission of all federal and non-federal pre- and post- award grant administrative processes; including reviewing sections of proposals to ensure requirements are met, preparing and/or reviewing budgets to ensure completeness and accuracy, monitors expenses and expenditure restrictions, performs reconciliations and research related financial reporting. Ensures compliance with all federal, state and local agencies including the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Department of Defense (DOD), Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Institutional Review Board (IRB). Serves as liaison between departments, research groups, Office of Research Administration (ORA), and accounting and finance department. Prepares and routes internal documents for approvals and processing, works with PI's and ORA staff to submit all deliverables in a timely manner.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities include:
Works with principal investigator to complete and submit federal and non-federal grants. May contribute content to standard sections of grant applications.
Performs all Pre and Post award administrative functions.
Prepares internal documents for approvals and processing.
Monitors grant accounts, tracks all expenses, provides grant and financial reconciliation, and research-related financial reporting.
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.
Prepare and negotiate budgets for clinical trials.
Assist with research participant billing.
Ensures compliance with all internal policies and procedures.
Ensures compliance with all federal, state, and local agencies.
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.
Performs all other duties as assigned.
BA/BS - Minimum
ACRP/SOCRA - Preferred
Three (3) years minimum experience in administration of research grants, or equivalent combination of education and experience - Minimum
Five (5) years preferred experience in administration of research grants, or equivalent combination of education and experience - Preferred
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Working Title: Research Grants Specialist II
Department: OB/GYN Prof
Business Entity: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
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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