Research Coordinator I

This position will coordinate activities of the Office of the Vice President for Research.

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Manage the calendar of the VP for Research; schedule group meetings, organize travel and meals for guests, manage documents that require VP for Research review and signatures.
  • Provide assistance for regulatory groups within the Office of the VP for Research as needed (IACUC, IBC, EH&S, Biosafety, Research Operations, and BSL3/4/contract directors). Tasks include maintaining records and databases, scheduling meetings and inspections, reviewing and editing documents.
  • Manage the intellectual property requests (MTA, NDA, etc.) through e-mail and coordinate completion with internal or external entities. Perform preliminary discussions with scientists about patent ideas. Manage iEdison.
  • Organize Research Day, Institute seminars, scientist weekly coffee meeting, grant writing/reviewing committees, and training programs for scientists and staff scientists. Provide assistance to the post-doctoral and graduate student group.
  • Organize annual faculty reviews and promotion reviews (scheduling, guidance on requirements, collating documents, soliciting for external reviewers).
  • Organize the internal grant review process (solicitation, review schedules, review summaries, collaboration with Research Resources for awards, and requests for progress reports).
  • Provide administrative support and budgetary assistance for the Core leaders.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILLS: Requires: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university. The required major is Science or Liberal Arts. Requires two or more years of job specific experience preferably in a research focused institution, and a knowledge of biological sciences sufficient to understand scientific concepts. Two years’ research or project management experience in addition to a Bachelor’s degree or zero years of experience in addition to a Master’s degree. Ability to build and manage computer databases and spreadsheets required. This position requires an individual with excellent communication and writing skills and the ability to interact effectively with scientists, administrative personnel, veterinarians and technical staff 

Preferred experience: Experience with MS Office and federal research grants and commercial contracts in the biomedical research environment. Research management experience. Ability to be highly adaptable to varied and changing tasks is desired. Skills: Knowledge of more complex work routines, rules, procedures, or operations.

POTENTIAL HAZARDS: Work is performed within routine office environment with no exposure to hazardous or unpleasant conditions. Physical demands are usually limited to sitting or standing in one location much of the time. Some stooping, lifting or carrying objects of light weight may be required.

OTHER: This is a full-time salaried (exempt) position. Texas Biomed business hours are Monday through Friday – 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Texas Biomed is committed to a drug-free workplace. Pre-employment drug screen is required.

Apply online at http://www.txbiomed.org/about/employment. Application packets are accepted electronically or in hard copy. A completed application packet is a requirement for all positions. Incomplete applications will not be accepted. Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/Disability/Protected Veteran Status

 

Application Instructions

Your resume and application must be provided electronically. Please follow the steps below.

  1. Please read instructions before submitting your application.
  2. PDF forms will need to be completed, saved to your computer and uploaded. Please refer to Step 2 for additional information.
  3. Fill out the online form.
  4. At the conclusion of the application process, you will be asked to attach your PDF files.

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