This position will remain open until a successful candidate has been identified.
UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 11/12/20 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.
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The Moores Cancer Center is one of just 51 in the United States to hold a National Cancer Institute (NCI) designation as a Comprehensive Cancer Center. As such, it ranks among the top centers in the nation conducting basic and clinical cancer research, providing advanced patient care and serving the community through outreach and education programs.
The Cancer Center's mission is to translate promising scientific discoveries into new and better options for the care of patients with cancer. The Center supports one of the broadest ranges of cancer activities in the nation – from fundamental and translational cancer research in molecular genetics and advanced molecular therapeutics, and from population studies of cancer incidence to community education about cancer prevention and risk reduction.
Under the general direction of the Program Leader of the Hematologic Malignancies Program and the Executive Director for Cancer Research, the primary responsibilities of this position are in three areas: pre-award research administration; program management, and administrative support.
Incumbent has full functional responsibility for planning, implementing, evaluating, and communicating about program seminars, projects, and both internal and external events. Develop, implement and analyze systems to track program operations (e.g., procurements, supplies, personnel). These responsibilities include but are not limited to preparation of project proposals, marketing materials, reports, budget preparation, review/analysis of expenditures and requisitions for purchases, and coordination of activities with other divisions and departments.
Incumbent is also independently responsible for pre-award research administration for collaborative grants, which includes reviewing, analyzing, editing, and/or rewriting of components required in applications/proposals, working with the appropriate PI to develop budgets and prepare budget justifications, and interfacing with collaborating organizations to obtain required documents. Proposal submission includes using web-based campus proposal repository systems to upload proposal documents and coordinating with MCC fund manager and OCGA/HSPPO and for submission and the Office of Business Contracting for subawards and contracts.
Responsible for providing project management and support to the Deputy Director of Research and other Cancer Center leaders at the Moores UCSD Cancer Center. Responsible for a wide range of support to include processing medical, scientific and non-scientific materials, various correspondence, book chapters, manuscripts, manuscript reviews, abstracts. Collaborates with faculty, trainees, project managers and other staff (i.e. analysts, clinicians, and research assistants) to support organizational and research functions that bring reports, deliverables, peer-reviewed publications, presentations at professional meetings and other milestones to fruition. Maintain and keep current electronic and hard-copy versions of curricula vitae, biosketches and information for academic review for faculty/academic researchers.
Responsible for submitting, receiving and tracking, biological samples for laboratory personnel for research purposes. Duties will include maintaining a very complex and busy calendar for the Deputy Director, coordinating all aspects of foreign and domestic travel, including: reservations, confirmations, conference organizers, and reimbursements, as well as appropriate UCSD travel office to make travel arrangements for PI and members of the Research Unit. Order supplies and equipment for both research lab and general office. Lead all communications for the Blood Cancer Research Program, and prepare monthly newsletter. Act as office lead for the Donor Stewardship Program, and solicit donations from external sources
Applies professional concepts to conduct analytical studies or projects of moderate scope and complexity to address a variety of policy, research and procedural issues. Fully analyzes issues and problems, gathers data and information, finds and evaluates alternatives and makes sound recommendations.
A Bachelor's Degree in related area; and/or equivalent experience/training.
Minimum of two (2) years of relevant research and/or project management experience in healthcare and/or finance.
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