This position will remain open until a successful candidate has been identified.
UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 02/03/21 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.
Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 02/12/21. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
This position will be hired at the Research Administrator 2 or Research Administrator 3 level depending on the experience of the selected candidate.
The Moores Cancer Center is one of just 49 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 general supervision of the Assistant Director of Research Finance, this position plays a vital role in the Business Office team. The incumbent is responsible for pre- and post- award activities associated with federal, state, private and other agencies. Will ensure compliance with University and governmental rules, regulations and policies. Works with faculty and related academic administrators in the submission of grant applications and other research funding which require analysis and review. Has mutual respect for the roles everyone plays in the mission and understands that often the role will be the only and primary business-oriented resource in the lab.
Acts as liaison with OCGA, OPAFS, General Accounting, OGSR and other central academic personnel in the administration of contracts and grants. Provides fiscal advice, assistance and guidance to faculty and department support staff. All of the above duties are performed in a very collaborative environment; the Cancer Center maintains a membership roster of 342 faculty members whose academic appointments are in 18 different campus departments which often creates complex, unique and one-of-a-kind situations. The Moores Cancer Center Business Office believes in breaking down silos,
UC San Diego is an academic powerhouse and economic engine, recognized as one of the top 8 public universities by U.S. News and World Report. Innovation is central to who we are and what we do. Here, students learn that knowledge isn't just acquired in the classroom - life is their laboratory. UC San Diego's rich academic portfolio includes six undergraduate colleges, five academic divisions and five graduate and professional schools. The university's award-winning scholars are experts at the forefront of their fields with an impressive track record for achieving scientific, medical and technological breakthroughs.