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Research Support Specialist

Iowa City, IA

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The Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics is seeking a 100% Research Support Specialist. This position will propose, negotiate, prepare, and administer research contracts and grants with various non-profits, companies, and government agencies for the Department of Radiation Oncology. Responsible for departmental grant submissions, planning, accounting, progress reports, and monitoring of grant expenditures including monthly reporting to Principal Investigators. Assist faculty, staff, and students to identify funding opportunities with understanding of contract or grant regulations and UI and Departmental policies.

Prepare and submit new, competitive, and non-competitive grant applications and administer all related processes related to budgeting, expenditure evaluation, report preparation, and extensions. Act as program administrator for the Department’s Free Radical and Radiation Biology Graduate Program including daily oversight and management of the program and function as liaison to faculty, staff, students and public in all graduate and research program activities. Monitor all program accounts, prepare program budget and progress reports, and provide budget control. Assist with annual departmental budget preparation and preparation of financial reports to the FRRBP Program Director and Departmental Director.

Qualified applicants will hold a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Please see http://jobs.uiowa.edu/, requisition #73255 for detailed information regarding specific position qualification requirements and responsibilities.

The successful candidate will support the research endeavors of an active biology division of six faculty members focusing on basic and translational science in Free Radical and Radiation Biology in the Department of Radiation Oncology. The FRRBP division shares a strong collaborative environment with the Department of Radiation Oncology composed of eight physicians and fourteen medical physicists. Our research includes relationships with faculty within the College of Medicine and the University as a whole.

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Posted 08/06/18

Job ID: 49251658