SBP is a preeminent, independent biomedical research institute dedicated to understanding human biology and disease, and advancing scientific discoveries to profoundly impact human health. For over 40 years, our research has produced breakthroughs in cancer, neuroscience, immunology and children’s diseases, and is anchored by our NCI-designated cancer center and advanced drug discovery capabilities.
The Sponsored Research Office (SRO) provides timely, high-quality, and coordinated pre and post-award research administrative services to SBP faculty, researchers and other SBP department administrators for sponsored projects.
The Sponsored Research Subcontract Specialist performs sponsored project work of considerable difficulty in interfacing with Principal Investigators (PIs) and support staff to develop for submission of proposals to various federal and state agencies, non-federal agencies, and foundations. The subcontract specialist identifies funding opportunities that support the Institute’s research goals, and functions as a point of contact for final review of grant and contract proposals as well as in a direct support capacity when developing and managing proposals for SBP faculty. This position also advises faculty on award management issues related to elements of post-award administration and provides advice and expertise in the resolution of complex grant management issues.
Specifically, the subcontract specialist advises, educates and helps the SBP research community, including department administrators, PIs and other SRO staff, regarding subcontract institutional policies and processes and subaward terms and conditions.
The subcontract specialist exhibits superior grants management expertise and a commitment to high-quality customer service and willingness to support faculty, staff and agencies in all matters related to sponsored research.
Duties and Responsibilities
Complex proposal submission:
Federal contract/subcontract monitoring and compliance:
SRA training program:
Required Skills Required Experience
Other Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities
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