Applications are currently being solicited for a grants writer to work with researchers affiliated with the National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis (NIMBioS) at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. We are a community of researchers focused on all aspects of quantitative modeling in the life sciences.
The work will focus on supporting researchers in the preparation of all aspects of proposals for external funding, ranging from small, single PI proposals to large, multi-PI, multi-institutional efforts. This role is expected to draft, edit, and format proposals in response to solicitations from a diversity of agencies and institutions. Lastly, the person in this role will help with the identification of new funding opportunities and potential collaborators within the NIMBioS community and field incoming requests to find partners for potential new collaborations on applications/proposals/projects.
A candidate should have some relevant subject matter expertise in mathematical modeling sufficient to understand the nature of research, education, and outreach efforts being proposed to funders, and should be able to draft management plans and reasonable timelines for workflow and deliverables. Lastly, the person will be expected to help shepherd the paperwork involved with proposals through various stages of approvals.
A candidate should have excellent organizational and communication skills and experience working with researchers in a STEM field.
Internal Number: 216391
Our primary mission is to move forward the frontiers of human knowledge and enrich and elevate the citizens of the state of Tennessee, the nation, and the world. As the preeminent research-based, land-grant university in the state, UT embodies the spirit of excellence in teaching, research, scholarship, creative activity, outreach, and engagement attained by the nation’s finest public research institutions.