Research Grant Specialist II - Smidt Heart Institute - Cheng Lab
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Location: Los Angeles, California
Internal Number: 20003831
The Institute for Research on Health Aging conducts multi-disciplinary research that prioritizes the prevention of cardiovascular disease, neurocognitive disease, and cancer. Our focus is on translating new research discoveries into pragmatic interventions aimed at promoting healthy aging across diverse populations. Our approach involves human physiology, cohort, and clinical trial studies and our team includes established experts in population, clinical, translational, basic, and data science.
Our Research Grant Specialist II will work with Institute investigators to complete and submit federal and non- federal grants and serves as the liaison between the Institute leadership and the offices of research administration, human resources, research compliance, accounting and finance, and other research related departments. You will be regarded as the Team Lead for all pre- and post- NIH and other grant award administrative functions, including management of internal documents, monitoring grant accounts, tracking all expenses, providing grant and financial reconciliations, and generating research-related financial reporting. Ensures compliance with all internal policies and procedures, federal and local agency requirements including the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and local Institutional Review Board. Importantly, the successful candidate will participate in not only team building activities, but also formal and informal training opportunities designed to promote cross-areas skills development and personal career growth in preparation for further leadership roles.
Additional duties and responsibilities:
Perform all Pre and Post award administrative functions.
Ensures internal documents are prepared and routed for signature and processing.
Monitors Time & Effort for accurate reporting and performs necessary funding corrections via direct cost transfer requests.
Responsible for grant close out.
May assist with research participant billing.
Ensures compliance with internal policies and procedures, all federal and local agencies including the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and local Institutional Review Board.
Maintains research practices using Good Clinical Practice (GCP) guidelines.
Maintains strict patient confidentiality according to HIPAA regulations and applicable law.
Participates in required training and education programs.
Collaborates closely with Institute investigators to complete and submit federal and non-federal research grants. May serve as Team Lead for generating or revising certain component sections of grant applications.
Leads or assists with all pre- and post- NIH grants award administrative functions.
Serves as a liaison between Institute leadership and the offices of research administration, human resources, research compliance, accounting and finance, and other research related departments.
Monitors grant accounts, tracks all expenses, provides grant and financial reconciliations, and generates research-related financial reporting.
Develops and implements procedures for ensuring research and grants compliance with all institutional administrative regulations, procedures, and policies.
Identifies new research funding opportunities.
May negotiate budgets for clinical studies including clinical trials.
BA/BS Degree required
Master's Degree in a relevant field is preferred
Specialty research certification preferred
Three to five (3-5) years minimum experience in administration of research grants, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to work extremely well as part of large or small multi-disciplinary teams.
Ability to learn new technologies and software applications quickly.
Outstanding organization skills.
Exceptional communication skills.
Working Title: Research Grant Specialist II - Smidt Heart Institute - Cheng Lab
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major t...eaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.