UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 12/12/2023 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.
Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 12/21/2023. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
This posting shall remain open until filled.
This position may work a hybrid schedule which includes a combination of working both onsite at UCSD Campus and remotely.
Current UC San Diego Health employees who apply by 12/15/2023 will have priority consideration for this position. Recruiters will refer qualified internal candidates after the first 7 days of the job posting. All qualified external applicants and additional internal applicants who apply after the priority date may have further consideration pending the results of the initial review.
UCSD Health Sciences is a $1 billion dollar plus organization encompassing 17 academic departments (15 clinical, 2 basic sciences), 2 preacademic/hospital departments, 2 professional schools (School of Medicine and Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences), 2 hospitals, and various other programs and units all dedicated towards fulfilling the Health Sciences missions. The UCSD Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine (CMM) is one of two basic science units in the School of Medicine where world-class researchers study fundamental cellular processes and pathways using a variety of techniques from classical genetics and fluorescence microscopy to high throughput genomics, systems biology, and crystallography. Our 37 faculty and over 200 postdoctoral scholars, graduate students, and research staff work on the cutting edge of biology, cutting across fields from basic biochemistry and genetics to genomics, systems biology and stem cell biology. The faculty also play a major role in medical and graduate student training, providing educational and programmatic offerings that span several disciplines and provide diversity to meet the interests of a broad spectrum of students and scholars. The diverse mix of ages, backgrounds, and talents creates a robust work environment with challenging career opportunities and a commitment to continued growth potential. We constantly seek to recruit highly motivated, technologically advanced, and deeply interested individuals who are ready to become a part of our dynamic research and educational environment.
Uses skills as a seasoned and experienced pre and post award research administrator to independently prepare and manage research proposals, awards and transactions related to contract and grant management, and maintain contract and grant records in compliance with institutional research sponsor policies. Under minimal supervision, the incumbent performs full proposal development, administration, and analytical and strategic reporting for a multi-PI proposal portfolio. This position requires exceptional customer service skills.
Pre award support will be required for all funding mechanisms and all sponsors. Assignments include multiple PI's, department recharge centers, multiple funding sources, multiple institutions, and multiple sites. Manages proposals and awards of diverse scope where analysis of data requires thorough understanding of complex regulations and requirements. Completes and approves transactions for signature by manager or other authorized institutional official.
Comprehensive post award management includes using strong analytical skills for allocation and expense monitoring, understanding of agency-specific requirements, detailed and timely reporting, and advisement to faculty. All post award transactions will be supported by this position.
Supports CMM's annual budget process by providing reports of pending funding and effort. Supports faculty in compliance with E-Cert.
Seven (7) years of relevant experience or a Bachelor's Degree and/or equivalent sponsored research financial management experience plus three (3) years of related experience.
Demonstrated knowledge of scientific terminology.
Thorough understanding of research administration guidelines of Federal and non-Federal sponsors supporting research and educational activities, preferably in a university environment. Demonstrated ability to evaluate RFP and RFA language of sponsors to diplomatically advise investigators of sponsor requirements. Proven efficiency and accuracy in the preparation grant budgets of all types. Demonstrated understanding of the grant proposal process from inception to completion. Familiarity with federal, state, and private agency contract and grant regulations.
Thorough knowledge of applicable compliance requiremen
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.