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Company: Cedars-Sinai
Location: West Hollywood, CA
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech


Cancer Research Breakthroughs Start with Employees like You

Join Cedars Sinai as a global leader in research and technology, moving toward the forefront of medical advancements, with scientists making medical and scientific breakthroughs that save lives.

Do you have a passion for helping human kind?

As a Research Grant Specialist II in the Cancer Institute you will work with principal investigator to complete and submit federal and non-federal grants and serves as the liaison between department or research groups and sponsored research funds administration, accounting, and finance departments. You perform all Pre- and Post- award administrative functions, including, but not limited to, ensuring internal documents are prepared and routed for signature and processing, monitoring grant accounts, tracking all expenses, providing grant and financial reconciliation, and research-related financial reporting. Ensure compliance with all internal policies, federal and local agency requirements including the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and local Institutional Review Board.

As a Research Grant Specialist II, you will also be responsible for the following:
  • Monitor Time & Effort for accurate reporting and performs necessary funding corrections via direct cost transfer requests.
  • Responsible for grant close out.
  • Find opportunities for research funding.
  • May negotiate budgets for clinical trials.
  • May assist with research participant billing.
  • Maintains research practices using Good Clinical Practice (GCP) guidelines.
  • Maintain strict patient confidentiality according to HIPAA regulations and applicable law.
  • Participate in required training and education programs.
Educational Requirements:

Minimum- Bachelor's Degree

License/Certification Requirements:

CRA/CPRA/CFRA/SoCRA (or equivalent) certification preferred

  • Three to five years (3-5 years) minimum experience in administration of research grants
  • Five (5) years of related experience, with increasing responsibility, preferred
  • Proven understanding of federal and major funding agency grant submission guidelines.
  • Experience working with multi-PI proposals.
  • Experience with general grant submission components, including the preparation of progress and financial reports.
  • Experience with preparation of scientific manuscripts and abstracts.
  • Proficiency with eRA commons, grants.gov, NIH RePORTER, Federal Reporter, and other related proposal submission systems.
  • Five (5) years of related experience, with increasing responsibility preferred.
  • Experience in a basic laboratory environment or a sponsored research office strongly preferred.

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