Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Florida


Job location: Miami, FL

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2019-11-08
Req: R100036315
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Where Excellence Meets Purpose

The University of Miami is among the top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation, and one of the largest private employers in South Florida.

With more than 16,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence, and is driven by a powerful purpose to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.

The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value. Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.

The University has been named on Forbes's Best Employers list for two consecutive years, and is the only university in Florida to receive this honor.

The department of Medicine is actively seeking a Research Analyst 1. The Research Analyst 1 prepares data, conducts statistical analysis and summarizes results for a variety of research projects.

Core Functions:

- Work on complex grant submission teams for big science proposals for all MSOM investigators.
- May lead a team or take on a supporting role within the team.
- Assist in the creation of tools to aid research-related activities including checklists, procedures, guidelines, workflows and other documents.
- Maintain timely data on research-related activities.
- Assist with analysis to detect trends and gaps in services.
- Assist investigators to locate funding.
- Work with colleagues to recognize potential collaborations.
- Introduce investigators to services available to increase chance of funding success including writing support, editing services and graphic design.
- Maintain an assigned portfolio of pre and post award activity.
- Assist faculty with proposal submissions including budgets, justifications, formatting, interpretation of guidelines and final compilation.
- Check all materials for completeness and accuracy. Assist faculty with post award activities including, preparation and interpretation of reports, forecasting, effort distribution and certification.
- Provide guidance on allowable and unallowable expenditures at both the budget stage and the post-award expenditure stage. Respond to all faculty inquiries.
- Create and maintain relationships with departmental staff, central staff and faculty.
- Monitor systems for required approvals, check validity of requests and approve ·as appropriate.
- Escalate questionable requests to Manager.
- Maintain a current knowledge of grant regulations for various sponsors.
- Contribute information and ideas related to area of responsibility.
- Ensure effective and efficient work flow and adherence to quality standards for program and self.
- Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications (Essential Requirements):

- Bachelor's degree.
- Minimum of one (1) year of experience with grants and contract management.
- Professional certification in research administration is preferred.
- High level of interpersonal skills are required. Excellent English oral and written communication skills.
- Ability to analyze data and formulate conclusions and create reports.
- Ability to learn changing technologies related to grants and contracts management.
- Proficient use of computers; requires solid working knowledge of MS Office Suite.
- Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects/tasks simultaneously.
- Knowledge of federal and non-federal rules and regulations relating to research grant and/or contract activity.

Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience and/or certifications will be considered.

UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.

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The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

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  • education
  • teaching