Research Administration Associate

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7257322 (Ref:19790-en_US)

Posted: June 22, 2024

Job Description


The Department of Neurosurgery is seeking a Research Administration Associate.  This person will be responsible in the preparation and submission of grants (Federal and Industry ) and to make sure it is accurate and submitted on time. The ideal candidate will work with other institutions to ensure that all the required documentations for sub were submitted prior to SPO deadline. This person will also prepare and submit all the required reporting such as Progress report, no cost extension, etc.

This position may offer the flexibility of a hybrid work arrangement.

Job Duties

  • Reviews research and recommends improvements to vice chair of research.
  • Prepares and submits grant and subcontracts both internally with SPO via BRAIN and externally via NIH and other sponsor websites. This requires completing the budget portion for review of the PI, understanding the sponsor guidelines and editing the proposal to meet the requirements, etc.
  • Reviews grant applications in BRAIN Biomedical Research and Assurance Information Network and approves for submission.
  • Performs pre-award and post-award contributions that lead to development and continuous improvement for department.
  • Ensures compliance with all guidelines needed in the processing of grants and awards.
  • Enters required data into BRAIN.
  • Works with other institutions (subcontracts) to ensure adequate documents are given to us for an on time submission.
  • Provides grant program, financial expertise and guidance related to sponsor research to faculty.
  • Generates reports needed for Progress reports, annual reports, department levels of authority reporting and close outs.
  • Provides assistance to faculty with whatever issues they have and finds a solution or contacts the adequate contact person to assist them. Follows through the process to ensure everything was taken care of.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree.  Certified Research Administrator certification through the Research Administrators Certification Council (RACC) may substitute for the degree requirement.
  • Two years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Grant management experience in both NIH and industry sponsored funding.
  • The ideal candidate should be able to work fast paced and with many different PIs.

Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.


Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.

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Job posting number:#7257322 (Ref:19790-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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