The Office Sponsor Research Specialist works with investigators in all phases of grant development providing pre-award support and services to investigators on grants and contracts, and guiding investigators and staff during contract negotiations and proposal preparation and submission. The Office Sponsor Research Specialist also, resolves complex, sensitive, and other non-routine issues related to contract negotiation or administration; serves as an information resource for the research community; conducts in-service training seminars; negotiates contracts and budgets; and prepares budgets for grants. In addition, the Office Sponsor Research Specialists is responsible for coordinating assigned activity related to externally funded operation of the Department and the Baylor Scott & White Research Institute (BSWRI), using electronic research search engines to locate funding sources, and building collaborative relationships with investigators, government agencies and industry sponsors.
The ideal candidate for the Office Sponsor Research Specialist role will have a Masters Degree in Accounting, 5 plus years of experience in sponsored research administration, and a Certified Research Administrator certification.
Location/Facility Baylor Scott & White Research Institute
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Specialty/Department/Practice Clinical Research
Shift/Schedule Day Shift
Benefits Our competitive benefits package includes*:
Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
PTO accrual beginning Day 1
*Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level.
Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nations exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, its accepting a calling!
Bachelors Degree required, Masters Degree preferred.
Certified Research Administrator preferred
Five plus years of experience in sponsored research administration required
As a health care system committed to improving the health of those we serve, we are asking our employees to model the same behaviors that we promote to our patients. As of January 1, 2012, Baylor Scott & White Health no longer hires individuals who use nicotine products.
We are an equal opportunity employer committed to ensuring a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.