Research Administration Associate - Neuroscience (90002091)

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7062190 (Ref.No. 2098-en_US)
Posted: November 6, 2019
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Purpose

The Department of Neuroscience is seeking an experienced Research Administration Associate to work closely with research faculty (25+) on pre-award/post award management of basic science research. This individual will oversee the effort to secure funding for research by coordinating the pre-award/post award grant application process for faculty applying for federal, state, and private foundation grant funding.

Pre Award Duties

• Consults with faculty regarding funding opportunities, eligibility, and application requirements for sponsored funding.

• Develop budgets and prepare administrative sections in the grant applications through various sites such as ASSIST, Fastlane,, proposalCENTRAL, etc.

• Certifies summary data in the College's electronic Biomedical Research and Assurance Information Network (BRAIN) which is used to route applications to our Sponsored Programs Office.

• Work closely with our central Sponsored Programs Office to act as a liaison for our faculty to ensure any issues with applications are addressed in a timely manner.

• Serves as an information resource for faculty, students, and staff- disseminating key information via email and the Office of Research website, as well as presenting College-wide workshops and training sessions.

Post Award Duties


• Oversees award processing, including verification of data entry and transition to post-award division.

• Prepares outgoing subcontracts (funded grants) and reviews incoming subcontracts (funded applications from an outside institution) in accordance with granting agency guidelines.

• Conducts financial analysis and prepares special financial reports.

• Assist with annual progress report submissions (administrative aspects).

• Performs other duties relative to the particular grant or contract being administered.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Required: Bachelor's degree.
  • Required: Two years of relevant experience.





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




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