Founded in 1881, Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (ACPHS) is a private, independent institution with academic programs and research activities spanning the full spectrum of pharmacy, health sciences and arts and sciences. ACPHS students pursue a wide range of career pathways in health related fields through degree programs in pharmacy, pharmaceutical sciences, biomedical technology, and health and human sciences. More than 1,600 students are enrolled at the College’s main campus located in the heart of the Capital District in Albany, New York, and 140 students are currently enrolled at a new satellite campus in Colchester, Vermont.
Reporting to the Vice Provost for Research, the Grants and IRB Administrator is primarily responsible for the coordination of all pre-award activities related to grant applications made on behalf of the College, intramural funds and student research awards, and various Institutional Review Board (IRB) activities. The Administrator will assist applicants with the development, preparation, and submission of grant applications; review applications for extramural funding to ensure compliance with College policy and sponsor/agency requirements; and assist in the development and maintenance of Grant Administration and IRB policies and procedures. The Administrator will ensure that all IRB members complete the required human subject research protections certification; maintain inventory of all grant submissions and protocols received/reviewed by the IRB; monitor and maintain grant budget, and prepare reports as requested.
Bachelor’s degree required, advanced degree in related field preferred. Minimum of three years experience with federal or state pre-awards is required. Demonstrated experience working in a fast-paced environment, and the ability to effectively manage multiple priorities and meet multiple, co-occurring internal and external deadlines is necessary. Candidates must have the ability to work with considerable autonomy, and function collaboratively across the College and with external constituents. Knowledge of federal regulations governing research involving human subjects and/or demonstrated experience with institutional review board activities is also required.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information for three references to:
Office of Human Resources
Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
106 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY 12208
ACPHS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.