The New York University School of Medicine's reputation in neuroscience research will reach new heights in the coming years, as we establish a state-of-the-art neuroscience institute, led by Dr. Richard Tsein, a world-renowned scientist and an authority in the field of neurotransmitters. We are now seeking an energetic and highly motivated Administrative Director, preferably grounded in the neuroscience field, to play a key role in the establishment, organization and operation of the Neuroscience Institute and to have a significant impact in realizing synergies within our rapidly expanding neuroscience efforts.
In this role, you will closely work with the Director and Associate Director to promote neuroscience research within the Institute as well as to coordinate and facilitate the Institute's vision with the neuroscience graduate program at NYU and the vast array of other neuroscience research programs and efforts within NYU School of Medicine and associated institutes within the NYU community. Key responsibilities will include participating in the development and communication of the Institute's strategic vision; administering a centralized neuroscience graduate program that competes successfully for PhD and MD/PhD students; coordinating faculty recruitment efforts; overseeing internal grants and fellowship programs; coordinating multi-investigator grant preparation; overseeing administrative services (finance, human resources, facilities, academic affairs, communication), and serving as liaison to the NYU School of Medicine and NYU Development offices.
- Graduate degree in neuroscience, molecular, cellular or developmental biology, or a related field
- A broad understanding and interest in the field of neuroscience, its clinical implications and ethical issues
- Post-graduate experience in research or a research-related field
- Excellent written and oral communications skills
- Experience in grant preparation
- Knowledge and some experience in the administration of a science program or institute which includes knowledge of financial management, facilities, and supervision of staff.
Applications must be submitted by February 1st to: Eileen Cordero, NYU School of Medicine, (Full contact information can be found below by clicking View Contact Details), or via email by clicking APPLY NOW below. Please submit your application as a PDF file with a cover page with your last name as a header in the top right corner; a current CV, three or more individuals to contact for letters of reference, and either a one-page vision statement or a suitable writing sample. We are an equal opportunity employer.
To apply for this position, please email your resume and cover letter by clicking APPLY NOW below.
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