Funding Specialist/Research Services/Research Education Job
UTMB Health - Galveston, TX

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Job Title: Funding Specialist/Research Services/Research Education
Job ID: 32462
Location: Galveston
Business Unit: RSRCH
Full/Part Time: Full-Time (40 hours)
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Min Qualifications

Bachelor's degree or equivalent in related field and 3 years related experience.

Job Description:
Develops and maintains a research funding opportunities infrastructure for the university using web-based technologies and tools. Advises faculty and staff of researching funding opportunities and supports the small grants selection committee.

Salary Range

From $41,600 To $62,400 Annually

This position is a Band Code: CS14

Specific Job Related Duties

Perform Searches on demand for funding in SPIN, FC Search, and other on-line databases

Demonstrate use of SPIN to large and small groups as well as individually

Maintain Grantwatch cumulative lists for fiscal year on web

Compile, edit and send funding opportunity announcements to research community via listserv

Edit and send notices on changes in grant policies and other news affecting grants

Maintain and monitor subscriptions

Monitor and maintain the public email folder

Edit and design brochures

Monitor the USES database

Administrator for SMARTS GENIUS in InfoED system

Plan and present lectures and workshops on funding, using SPIN InfoEd, using NIH website and other topics as needed or requested.

Preferred Work Experience

Able to identify and cultivate funding opportunities for the research community using agency websites, mailing lists, various databases, federal publications and other resources.
Maintains funding opportunity e-mail distribution list for researchers to disburse information on grant programs, policy changes and upcoming program deadlines.
Experience interacting with faculty to promote research opportunities and the use of InfoEd SMARTS GENIUS and SPIN, facilitating membership and providing training sessions as needed.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution which proudly values diversity. Candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.