This position works closely with the Dominantly Inherited Alzheimer Network - Observational (DIAN-Obs) Study Scientific Director, Executive Director, and Administrative Core in managing pre- & post-award activities and data, specimen, and publication review requests for DIAN, an international, natural history, observation research program with twenty-four performance sites in seven countries funded by the National Institute of Aging (NIA) and budget of > $30 million, including thirteen subcontracts.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Essential Functions)
Management of data and specimen requests
Manage all DIAN-Obs study data and specimen requests, tracking requests through intake, approval/disapproval decision, renewal, and discontinuation
Facilitate and organize the intake of both internal and external data and specimen requests
Prepare and organize requests for Associate Director and Steering Committee review
Work directly with requesting investigator, contracts office, Office of Technology Management (Material Transfer Agreements) and Scientific Director to ensure timely and compliant completion of all requests
Contact any individual or entity who has requested tissue or data at a minimum of annually to track publications/research funding related to DIAN-Obs contributions and prepare this information for inclusion in progress reports and grant submissions
Management of publication requests
Facilitate and organize the intake of internal and external publication requests
Prepare requests for Scientific Director, Executive Director, and Core Leaders review
Communicate and follow up with reviewers to ensure timely completion of all received requests
Intake, organize, and archive received research and medical literature
Act as the primary point of contact for all DIAN-Obs study publication requests
Track DIAN publications in PubMed and EndNote and provide reports of current publications related to DIAN for grant maintenance and reporting
Ensures DIAN-Obs publications comply with NIH Public Access Policies by informing and assisting authors.
Prepares publication lists for progress reports and grant submissions, verifies that all publications are compliant with NIH Public Access Policies, and follows-up with non-compliant authors to insure they comply
Management and maintenance of Administration Core related grant aims
Assist with research coordination in the DIAN Observational Coordinating Center and with other institutions and investigators
Assist with research management (administration, tracking recruitment, manage data, etc.). May assist with routine DIAN Coordinating Center IRB submissions and protocol modifications
Assist with planning yearly, international face to face steering committee meeting, the executive committee meeting as well as smaller meetings throughout the year. Record decisions of research meetings/conference calls
Preparation and submission of grant proposals
Assist in the preparation of grant submissions, including progress reports, renewals, and supplements
May act as a liaison between the DIAN-Obs Administrative Core and Core/Project leaders
Assures adherence to NIH Grants Management, regulatory compliance, and Washington University guidelines
Other duties as assigned
Assists with special projects of varying complexity, recurrence, and duration
Equivalent of a bachelorâ™s degree or five years of combined education and related experience
Previous work or knowledge of U19 grants
Knowledge of MyNCBI, EndNote, Cognos, Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Office, PC, agency guidelines, etc.Â Â Â Â
Working knowledge of standard accounting procedures and ability to utilize computerized accounting systems.Â Â
Effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
Able to work independently and as part of a team
Demonstrates analytic skills.
Bachelor's degree in business administration or related subject with five years related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience totaling nine years.
$45,800.00 - $75,900.00 / AnnuallyThe salary range reflects base salaries paid for positions in a given job grade across the University. Individual rates within the range will be determined by factors including one's qualifications and performance, equity with others in the department, market rates for positions within the same grade and department budget.
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