Job Details

Grants & Contract Specialist - Pediatrics

Job Number: 528998
Categories: Professional
Dallas, TX

Department: Pediatrics
Full/Part Time/PRN: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular











This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information




Salary Negotiable 



Experience and Education


Bachelor's degree in business administration, public administration, or related field and two (2) years experience in business or public administration with emphasis on customer service in financial or contracting position. 


Job Duties

Provides funding opportunity information to potential applicants by reading newsletters and announcements, searching directories and funding files, identifying and matching sponsor with researcher, and mailing out information.    

Provides guidance to researchers for proposal development and submission by interpreting sponsor and university announcements and guidelines on application preparation and content by reveiwing proposals for completeness and adherence to guidelines and mailing out proposals in timely manner.   

Provides grants management support to researchers by negotiating and processing awards, interpreting award conditions, obtaining approvals for award changes, and obtaining required reports.   

Drafts and negotiates contracts with various agencies (state and federal government, private organizations), pharmaceutical companies, and biotechnology companies to achieve agreements satisfactory to all parties, following state laws and Board of Regents' guidelines.   

Provides guidance and assistance to researchers as necessary for implementation and negotiation of research contracts, including sponsored research agreements and material transfer agreements.  

Monitors status of contracts for completion.       

Provides grants and research project management support to faculty and researchers.  Includes initiation, budgeting, negotiation, contract services, submission, financial setup, billing invoicing, sub-ledger management, regulatory reporting, amendments, and close-out.

Will process awards, interpret awards conditions, obtain approvals for award changes, and complete required reports.

Performs other duties as assigned.       






UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of: race; color; religion; national origin; gender, including sexual harassment; age; disability; citizenship; and veteran status. In addition, it is UT Southwestern policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

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