Director of Research Administration Faculty Position –
Kidney Cancer Program, UT Southwestern Medical Center
The Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology, and Simmons Cancer Center Kidney Cancer Program are recruiting for a Director of Research Administration (DRA) for the Kidney Cancer Program (KCP).
Recognized with a Leaders in Clinical Excellence award, a finalist Healthcare Innovation award by D CEO and Dallas Innovates and with a Specialized Program of Research Excellence (SPORE) award by the National Cancer Institute, the KCP is a trailblazing program in the country.
The successful applicant will join the faculty at UT Southwestern Medical Center, a premier medical center that ranks #1 in healthcare research based on the Nature Index.
The DRA will assist with:
- strategic development of research programs and new initiatives;
- grants and manuscript writing/submission;
- pre- and post-awards;
- progress reports;
- supervision and support of trainees;
- coordinating meetings and SPORE activities, including with advisory boards;
- intellectual property;
- material transfer agreements; and
- research compliance.
The DRA will join a team including a Program Coordinator/Financial Analyst and Director of Communications.
Applicants must have a Ph.D. in biology and:
- be well-organized,
- be excellent writer,
- be attentive to detail,
- be goal-oriented,
- possess excellent communication, and
- possess time management skills.
Experience in research administration and grant management is encouraged but not essential. Appointment rank will be commensurate with academic accomplishments and experience. Consideration may be given to applicants seeking less than a full-time schedule.
Qualified candidates should apply online and provide a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and arrange for three (3) letters of reference to be sent directly to Dr. James Brugarolas, Director of the Kidney Cancer Program, c/o Kathleen Worland, KCP Program Coordinator (KCPcoord@utsouthwestern.edu).
Job: Physical presence required.
About UTSW’s Kidney Cancer Program
The mission of the Kidney Cancer Program is to provide superb and compassionate care to all kidney cancer patients and their families, and to advance therapeutic developments through rigorous, innovative, high-impact research.
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