Cedars-Sinai Research Grant Specialist III - Lung Institute in Los Angeles, California
Join Cedars-Sinai and become part of a team that is at the forefront of medical advancements. Work alongside physician-scientists and researchers who are making life-saving medical and scientific breakthroughs. Our researchers develop some of the most advanced clinical trials in the world
Do you have a passion for helping human kind?
As a member of our team, you will bring your dedication and expertise to collaborate on clinical trials and assist on research studies. You will provide support and service to faculty and staff conducting research. This includes coordination of staff support, provision of centralized systems, regulatory expertise, and quality assurance. Your work will support our mission of rapidly translating research discoveries into safe, effective treatment.
Research team at the Cedars-Sinai Lung Institute comprises a group of
world-class researchers whose combined interests span multiple disciplines. The
unified goal is to understand the underlying mechanisms that cause various lung
diseases and ultimately translate those findings to improving patient health.
at Cedars-Sinai are conducting basic, clinical and translational research in a
number of pulmonary diseases such as idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, acute
respiratory distress syndrome, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD),
pulmonary hypertension, lung transplantation and lung infection, among others.
Scientific programs within the Lung Institute have a bench-to-bedside approach
that spans the entire research spectrum to unravel basic mechanisms of disease,
develop new diagnostic modalities, and test novel therapies.
Institute includes several top researchers with vibrant research programs that
have contributed multiple high-impact publications in the fields of lung
injury, fibrosis, infection, regeneration and immunology. The basic research
findings are leading to new therapies for diseases such as idiopathic pulmonary
fibrosis, asthma, and COPD, in addition to identifying methods for controlling
lung inflammation after infections and developing regenerative medicine tools
to repair damaged lungs.
guidance, the RGS III works with the Department Manager and/or Principal
Investigator (PI), in the oversight and submission of all pre- and post- award
grant administration processes of unit (division/department/center/institute).
Serves as liaison between departments, research groups, Office of Research
Administration (ORA), and accounting and finance departments.
Performs pre- and
post- award administrative functions, including reviewing technical sections of
proposals to ensure requirements are met, and preparing and/or reviewing
budgets to ensure completeness and accuracy using knowledge of grant budgets,
expenditure restrictions, and grant accounts. Monitors expenses, performs
reconciliations and research related financial reporting of federal and
non-federal grants and ensure compliance with all federal, state and local
agencies including the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Department of
Defense (DOD), Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Institutional Review
Prepares and routes internal
documents for signature and processing, works with PI's and SRFA staff to
submit all deliverables in a timely manner including: FFR's, No Cost
Extensions, Carry Forward of Funds, executing subcontracts, etc.
performs all pre-award and post-award monthly financial projections, account
reconciliations, cost transfers, progress reports, budget changes, salary
allocation reviews, time and effort management reporting, purchase order
reconciliation, and monitoring milestones for multiple project, infrastructure,
and multi-center grants.
financial analysis and forecasting to identify relevant factor variances,
formulate logical conclusions and devise alternate solutions as necessary.
applications and post award management activities, develop logical solutions to
difficult, unusual, or first-time problems, and provides solutions for action
deliverables including invoices and subcontract paperwork, complex financial
reporting processes and fiscal responsibility for salary, supply costs,
trains grant management staff.
Multidisciplinary Pulmonary Research Program - T32 Institutional Training
Grant, including trainee appointments in xTrain, and data management in xTRACT
administrative and financial aspects of pulmonary Program Project Grants (P01)
negotiates, and implements clinical trial budgets, industry-sponsored clinical
research billing and reconciliation
Seven to ten
years of progressively increasing pre- and post- award research grant
experience or equivalent of education and experience.
working knowledge of Federal and State Pass-Thru agency requirements and cost
proficiency in maintaining complex financial reporting processes and fiscal
responsibility for salary, supply costs, and subcontracts.
review grant application and post-award management activities, develop logical
solutions to difficult problems and provide solutions for action to leadership.
Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.