Director of Research Administration - Kidney Cancer Program

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas

United States

December 23, 2021

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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.

Duties

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...
  • 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.

    Duties

    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.

    Requirements

    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.

    Salary: Negotiable.

    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.

    UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. As an equal opportunity employer, UT Southwestern prohibits unlawful discrimination, including discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or veteran status. To learn more, please visit: https: // jobs.utsouthwestern.edu/why-work-here/diversity-inclusion/.

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    Benefits

    2020-2021 Benefits Summary

    Health Benefits
  • PPO and ACO Options
  • 100% Coverage for Preventative Health − No Co-Pay
  • Tobacco-Free Incentives
  • Generous Prescription Drug Plan
  • 3 Options for Dental Coverage
  • 2 Options for Vision Coverage
  • Abundance of Wellness and Employee Assistance Programs
  • Retirement Plan

    (Eligibility varies by employment status)

  • The Teacher Retirement System of Texas is a defined benefit plan with 5-year vesting
  • Employee Contribution Max 7.7% of salary
  • Employer Contribution Match up to 7.5% of salary
  • Optional Retirement Program (ORP) defined contribution plan with 1 year, 1 day vesting
  • Employee Contribution Max of 6.65% of salary
  • Employer Contribution Match of 8.5% of salary
  • Optional Tax-Sheltered Annuity
  • Optional Deferred Compensation Plan
  • PTO Benefits
  • 15 Paid Holidays, Eligible Day 1
  • 8 Hours/Month Accrued Vacation
  • 8 Hours/Month Accrued Sick Leave
  • Other Benefits
  • On-Site Day Care
  • Employee Discount Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Long-Term Disability Coverage
  • Short-Term Disability Coverage
  • Voluntary Group Life Coverage
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment Coverage
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    It takes a lot to keep UT Southwestern at the forefront, where world-class patient care, acclaimed medical education, and innovative research breakthroughs are common occurrences. When you join us, those are the challenges you'll share. Our organization has taken on serious commitments and responsibilities within a rapidly evolving health care system.

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