Cancer Center Jobs

Senior Grants & Contract Specialist

Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center, UT Southwestern Medical Center

January 4, 2023
Senior Grants & Contract Specialist, Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center – Administration

Why UT Southwestern?

With over 75 years of excellence in Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas, UT Southwestern is committed to excellence, innovation, teamwork, and compassion. As a world-renowned medical and research center, we strive to provide the best possible care, resources, and benefits for our valued employees. As the only National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center in North Texas, we invite you to continue your healthcare career with us at Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center. You’ll discover a magnet facility with a culture of teamwork, professionalism, and consistent opportunities for learning and advancement into leadership roles.

Are you a motivated and experienced research administration professional seeking a challenging and rewarding career in research administration? The Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center seeks a Senior Grants and Contracts Specialist to join our dynamic research administration team. In this role, you will be responsible for lifecycle grants administration (pre-award/post-award/etc.) of new multi-investigator grant and contract applications by Cancer Center members. You will have the opportunity to provide guidance and research administration support to emerging new translational research programs. Additionally, in this role you will facilitate large multi-investigator, collaborative multi-site, and inter-programmatic research applications as well as institutional cancer-focused education and training and career development proposals.

Minimum Requirements Bachelor's degree in business administration, public administration, or related field and four (4) years experience in business or public administration with emphasis on customer service in financial or contracting position.

Certified Research Administrator (CRA) designation preferred.

Applicants without the stated degree, but with significant additional professional applicable experience may be considered in lieu of education requirement.

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

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; sex; including sexual harassment; age; disability; genetic information; citizenship status; and protected veteran status. In addition, it is UT Southwestern policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

Career site link: Sr. Grants & Contracts Specialist.  Job Number: 677733.  Questions via email should be directed to: [email protected]