Summary Description: The Departments of Biomedical Informatics and Systems Biology at Columbia University are seeking a candidate who has expertise in project management, scientific writing, and grant administration. The candidate will work in a laboratory devoted to large scale genomic analysis using computational techniques.Working with the Principal Investigator (PI), the candidate will be responsible for the management, operations and administration of multiple NIH and foundation supported grants and the coordination of laboratory activities as they relate to grant deliverables. This includes making sure scientific progress and/or deliverables occur in a timely fashion, communication of progress occurs amongst collaborating laboratories within and outside of Columbia, and scientific progress is communicated in oral or written form to funding institutions. The candidate will initiate and lead meetings among the scientific staff and will work closely with the PI and research team members to ensure that research studies are completed on time and within budget. The candidate will assist in manuscript preparation and grant writing as needed.
Minimum Qualifications: Graduate degree in computational biology, genetics, cancer, molecular or systems biology, or a related field. Preferably with a quantitative background.A broad understanding and general interest in the field of cancer biology or genomics, its clinical and translational implications; Post-graduate experience in research, program management or scientific writing/editorial; Excellent written and oral communications skills; Some experience in grant preparation and administration processes; Knowledge and some experience in the administration of a science program which includes knowledge of budget management and supervision of staff; Independence and self-initiative essential.
Preferred Qualifications: PhD and postgraduate experience in a science related position as well as project management.
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