Posting Summary: The Department of Pathology at the University of Virginia seeks a Research Program Officer to serve as a key staff member for a research program. The Program Officer will facilitate and coordinate planning and operational activities in support of the program's mission. Duties combine administrative and program outreach along with promotion of the program. This position will collaborate across disciplines and functional areas by building relationships between researchers and stakeholders, as well as coordinate workshops and training. This position will also participate in the program budgeting and accounting processes to ensure cost-effective execution, and assist in primary research and data collection.
Qualified candidates must have Master's degree in biomedical science or a related field and at least 4 years of relevant laboratory experience.
This position is restricted and contingent on the continuation of funding.
Required Minimum Level of Education: *Degree Required
Required Specific Degree/Training: Master Degree in biomedical science or a related field
Required Minimum Level of Experience: Considerable - 4 to 7 years
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 1. Knowledge of a specific area of research and mastery of program information with the ability to advise team appropriately in area of expertise. 2. Ability to plan complex information and provide specialized advice and to manage the activities of the team or program. 3. Demonstrate excellent oral and written communication in daily interactions. Proven ability to clearly articulate specific information in area of research. 4. Demonstrate ability to collect, analyze, and interpret information.
Required Computer Applications: Microsoft office suite (word, exel)
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of ben...efits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.