Scientific Grant Writer and Program Manager
Company: Stanford University
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: September 17, 2023
Scientific Grant Writer and Program ManagerThe Division is
dedicated to institutional and community commitment to the
development of research programs at Stanford that focus on clinical
immunology. The Division of Immunology and Rheumatology has a
longstanding tradition of excellence in patient care, and is among
the leading groups in the School of Medicine in cutting edge bench
research, clinical trial investigation and outcomes assessment
research.The Division of Immunology and Rheumatology in the
Department of Medicine at Stanford University seeks a Scientific
Writer and Project Manager (Academic Program Professional 2) to
collaborate with our Faculty to orchestrate and write
interdisciplinary collaborative grants and to manage
interdisciplinary programs. This individual will play a key role in
formulating scientific strategy and will oversee planning. The
Division's laboratories and clinical programs performs cutting
edge, interdisciplinary translational investigation of the role of
the immune system in autoimmune and inflammatory diseases including
rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, vasculitis,
systemic sclerosis, and osteoarthritis. The incumbent will have the
opportunity to play a leading role in helping our Division advance
investigation of these diseases and development of next-generation
diagnostic and therapeutic approaches.Duties include:
- Develop and manage research programs by conducting research
activities, including outreach to varied stakeholders within the
program, assigning resources and making program improvement
recommendations that impact policies and programs.
- Identify, recommend and implement opportunities for new
- Source, collect and analyze data, create reports, review and
explain trends; formulate and evaluate alternative solutions and/or
recommendations to achieve the goals of the program or
- Write and/or edit complex content for proposals, research
grants, peer-reviewed publications, and other program
- Develop or contribute to outreach strategy related to program
communications, development, partnerships, and
- Coach and mentor program staff.The job duties listed are
typical examples of work performed by positions in this job
classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as
a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and
responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary
depending on department or program needs without changing the
general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility.
Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.DESIRED
- PhD in a scientific field related to translational
- 3 years of grant writing and editing experience, with
experience working on NIH proposals
- 3 years of experience writing and editing articles for
- Experience using Adobe Illustrator, Graphpad and
EndnoteEDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):
- Bachelor's degree and three years of relevant experience or
combination of education, training, and relevant experience.
Advanced degree may be required for some programs. For jobs with
financial responsibilities, experience managing a budget and
developing financial plans.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):
- Ability to develop program partnerships and funding
- Excellent oral, written, and analytical skills, exhibiting
fluency in area of specialization.
- Ability to oversee and direct staff.
- Basic knowledge of managing budgets and developing financial
CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES:
- For teaching jobs, advanced degree or certification may be
required for some programs.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
- Frequently stand/walk, sitting, grasp lightly/fine
manipulation, perform desk-based computer tasks.
- Occasionally use a telephone, writing by hand,
lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 40 pounds.
- Rarely sort/file paperwork or parts, lift/carry/push/pull
objects that weigh > 40 pounds.
- Ability to use voice to present information/communicate with
- On-campus mobility.Consistent with its obligations under the
law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any
employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform
the essential functions of his or her job.
- May travel locally.
- Occasional overnight travel.
- Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well
with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external
- Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal
responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns;
uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons
- Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable
University policies and procedures, including but not limited to
the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's
Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu/ .
The expected pay range for this position is $76,000 to $139,000 per
annum.Stanford University provides pay ranges representing its good
faith estimate of what the university reasonably expects to pay for
a position. The pay offered to a selected candidate will be
determined based on factors such as (but not limited to) the scope
and responsibilities of the position, the qualifications of the
selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal
equity, geographic location and external market pay for comparable
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