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Senior Research Administrator - Data Intensive Studies Center (DISC)
Tufts University

Date Posted Nov. 2, 2020
Title Senior Research Administrator - Data Intensive Studies Center (DISC)
University Tufts University
Medford\/Somerville, MA, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Part-Time/Temporary Staff
    Professional Staff
  • Research/Technical/Laboratory

Senior Research Administrator – Data Intensive Studies Center (DISC) – (20001634)


This is a part-time position working 17.5 hours per week.

Under limited supervision, responsible for administering varied portfolio including most complex sponsored awards. Utilizing extensive research administration knowledge, works with faculty to develop sponsored proposals and to manage postaward compliance activities. Consults with faculty and staff in interpreting intricate sponsor rules and regulations, may mentor junior level research administration staff and assists faculty and staff in navigating new research administration tools and systems, identifying, proposing solutions and working toward resolutions related to complex pre/post-award matters.


Basic Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree.
5-7 years of related experience.
Knowledge of funding agencies and their programs. Understanding of regulations that govern federal research funding and related areas of regulatory compliance.
Proficient with MS Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and internet.
Proficient with electronic grants management systems (i.e.,, NIH eRA Commons, NSF Fastlane, ProposalCentral, etc.) or ability to learn these and other applicable systems.

An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.

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