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Research Administrator I - School of Dental Medicine
Tufts University

Date Posted Dec. 21, 2022
Title Research Administrator I - School of Dental Medicine
University Tufts University
Medford, MA, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Research/Technical/Laboratory


Dental Research Administration (DRA) at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine (TUSDM) is the main research structure for all basic science and clinical projects at the Dental School. DRA is the liaison to the Office of the Vice Provost, Sponsored Accounting, IRB, IACUC, DLAM, Biosafety and all other offices responsible for administering research on the Tufts Health Sciences Campus. Housing several research labs including the Gavel Center for Restorative Dental Research which is endowed from Dr. J. Murray Gavel. DRA at TUSDM defines and executes the research goals and mission of Tufts University School of Dental Medicine.

What You'll Do

This Research Administrator I will work in Dental Research Administration (DRA) at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine (TUSDM). The RA I specifically will provide support to the TUSDM research laboratories and their Principal Investigators.


Under general supervision, the RA I will be responsible for administering a portfolio of broad and moderately complex sponsored awards. Utilizing considerable knowledge of research administration and academic area, works with faculty to develop sponsored proposals and to manage post-award compliance activities. Serves as resource to junior level research administration staff.


In addition, the RA II will provide administrative management of the Tufts University School of Dental Medicine (TUSDM) research laboratories and their operating funds.


May assist school management with other assigned program operation functions.

What We're Looking For

Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related discipline and 0-2 years of related experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 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.

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