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Job ID: 165313

Scientific Workforce Specialist
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York


Date Posted Aug. 16, 2021
Title Scientific Workforce Specialist
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Clinical and Translation Research Center
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Classified Staff
  • Research/Technical/Laboratory
 
 
The Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) and its Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) represent a large NIH infrastructure grant to support clinical and translational research at the University at Buffalo (UB) and the Buffalo Translational Consortium (BTC) partner institutions under the leadership of the Director of the CTSI. The Project Administrative Officer (Scientific Workforce Specialist) is a position funded by the CTSA awarded to the University at Buffalo to synergize and enhance work in clinical and translational science research and to train and develop a diverse clinical and translational workforce.

The Scientific Workforce Specialist will coordinate workforce and junior scientists’ professional development activities, as well as act as the liaison between program leadership and junior scientists’ mentors. This position will assume an active role in the integration of various education and diversity initiatives within the Clinical and Translational Science Institute by working with leaders along the pipeline to facilitate, integrate, and coordinate workforce development at all levels. The position will collaborate, mentor, and interact with all individuals in the workforce involved in clinical and translational science pipeline to enhance excellence through inclusion and diversity. The position will play an active role in recruiting junior scientists as CTSI K Scholars, developing and setting up core competency and professional development workshop series in conjunction with the CTSI K Scholar Program Lead and other members of the leadership team.

The Project Administrative Officer (Scientific Workforce Specialist) is a position funded by the Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) comprised of the UL1 award and linked KL2 award to the University at Buffalo to synergize and enhance work in clinical and translational science research and to train and develop a diverse clinical and translational workforce.

The Scientific Workforce Specialist will:
* Coordinate all workforce and junior scientists’ professional development activities, as well as act as the liaison between program leadership and junior scientists’ mentors.
* Assume an active role in the integration of various education and diversity initiatives within the Clinical and Translational Science Institute by working with leaders along the pipeline to facilitate, integrate, and coordinate workforce development at all levels.
* Collaborate mentor, and interact with all individuals in the workforce involved in clinical and translational science pipeline to enhance excellence through inclusion and diversity.
* Play an active role in recruiting junior scientists as CTSI K Scholars
* Organize and develop online modules and providing professional development.

The Scientific Workforce Specialist’s work is directed by the Program Lead of the CTSI K Scholar Mentored Career Development Award Program, and Director of the CTSI Workforce Development Core, and will collaborate closely with other senior leaders in the Clinical and Translational Science Institute including the Chief Operating Officer.

Outstanding Benefits PackageWorking at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit - all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our http://www.buffalo.edu/administrative-services/for-faculty-staff/benefits/research-foundation/regular-employees.htmlbenefit packages.


About UBThe University at Buffalo is SUNY’s most comprehensive public research university, and an outstanding place to work. UB amplifies ambition for faculty and staff by offering endless possibilities to achieve more. Here, people from all backgrounds and cultures challenge and inspire each other to discover, learn and succeed. Dedicated staff and engaged faculty collaborate to further knowledge and understanding, and develop tenacious graduates who are valued for their talents and their impact on global society. Visit our website to learn more about the http://www.buffalo.eduUniversity at Buffalo.

As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, the Research Foundation will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin and veteran or disability status.

 
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