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Job ID: 207041

Research Contract Administrator, Pharmacy
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Mar. 10, 2023
Title Research Contract Administrator, Pharmacy
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Pharmacy
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Classified Staff
  • Health Services
The Center for Integrated Global Biomedical Sciences (CIGBS) is seeking a Research Contract Administrator. The CIGBS, conducts innovative research and fosters international collaborations in new areas of drug development. In addition, UB CIGBS has held a highly regarded NIH contract for global pharmacology laboratory quality assurance that has recently been renewed through 2029.

The Research Contract Administrator will help facilitate industry-sponsored research, technology transfer, clinical trials, and contracts awarded by the NIH and other federal funding agencies for CIGBS faculty. The Research Contract Administrator will contribute to the overall award process by serving as liaison on behalf of Center faculty and Office of Business and Entrepreneur Partnerships (BEP), Office of Sponsored Projects Services (SPS), Technical Transfer office (TTO), and the Clinical Research Office at the University of Buffalo.

The successful candidate will coordinate the development, preparation, and administration of contracts, bids, and proposals to meet outlined specifications and comply with all policies and regulations. Work collaboratively with the personnel in BEP, SPS, and TTO to ensure that awards comply with established University policies and procedures as well as conforming to federal, state, sponsor and university rules and regulations.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Coordinate the development, preparation, and administration of contracts, bids, and proposals to meet outlined specifications and comply with all policies and regulations
  • Responsible for overall oversight and day-to-day oversight of assigned grants and contracts portfolio, financial administration and reporting requirements of grants/contracts
  • Collaborate with the Office of Business and Entrepreneurial Partnerships, Sponsored Programs Services, and the Technical Transfer office personnel to ensure that proposal submissions are consistent with established University policies and procedures while conforming to sponsored guidelines and manage communications with these offices.
  • Support contract negotiations with suppliers, partners, or customers and serve as liaison for the processing and review of teaming agreements, collaboration agreements, non-disclosure agreements, material transfer agreements, and other agreements as needed.
  • Review contract terms to identify any potential risk or compliance issues.
  • Other administrative support as necessary

Required Skills and Abilities:
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent time management skills with the proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.

Outstanding Benefits Package
Working 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 benefit packages.
About The University at Buffalo
The University at Buffalo (UB) #ubuffalo is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University 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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