Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:
- Bachelors or Masters (preferred) degree in the biological, physical or social sciences or public policy/public affairs;
- Three years of full-time employment in securing intramural and extramural funding;
- Three years of at-least part-time research experience covering a range of topics;
- Experience working with faculty and other researchers in a university or similar environment;
- Experience analyzing request for proposals and interacting with funding agency personnel;
- Excellent oral communication skills;
- Impeccable writing skills;
- Comprehensive knowledge of national research programs;
- Ability to work independently and in teams;
- Highly organized;
- Ability to implement systems and follow-up processes;
- Ability to exercise independent judgment in support of unit goals and mission;
- Ability to produce a high-quality work product within tight time constraints;
- Demonstrated ability to manage competing priorities under strict deadlines;
- Self-starter and highly motivated;
- Computer skills: Microsoft Office Suite, funding and proposal submission databases (such as COS Pivot, Foundation Directory Online, Fastlane, Cayuse, etcetera) and statistical software programs (such as SPSS).
Weekend/evening hours as needed to meet internal and external deadlines.
This position is contingent upon continuation of funding and/or work.
The McClure Center is located in Boise, Idaho; however, the Grants and Research Associate can work remotely and be based in a different region of the state.
Occasional travel may be required.
Open Until Filled:
Individuals who are interested in applying for this position should include with their materials a letter that addresses each of the required and preferred qualifications as applicable, a current resume or CV and a writing sample (uploaded to the other document 1 field).
Applications received by April 25, 2019 will receive first consideration.
Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.
To apply, please visit: jobs.uidaho.edu
University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.