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Assistant Research Clinical Contract & Grant Administrator

USC Alzheimer Therapeutic Research Institute San Diego, California

The USC Keck School of Medicine - Alzheimer Therapeutic Research Institute (ATRI), located in San Diego, California is an academic institute comprised of an expert panel of scientific collaborators committed to advancing the development of new treatments for Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) through innovative clinical trials.

ATRI is looking for an Assistant Research Administrator to support the Finance Department.  Duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Preparation of routine proposals within parameters of sponsored and non-sponsored research guidelines. 
  • Develop, prepare and finalize project budgets.
  • Serve as liaison and active partner between principal investigators, Office of Sponsored Research, research groups, and other departments. 
  • Collaborate with the Office of Sponsored Research to ensure awards are set up properly.
  • Review and understand the terms and conditions of sponsored projects administered, including cost-sharing awards, if applicable.
  • Monitors post award spending and commitment activity.  Reviews and certifies monthly expenditure statements and facilitates quarterly review.
  • Monitors reports supporting project status and uses forecasting and decision aides under guidance.
  • Participate in contract closeout process and audit inquiries. 
  • Coordinates and organizes events related to sponsored projects, such as conferences, meetings, site visits, or sponsor reviews, as needed.
  • Participates in and contributes to process improvements and group projects, as required.

Location:  San Diego, CA

Salary is dependent on education and experience.

REQ20072491 Posted Date: 04/01/2019 - Thru date - 2019-07-31

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