Scientific Research Coordinator
Roswell Park Cancer Institute

Buffalo, New York

Posted in Medical and Nursing

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Scientific Research Coordinator
Health Research Inc.
Cancer Genetics & Genomics
Time Type:
Full time
Weekly Hours:
First Shift (United States of America)

Works with the Chair and Faculty in Cancer Genetics and Genomics to increase the number of high-quality submissions resulting in an increase in external funding for the organization; coordinates application preparation, including editing, proofreading, formatting and revising grants; locates appropriate funding opportunities for Roswell Park investigators; maintains central database for grant application opportunities and applications submitted; provides training and technical assistance to investigators and support staff as needed; processes online submission requests for pharmaceutical company sponsorship of major conferences, symposia or other CME events.

Assists Department members with drafting, editing, and managing submission of required administrative research components including Biosafety, IACUC, IRB, and clinical trial forms.

Facilitates identification of and communication with Research Advocates and community partners.

Develops a working knowledge of research technologies in Cancer Genetics and throughout the Roswell Park CCSG supported Shared Resources and makes recommendations on the use of innovative new technologies housed within the department and/or at Roswell Park to improve grant proposals and capitalize on department resources. This includes providing supporting text and preliminary data for new technologies.

Assists departmental members with assembly and submission of manuscripts, including:
Manuscript reading and editing
Manuscript reformatting for new journals
Manuscript submission

Develops and polishes research profiles for faculty and labs for both institutional and public facing platforms

Prepares project descriptions for Alliance foundation and Roswell marketing opportunities

Assists with the design and maintenance of public facing faculty and laboratory webpages

Develops and maintains research profiles for current and former graduate students and post-doctoral fellows to aid in student recruitment efforts

Promotes cancer genetics successes (grants, papers, students graduating etc.) on social media including managing the Cancer Genetics twitter account.

Prepares presentation materials highlighting Cancer Genetics accomplishments for internal deadlines including board meetings, CCSG related deadlines, etc.

Required Education and Experience

1. Bachelor's degree and the equivalent of two (2) years of full-time experience in grant preparation and editing; or
2. Associate's degree and the equivalent of four (4) years of full-time experience in grant preparation and editing.

Required degrees must have been granted by an accredited college or university or one recognized by Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center as following acceptable educational practices.

Preferred Qualifications:

The preferred candidate will have experience with grants, manuscripts, lab experience, proofreading experience and experience with all MS office suite.

Roswell Park Cancer Institute Corporation (RPCIC) and Health Research Inc. (HRI) Roswell Park Division believe that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunities, and we do not discriminate against our employees, applicants or job seekers because of their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, creed, age, disability, pregnancy-related condition, military or veteran status, marital or familial status, domestic violence victim status, citizenship status, genetic information, individual's relationship or association with a member of a protected category or any other protected group status as defined by law.

Additionally, RPCIC and HRI Roswell Park Division are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to or call (716) 845-4700 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

Roswell Park is committed to providing an environment where patients, families, employees, and community are treated with courtesy and respect. We support an inclusive environment that nurtures the talents, skills, and abilities of each individual to embody and reflect Roswell Park's core values; Innovation, Integrity, Teamwork, Commitment, Compassion, and Respect.

This is a grant-funded position. Compliance with funding requirements such as time and effort reporting, grant deliverables, and contract deliverables is required.

Health Research Incorporated (HRI) Roswell Park Division participates in the E-Verify program.

Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Qualified Individuals with Disabilities/Qualified Protected Veterans

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