Grant Writer 2/20/2017
University of California - Los Angeles Medical Centers
Los Angeles, CA
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The Grant Writer's primary responsibility will be to assist with preparing high-level reports, researching and compiling data, as well as writing and editing reports and correspondence for investigators proposals, progress reports, and manuscript preparation and submissions including tables, graphs, and slides. The Grant Writer will review the sponsor guidelines and make recommendations to make sure the funding requirements are met in the grant proposal. The Grant Writer will coordinate and carry out procedures designed to increase efficiency and quality of proposals, including innovative ways to streamline the grant production process.
Excellent management skills to maintain and organize multiple grant projects including program grants. Strong proficiency in operating computer including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook email). Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with peers, trainees, faculty, and administrative officers. Experience and skill with writing and editing for research, including grant applications, IRB applications, and manuscripts for peer reviewed publications. Ability to work under pressure. Ability to handle sensitive materials and confidential information with discretion and tact. Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously. Excellent skill in setting priorities to meet rigorous deadlines and reflect accurately the relative importance of job duties and assignments. Excellent organizational skills necessary to complete tasks in an efficient manner and with minimal supervision. Ability and willingness to take initiatives, be proactive, as well as to follow directions. Skill in organizing people, information and material in a systematic manner. Ability to communicate professionally and succinctly one-to-one or on a group basis for the purpose of disseminating information to the public and explaining procedures. Flexibility to respond effectively to changing priorities and fluctuating workloads. Must be conscientious in attention to detail. Experience in performing systematic reviews and search engines, e.g. PubMed. Experience using reference software such as EndNote.
Preferred: Master's or PhD in biological sciences.