Rockefeller University Grant Proposal Writer in New York, New York
Job Title Grant Proposal Writer
Laboratory / Department Neurogenetics of Language
The Grant Proposal Writer will be responsible for providing grant writing support to the investigators of the Laboratory, overseeing and managing a large grants portfolio and interacting with multiple collaborators and institutions with the primary goal of acquiring funding for the labs and consortium research efforts. Will assist with searching for, preparation, and submission of grant applications and progress reports, ensuring that deadlines are met and that required information is provided in the appropriate format. Will support lab members with editing individual proposals, manuscripts, and posters. The Grant Proposal Writer will work collaboratively with the Office of Sponsored Research to ensure timely turnaround and proposal submissions, contribute to developing feasible novel ideas in grant proposals. If funded and ideas are testing by researchers, the candidate would be credited by authorship in subsequent publications.
A Ph.D. in science required. Experience in research and an academic environment necessary. Must have experience in neuroscience, genomics, and/or computational biology. Extensive knowledge in the scientific granting process and successful writing on grant proposals for scientific research, including submissions for federal (e.g. NIH and HSF) organizations, private foundations, and donors required. Strong writing and computer skills, including demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office applications is necessary. Must have excellent communication skills and the ability to use good judgement in working independently, showing initiative, managing deadlines, and responding to inquiries. Must be excited to work as an integral member of a highly productive and close-knit team and be willing to take on a broad range of tasks.