• Tampa, FL
  • Moffitt at Magnolia Campus (MCC)
  • CCSG Administration
  • Full Time - Day Shift - M-F, 8-5
  • Req #: 43682
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At Moffitt Cancer Center, we come face-to-face with cancer every day, but we also see courage. And it inspires us to be the safest and best place for cancer care – to bring greater hope to every patient we serve. It’s why we’ve been continually named One of the Top Places to Work in the Tampa Bay Area. As the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center based in Florida, Moffitt employs some of the best and brightest minds from around the world. Moffitt is the leading cancer hospital in both Florida and the Southeast and has been nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report since 1999. Because working at Moffitt is both a career and a mission: to contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer. Join a dedicated, diverse and inclusive team of over 7,000 to be a part of the Courageous future we envision.


Moffitt Cancer Center is seeking a Scientific Development Administrator I to join the Office of Scientific Development (OSD) to support research development services including strategic design, project development, writing, and editing of complex faculty-led grant proposals (e.g., P and U series NIH grants).


The Ideal Candidate:

Must have experience in drafting, editing, and/or project managing grant submissions to funding agencies such as the National Cancer Institute

Must possess a deep understanding of scientific terms and an ability to convey complex scientific ideas clearly in written and graphical forms

Must be able to work both as a team player and as a highly independent individual in direct and indirect support of faculty.

Must be able to work effectively with all levels of faculty and staff

Must have proven track record of high quality written documents


Major Responsibilities:

Support research development services for large complex grant proposals in collaboration with faculty leads

Develop, curate, and disseminate standardized information related to the development of grant proposals

Project manage all aspects of developing and submitting complex grant proposals

Provide ongoing high level administrative support to awarded complex institutional grants

Track and report outcomes related to OSD development activities


Education & Experience:

Master’s degree in a biomedical or related scientific field, including science communication, required

PhD in a biomedical or related scientific field is preferred

At least 2 years of experience in scientific editing and grant writing (graduate training may be included) is required

At least 3 years of experience working or training in a scientific, medical, or academic setting is required

Completion of at least 1 year of postdoctoral work preferred

Experience in cancer research settings is highly preferred


Equal Employment Opportunity

Moffitt Cancer Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, or protected veteran or disabled status. We seek candidates whose skills, and personal and professional experience, have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.

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