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The Lupus Research Alliance (LRA) is the largest nonprofit organization leading the world in innovative research to improve the lives of those living with lupus today and to prevent, treat and cure lupus tomorrow.

 POSITION SUMMARY:

Assist in planning and managing the Lupus Research Alliance’s research grants and collaborative projects. Help in determining program priorities and funding levels as well as track research progress of funded grants. Prepare analyses of research requirements and coordinate committees and programs. Liaise with scientists from academia, industry, and government agencies to drive LRA’s research mission. Understand the Organization, activities, operations, policies, and procedures to perform all duties.

 To apply please email a cover letter, salary requirements and resume—in this order, in a single pdf file—to: HR@lupusresearch.org

 Responsibilities

·        Plan and manage the review of grant applications. Prepare requests for applications, summary statements, monitor budgets, and assist in grant activations. Accountable for implementing the budgetary recommendations of the review committee.

·        Communicate with researchers to provide information appropriate to the application and review process.

·        Monitor and evaluate ongoing research grants, contracts, including establishment of guidelines for determining progress and impact of these programs. Assess progress reports and assist in evaluating program impact and determining program priorities.

·        Manage collaborative projects between academia and industry.  

·        Assist LRA’s Communications Team in the preparation of the LRA research announcements by providing appropriate knowledge and information concerning the scientific content as well as the status of ongoing research in lupus funded by the LRA.

·        Responsible for maintaining and improving the content on LRA’s research website.

·        Support and maintain the vision, mission, priorities, and guiding principles of the LRA. Understand the strategic direction and purpose of the research department and conform to stated strategies and business needs, develop standard research procedures and maintain records to comply with regulatory requirements.

·        Ensure that the confidentiality and security of all information under his/her supervision is maintained.

·        Participate in meetings. Develop and deliver presentations as required and provide input and suggestions.

·        Perform all other responsibilities and projects as assigned by the CSO.

 

Requirements

Credentials & Qualifications:

·        PhD, MD or equivalent professional degree such as DMD, DVM, etc. required. 

·        Postdoctoral research experience desirable but not necessary

·        Expertise in immunology is strongly preferred

·        Proficiency in developing scientific reports, presentations, and business correspondence

·        Experience in administration and management of biomedical research programs desired

·        Proficiency with various computer systems and databases including Microsoft Office. 

 

Skills & Competencies:

·        Excellent written and oral communication skills. Ability to communicate with scientific peers and the public 

·        Detail-oriented, strong organizational skills, and capable of handling diverse assignments

·        Effectively multi-task, establish priorities, and work in a fast-paced environment; highly efficient in time management and can meet deadlines under pressure

·        Team player who can build excellent working relationships both internally and externally

·        Superior active listening, observation, analytical, and problem recognition and solving skills.


To apply please email a cover letter, salary requirements and resume—in this order, in a single pdf file—to: HR@lupusresearch.org

 No phone calls please.

 For information about the Lupus Research Alliance please visit our website: www.lupusresearch.org.  



The Lupus Research Alliance (LRA) is the largest nonprofit organization leading the world in innovative research to improve the lives of those living with lupus today and to prevent, treat and cure lupus tomorrow.

 POSITION SUMMARY:

Assist in…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    June 1, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    May 15, 2021
  • Education
    Doctorate (PhD) Required

Salary

$75,000 - $85,000open to negotiation with excellent benefits

Benefits

Eligible employees at Lupus Research Alliance (LRA) are provided a wide range of benefits. A number of the programs (such as Social Security, workers' compensation, state disability, and unemployment insurance) cover all employees in the manner prescribed by law.

 

Benefits eligibility is dependent upon a variety of factors, including employee classification. Your supervisor can identify the programs for which you are eligible. Details of many of these programs can be found elsewhere in the employee handbook and in separate summary plan descriptions and documents available from Human Resources.

 

The following benefit programs are available to eligible employees:

 

     * 403B Retirement Savings Plan (eligible at 6 months for 4% match)

* Health Insurance provided by United Healthcare (100% paid by LRA for employee as of

  the day of hire)  

     * Holidays (11+ per year)

     * Dental Insurance provided by MetLife (100% paid by LRA for employee)

     * Vision Care Insurance (100% paid by LRA for employee)                               

     * Bereavement Leave      

     * Jury Duty Leave                                                

     * Life Insurance (2 x salary) (100% paid by LRA for employee)                        

     * Long-Term Disability (100% paid by LRA for employee)

     * Military Leave    

     * Personal Days (3 per year)

     * Short-Term Disability (100% paid by LRA for employee)

     * Sick Leave Benefits (accrued at two weeks per year)

     * Training and Development

     * Flexible Spending Plan

     * Commuter Benefits through wageworks.com

     * Vacation Benefits 

Eligible employees at Lupus Research Alliance (LRA) are provided a wide range of benefits. A number of the programs (such as Social Security, workers' compensation, state disability…

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near New York, NY
Associated Location
275 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10016, United States
10th FLoor

How to Apply

To apply please email a cover letter, salary requirements and resume—in this order, in a single pdf file—to: HR@lupusresearch.org

 

No phone calls please.

To apply please email a cover letter, salary requirements and resume—in this order, in a single pdf file—to: HR@lupusresearch.org

 

No phone calls please.

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