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Now Hiring college-level Pre-Award Research Coordinator at Lehigh University

  • 1.  Now Hiring college-level Pre-Award Research Coordinator at Lehigh University

    Posted 01-07-2022 14:18

    Looking for something new in 2022? Come join our new and growing research administration team in the College of Health at Lehigh University in scenic Bethlehem, Pennsylvania! In fulfillment of the University's Path To Prominence the college welcomed its first cohort of 12 faculty over the last two years, and will add 9 more faculty in Fall 2022. Our research award portfolio went from $0 to $8.6M in just over 15 months and growing…

    Reporting to the Assistant Director of Administration, the College of Health is hiring a college-level Pre-Award Research Coordinator. This position will play a key role in stimulating and supporting sponsored research activity within the college through coordination and preparation of complex scientific research proposals for a wide variety of external federal, state, and other sponsors (and internal grant programs). This position is designed to work directly with all faculty in the college in a shared services model, and will take the lead in searching for and communicating funding opportunities, writing-editing-proofreading required documents, and coordinating all proposal documents. In collaboration with faculty (principal investigators), this position will support the entire proposal development process from opportunity identification through submission to the central office of research & sponsored programs.

    To add a bit of flavor for a well-rounded research administrator, this role will also provide administrative planning and support for research-related events, annual grant award reporting, monthly expense reviews, and research-related internal communications.

    Understanding of grant writing techniques, excel calculations, system-to-system software, PIVOT,, ORCID, SciENcv, and Uniform Guidance principles a plus! Lehigh University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. We seek like minded individuals to join our team and support our equitable community.

    Should you have any questions about this role please reach out directly to me at This position is open until filled, interested candidates must apply directly at this link.

    Heather Messina
    Assistant Director of Administration (Research)
    Lehigh University