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At Fred Hutch, we believe that the innovation, collaboration, and rigor that result from diversity and inclusion are critical to our mission of eliminating cancer and related diseases. We seek employees who bring different and innovative ways of seeing the world and solving problems. Fred Hutch is in pursuit of becoming an antiracist organization. We are committed to ensuring that all candidates hired share our commitment to diversity, antiracism, and inclusion.
The Basic Sciences Division is one of five scientific Divisions at Fred Hutch and is comprised of 29 faculty-led laboratories. The Division is recruiting for a Research Administrator II or III to join our team. The RA Team supports the research of scientists that are focused on understanding the normal molecular functioning of cells as well as the disruption that causes complex diseases like cancer and HIV infection.
This position will be one of a current team of 10 RAs supporting the Division's growing faculty. The Research Administrator II works under general direction from a supervisor and partners with Principal Investigators to support their lab administration. An RA II proactively provides compliant and effective funding support, budget and regulatory administration and general administrative support for faculty members and their labs. To provide first-rate research administrative support the role requires excellent administrative skills, a customer service orientation, an attention to detail, strong communication skills, and collaboration with colleagues and external partners. The RA III performs the duties of a RA II but has at least three years of experience as a research administrator preferably with principal investigators in a research institution, and carries out higher level portfolio analyses and post award issue issue resolution.
Funding Source Administration
A cover letter is required for this position.
Preferred Experience and Knowledge
A cover letter is required to be considered for this role.
A statement describing your commitment and contributions toward greater diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism in your career or that will be made through work at Fred Hutch is requested of all finalists.
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