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Grant Program Coordinator - Molecular & Cellular Oncology

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The Department of Molecular and Cellular Oncology (MCO) advances basic, translational and clinical efforts to make MD Anderson the number one cancer research center. The department’s oncology-driven research focuses on fundamental mechanistic discoveries and their translation to humans. As a basic science department at MD Anderson, the department strives to enhance basic research excellence by establishing a robust research group focused on the molecular and cellular aspects of cancer research, particularly in signaling pathways and crosstalk between tumor and tumor microenvironment in tumor initiation, progression and metastasis, and resistance to various therapies. The department also hosts MD Anderson's Functional Genomics Core with the support of the Cancer Center Supporting Grant (CCSG). In addition, departmental faculty are core members of the Cancer Biology and Metastasis Program of CCSG, rated “exceptional” in the last competing renewal. 

Molecular & Cellular Oncology 



This position is also responsible for working directly with faculty to source non-standard sponsors so as to help improve and diversify the departments sponsored project portfolio, balancing the need to recover indirect cost and research productivity.


Coordinate Grant Submission Activity 
Coordinate all initial grant submissions, grant renewals and progress reports, issued by large group of principal investigators and trainees.

Support Personnel Effort Reporting for the Department 
Backup for personnel effort reporting activities (with Grant Program Manager and other effort report coordinators).

Provide ad hoc support to Research Department Administrator   
May help coordinate special activities such as employee recognition events, group training activities and other programs as assigned.


Required: Bachelor's degree.



Required: Three years of extensive administrative experience.

Preferred: Grant experience.


May substitute required education degree with additional years of equivalent experience on a one to one year basis. With preferred degree, one year of experience required. It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html

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