Research Grant Facilitator

University of British Columbia

Workers – Non Union

Job Class

Job Profile
AAPS Salaried – Analysis and Facilitation, Stage C

Job Title
Analysis Grant Facilitator

Analysis Grant Workplace Life Sciences Institute School of Science

Compensation Vary
$5,906.25 – $8,508.42 CAD Month-to-month

The Compensation Vary is the span between the minimal and most base wage for a place. The midpoint of the vary is roughly midway between the minimal and the utmost and represents an worker that possesses full job information, {qualifications} and expertise for the place. Within the regular course, staff might be employed, transferred or promoted between the minimal and midpoint of the wage vary for a job.

Posting Finish Date
September 22, 2023

Word: Functions might be accepted till 11:59 PM on the day previous to the Posting Finish Date above.

Job Finish Date

Sept 24, 2024

At UBC, we imagine that attracting and sustaining a various workforce is essential to the profitable pursuit of excellence in analysis, innovation, and studying for all college, workers and college students. Our dedication to employment fairness helps obtain inclusion and equity, brings wealthy range to UBC as a office, and creates the mandatory circumstances for a rewarding profession. 

Job Abstract
This function will assist the Life Sciences Institute (LSI) and the Girls’s Well being Analysis Cluster (WHRC). 75% of the function will assist the LSI and 25% might be centered on the WHRC.

The Analysis Grants Facilitator is accountable for the administration of grant purposes and the preparation of different writing initiatives together with growing, writing, and modifying all kinds of analysis associated paperwork and stories, monitoring LSI analysis actions, and supporting the institute operations with the event of promotional supplies. This place will establish and talk analysis and funding alternatives from authorities businesses and business in addition to present proposal improvement assist to LSI researchers on their grant purposes. Main tasks embrace however will not be restricted to: offering recommendation on identification and preparation of main collaborative grant proposals, figuring out, growing, writing, and getting ready analysis
grants, grant budgets and funds justifications, letters of intent, tutorial proposals, background documentation, analysis program rationales, and different paperwork.

The Analysis Grants Facilitator may even present authoritative recommendation and understanding of the mandates, priorities, processes and insurance policies of inside UBC and main Canadian and worldwide authorities and personal analysis funding sponsors. The place can also be concerned in writing/modifying content material for inside and exterior communications associated to the LSI. Working intently with the Strategic Analysis Growth Supervisor and different LSI workers, this place will play a key function in establishing contacts with businesses and establishments with a purpose to help LSI researchers in acquiring analysis grants, agreements, and contracts and can work intently with different models on the College relating to ethics, grants, and contracts when required.

The incumbent may even evaluate grant purposes and supply suggestions to WHRC members relating to how intercourse and gender-based evaluation (SGBA) will be built-in inside their examine design and total software. Tasks additionally embrace reviewing grant proposals and offering steerage about SGBA integration in examine design, statistical evaluation and information translation
Organizational Standing
The LSI is a UBC Analysis Institute supported by the UBC schools of Medication and Science. It’s dwelling to the analysis applications of roughly 90 Principal Investigators from three schools and over 15 departments, who conduct analysis on all kinds of life science subjects. The marketed place stories to the Strategic Analysis Growth Officer and works intently with LSI Principal Investigators, analysis workers, and trainees as required.

The WHRC is a UBC-funded start-up group that believes well being ought to be equitable. It strives to carry intercourse and gender well being fairness into stability by selling, increasing, and catalyzing impactful analysis on ladies’s well being. By 4 pillars of labor—Analysis Facilitation, Capability Growth, Information Translation (KT) and Advocacy—the WHRC engages and helps their worldwide community of >470 scholar, trainee and neighborhood members in pursuit of this objective collectively.
Work Carried out
In collaboration with the LSI senior administration workforce, the Analysis Grants Facilitator manages the identification of funding alternatives from varied funding businesses together with provincial,
federal and worldwide applications and manages the initiation and improvement of huge and complicated analysis grant purposes.
– In collaboration with LSI Principal Investigators, designs, develops, and prepares grant proposals, letters of intent, and background documentation; offers recommendation and suggestions on proposal
design and content material, grant budgets, strategies to enhance proposals and identifies doable monetary, human useful resource, tools, and house useful resource necessities for purposes. A portion of this may embrace offering particular suggestions on the combination of SGBA in grant proposals.
-Initiates and facilitates collaborations and initiatives between researchers, advices on growing of analysis partnerships, and identifies funding alternatives
-Customizes scientific writing and technical displays for goal audiences incorporating a scientific background with a capability to grasp and talk complicated scientific points
– Answerable for understanding College insurance policies and procedures with a purpose to appropriately create and consider budgets to make sure that all grant funding company and college necessities and
protocols are met.
– Liaises instantly with ORS, VP Analysis, sponsoring company personnel, Analysis and Belief Accounting, Ethics Committees, Business Liaison Workplace, college and administrative workers on questions
associated to the administration of analysis funding
-Researches details about the analysis and granting company to customise proposals to the company mandate, priorities, and tips; ensures College and company insurance policies and
procedures, analysis ethics, publications restrictions, confidentiality points, phrases of cost and oblique price restoration are addressed in proposals.
– Offers authoritative recommendation to researchers and management on the tradition, priorities, eligibility standards, deadlines, submission processes, funds necessities, and different essential particulars
relating to inside and exterior analysis funding
– Acts as a information useful resource for the Institute for analysis funding alternatives and ensures alignment with the Institute s strategic route and priorities and actively seeks out and encourages researchers to use for funding

– Maintains and offers in-depth information of LSI analysis actions, analysis progress, analysis metrics, alignment of LSI analysis with the broader analysis strategic priorities of UBC and the
schools represented by LSI membership.
– Manages the inner evaluate course of for grant purposes and collaborates with LSI Senior Administration to trace progress and develop plans in direction of new and renewal grant purposes
– Develops, implements, and maintains procedures, techniques, and processes for analysis file administration and software tips; tracks and stories the outcomes of all LSI grants
Consequence of Error/Judgement
Errors in efficiency or poor judgement may have a major impression on the effectiveness, picture, popularity, and monetary standing of the Institute, Colleges, and College. Inappropriate
judgement, non-compliance with contractual phrases and/or company tips, or incorrect interpretation of company and College coverage may end in lack of present and future analysis/funding
Supervision Acquired
Stories on to the Strategic Analysis Growth Supervisor with some supervision by the WHRC’s Director of Operations & Strategic Initiatives. The Analysis Grant Facilitator works intently with the Supervisor, Operations & HR, and Managers of LSI Core Services.
Supervision Given
Could present steerage to workers, college students, and postdoctoral fellows, as required, throughout the realm of grant and scientific writing.
Minimal {Qualifications}
For analysis work, a post-graduate diploma or equal skilled designation with a minimal of 4 years of associated expertise, or an equal mixture of schooling and expertise. In any other case, an undergraduate diploma in a related self-discipline is required with a minimal of six years of associated expertise, or an equal mixture of schooling and expertise.
– Willingness to respect numerous views, together with views in battle with one’s personal

– Demonstrates a dedication to enhancing one’s personal consciousness, information, and abilities associated to fairness, range, and inclusion

Most well-liked {Qualifications}

Demonstrated expertise in growing, writing, analyzing or evaluating analysis funding purposes and managing analysis initiatives. Intimate information of present grants and funding applications accessible at provincial, nationwide and worldwide ranges. Information of college insurance policies and procedures, in addition to expertise working with researchers is an asset.
Demonstrated skill to work successfully with members of workers, college, and senior administration. Potential to successfully handle a number of initiatives/duties in addition to a number of deadlines, prioritize successfully and adapt shortly and effectively to alter. Potential to research issues, establish key info and points, and successfully resolve them. Robust oral and written communication,
interpersonal and organizational abilities. Potential to train appreciable tact and discretion when coping with confidential issues, politically delicate points, and numerous folks. Potential to work each independently and inside a workforce atmosphere. Potential to take care of accuracy and a spotlight to element. Potential to collect, report, and set up info; to create and preserve report and submitting

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