|Posting Number: YUSA-8228|
|Position Title: Research Officer|
|Department: Office of the Dean, Faculty of Science & Engineering|
|Duration: Continuing Full-Time|
|Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.|
To facilitate and support the application, awarding and monitoring of awards, grants and any other external funding. To identify research funding opportunities and in conjunction with University researchers and staff, participates in determining methods to secure funding that meets present and future needs in line with the Faculty and University's objectives. To act as a resource for faculty members regarding grant applications and research issues and to liaise with the Office of the Vice-President Research and Innovation and the Office of Research Services.
Master’s degree in a Science discipline required.
3 years’ related experience in an institutional setting writing or assisting with writing research proposals in a Science field of study; experience in independent research/graduate work and administering grant proposals post-award including compliance with budget issues; knowledge of government research granting councils and other applicable external funding agencies. A comprehensive understanding of university and faculty structures and legislative and research-granting processes.
Demonstrated understanding of research and the mechanisms available for obtaining funding. Excellent oral and written communication skills; effective interpersonal and public relations skills including the capacity to work with faculty members and external contacts. Proven ability to exercise sound judgment and discretion; diplomacy and tact; and to maintain confidentiality. Strong organizational and time management skills; strong research and analytical skills. Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team. Advanced knowledge of and demonstrated experience with Microsoft Office Word. Intermediate knowledge of and demonstrated experience with Microsoft Office Excel, Powerpoint and Access. Ability to create and work with various databases. Good working knowledge and ability to use the internet and email.
|Cover Letter Required: Yes|
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