As a Grant & Contract Officer (GCO) and member of the centralized office of Research Administration (ORA), you will be responsible for providing Principal Investigators (PI) accurate and comprehensive pre and post-award administration of research awards and clinical trials in furtherance of the strategic vision to create outstanding translational and clinical research in a dynamic environment for medical education.
* Conduct comprehensive analysis of proposals, draft agreements, sub awards, subcontracts by government and non-government sponsors
* Communicate with assigned Principal Investigators (PI's) and departments regarding any developments, according to their professional judgments, that requires administrative action to ensure compliance of agency requirements.
On an ongoing basis monitors transactions on the account for adherence to the policies of Cedars and the granting agency.
Guides Principal Investigators (PIs) and staff with the interpretation of funding agency and institutional regulations, policies, and procedures
Responsible for closeout of awards as required by Cedars and agency policies to ensures that records are maintained in the Archive File as required by the funding agency and Cedars.
Participates in Cedars performance improvement and quality assurance processes, as needed to keep Cedars a world class research institute and destination for world renowned research scientists.
Partner with others to serve as a resource to educate units regarding institutional processes.
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research... and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major teaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.