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Fred Hutch Global Oncology (GO), a Cross-Divisional program overseen by the Director’s Office at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, has a mission to reduce the global burden of cancers, especially in low and middle-income countries, through the advancement of research and the development of new low-cost prevention and treatment strategies. A cornerstone of the program is a decade-long alliance with the Uganda Cancer Institute (UCI) that advances research, capacity building, and cancer care in Uganda.
The Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division (VIDD) addresses the growing need for treatment and prevention strategies for infectious diseases worldwide. VIDD is comprised of four research programs—Biostatistics, Bioinformatics & Epidemiology, Global Oncology, Immunology & Vaccine Development, and Infectious Disease Sciences.
This Research Administrator III/IV position is based in Seattle and is a part of a broader Finance team with members both in Seattle and Uganda. This position will report to the Finance and Administrative Manager in GO and to the Fiscal Manager in the Infectious Disease Sciences (IDS) Program in VIDD. The incumbent will collaborate with other GO staff based in Seattle to contribute to the program’s strategic objectives in an international research setting and is also expected to be integrated into the IDS Program administration and closely interacts and collaborates with the IDS financial, regulatory and administrative and operations teams. The Research Administrator III/IV will principally manage all aspects of GO’s international sponsored and philanthropic funding. Additionally, the Research Administrator III/IV will support IDS faculty by managing their sponsored and non-sponsored research portfolios, planning for and ensuring compliant and effective funding, budget and regulatory administration, and general administrative support of assigned Principal Investigators and their research groups. The Research Administrator III/IV works autonomously and is expected to use initiative and sound judgment in operating within the framework of programmatic policies and procedures.
GO International Financial Operations (50%)
Pre/Post Award Grant Support
Research and Finance Operations
Infectious Disease Sciences Program/VIDD (50%)
Funding Source Administration
In addition to the required qualifications, the ideal candidate will have the following characteristics: