The Manger Research Opportunities and Development (MROD) is primarily responsible for the coordination and facilitation of collaborations for multidisciplinary research by faculty and will coordinate the placement of medical and health professions students with research mentors and projects. The MROD will play a key managing role in helping faculty with finding funding, planning and directing the development of team-based institutional grant proposals to federal, state and foundation agencies in support of the EVMS research mission. The MROD will also manage the creation of centralized research databases and provide administrative guidance to the development of a research curriculum for learners. The MROD will also provide administrative assistance to the Research Executive Committee, the Vice Dean for Research and the Senior Associate Dean for Research. The MROD will also facilitate grant writing and development activities with other EVMS offices and personnel and provide research metrics information to the web page and other EVMS offices.
Bachelor’s degree in science, public administration or health or related field. Five (5) years of relevant grant management, coordination and development experience required. Experience with grant applications to NIH, HRSA and PCORI preferred or to other federal agencies. Experience with managing projects is preferred. Ability to multitask and work independently.