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MD Anderson Cancer Center Grant Program Manager - Neuro-Oncology in Houston, Texas

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston is one of the world's most respected centers focused on cancer patient care, research, education and prevention. It was named the nation's No. 1 hospital for cancer care in U.S. News & World Report's 2019 rankings. It is one of the nation's original three comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Institute.

Provide administrative oversight to the processes and activities that impact both pre- and post-awards of grants and contracts throughout the Brain Tumor Program. Manage grant application process, reporting, and financial reconciliation of large-scale grants throughout project period. Work closely with Program Directors, as well as faculty in the Departments of Neuro-Oncology and Neurosurgery, in coordinating the administrative aspects of sponsored research. Assist with the writing and/or editing of research grant proposals and other related documents, reports, and contracts. Provide training and instruction to administrative support staff, trainees, and faculty in the submission of grant applications.


  1. Initiate department administrative planning for grant development; ensure grant process has appropriate resources, including administrative and financial support.

  2. Oversee the implementation of systems, policies, and procedures affecting the submission, review, approval, contract negotiation, activation, regulation, tracking, and reporting of and submission of grant applications and annual reports, according to institutional and external requirements.

  3. Manage funds and fund allocation across multiple projects and reports appropriately.

  4. Develop written and/or verbal communications for participating investigators and support staff, as well as timelines for preparation, finalization, and review of grant-related documents and status reports.

  5. Oversee and coordinate submission, review, approval, tracking, and reporting of grant applications and progress reports, according to institutional and external requirements.

  6. Assist in writing, scientific editing, and preparation of all sections of grant applications, including budgets and budget justifications.

  7. Oversee planning of monthly research investigator meetings.

  8. Manage internal competitions for career and development research programs.


Required: Bachelor's degree.

Preferred: Master's degree.


Required: Two years of grant management experience such as grant writing, grant submission and financial administration and one year of lead or supervisory experience. May substitute required education degree with additional years of equivalent experience on a one to one year basis. Successful completion of the LEADing Self Accelerate program may substitute for one year of required supervisory or management experience.

Preferred: Seven years of related experience, including scientific project management expertise in biomedical research organizations.

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law.

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 138895

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • FLSA: exempt and not eligible for overtime pay

  • Work Week: Days

  • Fund Type: Soft

  • Pivotal Position: Yes

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 60,400

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 75,500

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 90,600

  • Science Jobs: No

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