The OHSU Knight Cancer Institute, known as one of the pioneers in personalized cancer medicine, is an international leader in research and cancer treatment. Driven by its mission to end cancer as we know it, the institute is building upon its expertise in targeted treatments to advance the early detection of cancer when the disease is most treatable.
The Knight Grants Management (KGM) team provides comprehensive pre-award support to a diverse customer base within the Knight Cancer Institute. The KGM Grants and Contracts Coordinator works with research faculty, trainees, and staff to coordinate submission of grant and contract proposals in support the Knight’s research mission. Key responsibilities include interpreting federal and foundation funding guidelines; project managing deliverables required for grant applications; coordinating with internal and external stakeholders; collecting proposal data from various sources; preparing grant budgets in collaboration with Knight investigators; facilitating internal approvals; and ensuring compliance with institutional and sponsor requirements. The individual in this position proactively identifies and helps implement strategies to improve customer service and strives to develop strong relationships with the researchers our team supports. The ideal candidate will have solid analytical, multi-tasking, and organizational skills, be a strong team player, and feel comfortable working in a high-pressure, deadline-driven environment.
1. Every Knight Cancer employee is expected to embody our guiding principles:
2. Grant & Contract Coordination: Coordinates pre-award grant and contract activities within Knight Cancer Institute. Specific responsibilities include:
3. Project coordination and assistance as assigned, including but not limited to:
Education & Experience:
Note: Some positions may also require experience locating sources of available grant funds and developing programs that qualify for those funds.
Job Related Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Please submit a resume and cover letter for your application to be considered.
Please note: As of Oct. 18, 2021, all OHSU employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Fully vaccinated means you have received both doses of a two-dose, or one dose of a single-dose, FDA- or WHO-authorized COVID-19 vaccine and at least 14 days have passed since your final dose of COVID-19 vaccine. If you apply for and are offered a position, you must be fully vaccinated prior to starting work.
If the position you are offered does not require direct, in-person patient care contact, you may request an exception to the vaccine policy for medical or religious reasons. OHSU uses very narrow criteria under the law to allow an exception and very few requests are being approved.