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  • PhD in a biomedical science or related field. 
  • Experience with developing, editing, and reviewing of grant applications, including service on study sections or grant review committees.
  • Experience with applying for, and preferably winning, grants as a principal investigator.
  • Membership in professional organizations such as NORDP, AMWA, NCURA, or others.


Advanced degree or combination of relevant education, training, and/or experience.  Typically three or more years of experience in area of specialization.  Experience with science writing and budget development related to grant applications.

  • Excellent oral, written, and analytical skills, exhibiting fluency in area of specialization.
  • Demonstrated skill in translating complex scientific concepts into written proposals.
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse faculty with diverse needs and working styles in an academic setting.
  • Ability to consistently meet deadlines.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and prioritize them accordingly.
  • Knowledge of federal funding agencies, e.g., NIH, NSF, DOD, DARPA and others, and their grant application processes.


For teaching jobs, advanced degree or certification may be required for some programs.

  • Frequently stand/walk, sitting, grasp lightly/fine manipulation, perform desk-based computer tasks.
  • Occasionally use a telephone, writing by hand, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 40 pounds.
  • Rarely sort/file paperwork or parts, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh >40 pounds.
  • Ability to use voice to present information/communicate with others.
  • On-campus mobility.

* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.

  • May work extended hours, evenings or weekends.
  • May travel locally.
  • Occasional overnight travel.


  • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
  • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
  • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.

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