Scientific Development Administrator

H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center

Tampa, FL

Job posting number: #7086378 (Ref:hlj_33016)

Posted: September 30, 2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Moffitt Cancer Center is seeking a Scientific Development Administrator I to join the Office of Scientific Development (OSD) to support research development services including strategic design, project development, writing, and editing of complex faculty-led grant proposals (e.g., P and U series NIH grants).


The Ideal Candidate:

  • Must have experience in drafting, editing, and/or project managing grant submissions to funding agencies such as the National Cancer Institute
  • Must possess a deep understanding of scientific terms and an ability to convey complex scientific ideas clearly in written and graphical forms
  • Must be able to work both as a team player and as a highly independent individual in direct and indirect support of faculty.
  • Must be able to work effectively with all levels of faculty and staff
  • Must have proven track record of high quality written documents


Major Responsibilities:

  • Support research development services for large complex grant proposals in collaboration with faculty leads
  • Develop, curate, and disseminate standardized information related to the development of grant proposals
  • Project manage all aspects of developing and submitting complex grant proposals
  • Provide ongoing high level administrative support to awarded complex institutional grants
  • Track and report outcomes related to OSD development activities


Education & Experience:

  • Master’s degree in a biomedical or related scientific field, including science communication, required
  • PhD in a biomedical or related scientific field is preferred
  • At least 2 years of experience in scientific editing and grant writing (graduate training may be included) is required
  • At least 3 years of experience working or training in a scientific, medical, or academic setting is required
  • Completion of at least 1 year of postdoctoral work preferred
  • Experience in cancer research settings is highly preferred

Mission To create a Moffitt culture of diversity and inclusion as we strive to contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer. Vision Moffitt Cancer Center is recognized as the model wherein the diversity of our employees and communities is valued and supported as essential components to contributing to the prevention and cure of cancer. The cancer center is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of the cancer center to prohibit unlawful discrimination and harassment of any type and to afford equal employment opportunities to workforce members and applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, marital status, disability, genetic information, veteran’s status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

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