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Research Administrator II

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Research Administrator II

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Medicine-Developmental Medicine

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Boston Children’s Hospital is seeking a Research Administrator to manage pre-award activities for the GI, Nutrition and Hepatology Division and the Developmental Medicine Division. The RA’s time will support the two divisions and allocations may vary depending on the needs of each division

Open to Research Administrators at all levels!

The Division of Developmental Medicine is one of the largest and most comprehensive divisions of its type. Our mission is to improve the lives of infants, children, and adolescents who have developmental and behavioral problems, and to support their families throughout their child’s life span. Our goal is to create new models of integrated and collaborative clinical service, training, and research, which will lead to better diagnostic acumen, treatment, quality of life, and ultimately cures for developmental and behavioral challenges

BCH’s clinicians are leaders in clinical gastrointestinal research. We are actively searching for innovative ways to advance treatments, overcome challenges, and improve the quality of care we provide to each child. We continue to pioneer gastrointestinal treatment approaches and are at the forefront of major advances in the care and treatment of children with conditions such as inflammatory bowel disease, motility and aerodigestive disorders, esophageal disorders, liver disease, celiac disease and many more.


  • Coordinate, prepare, and submit grant applications; budget development; coordinating required institutional reviews and approvals
  • Work with Principal Investigators to ensure timely submission of funding proposals for federal, state, corporate, and private foundation sponsored funds
  • Initiate submission records and tracking application status in the Children’s Hospital e Research Portal (CHeRP)
  • Assist with effort reporting, biosketches, updating other support pages and request eRA commons ID and Orchid ID for both divisions for Faculty, Jr. Faculty, Postdoctoral fellows and internal/external collaborators
  • Assist in grant close out, this includes but not limited to close out of purchase orders, subcontract invoices, ensuring publications are in compliant with the NIH Publication Access Policy, patent statements, and other tasks as required
  • Assist in processing purchase orders, invoices and check request
  • Assist/updating the shared resource documents for the divisions, maintain grant submission and active grant lists, Conflict of Interest (COI) training and Citi training records and Responsible Conduct Research (RCR) Training lists
  • Other projects or tasks as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree OR 2 years of research administrative related experience
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office and database applications
  • Pre-award experience preferred with an open mind to do post-award tasks in the future
  • Ability to work independently and a team environment. Excellent organizational skills and able to multitask to handle multiple priorities and simultaneous deadlines, and to independently seek out answers from the appropriate grant, publication and/or other resource. Work must be accurate as financial/grant consequences for the divisions are significant and excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge working with NIH application system: as systems to systems, Grants.gov, Assists, eRA commons

BCH offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits

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