Grant Writer - 55035-1A

Updated: Feb 8, 2024
Location: Irvine-Campus
Job Type:
Department: Pharmaceutical Science

Job Opening ID: 55035
Reports To: Mahtab Jafari
Working Title: GRANT WRITER
Department: Pharmaceutical Science
Bargaining Unit: 99
FLSA: Non-Exempt
Payroll Job Code: 006256
Job Location: UCI Campus- Irvine
Percent of Time: 43%
Work Schedule: 8-5, M-F
Employee Class: Limited


Position Summary:


The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences offers undergraduate and graduate students unparalleled training for future careers in pharmacy, medicine, and biomedical research. Our innovative, rigorous curriculum integrates concepts from biology, chemistry, chemical engineering, pharmacology, and physiology. Alumni purse exciting professional opportunities that improve our societies health and well-being.


Under supervision, the incumbent will assist the Professor in preparing grants, manuscripts and proposals and some high level administrative work such as coordinating events, updating and maintaining website content, and special projects as strategic priorities evolve. This is a part-time position which does not include benefits.


Total Compensation:

In addition to the salary range listed below, we offer a wealth of benefits to make working at UCI even more rewarding. These benefits may include medical insurance, sick and vacation time, retirement savings plans, and access to a number of discounts and perks. Please utilize the links listed here to learn more about our compensation practices and benefits.


$31.94 - $56.75 (Hourly Rate)


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Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.
Bachelor's or Master's degree in a scientific field, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Excellent writing skills. Experience writing grants, manuscripts, and IRB proposals in basic, translational, and clinical sciences research. Proven ability to work independently to prioritize and carry out assigned tasks reliably with only general direction; Motivation to learn. Professional grants and contracts preparation experience. Required computer skills: Excel, Word, Prism, and experience with creating graphs. Statistical analysis experience using various programs such as prism or R package. Web page experience. Knowledge of agency guidelines (i.e, NSF, NIH) and University policies in order to prepare and submit proposals in a timely manner.






Special Conditions Required:




Special Conditions Preferred:




Conditions of Employment
The University of California, Irvine (UCI) seeks to provide a safe and healthy environment for the entire UCI community. As part of this commitment, all applicants who accept an offer of employment must comply with the following conditions of employment:

  • Background Check and Live Scan
  • Legal Right to work in the United States
  • Vaccination Policies
  • Smoking and Tobacco Policy
  • Drug Free Environment

The following additional conditions may apply, some of which are dependent upon business unit or job specific requirements.

  • California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act
  • E-Verify
  • Pre-Placement Health Evaluation

Details of each policy may be reviewed by visiting the following page -

Closing Statement
The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce along with honoring unique experiences, perspectives, and identities. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable, and welcoming.
UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact Human Resources at (949) 824-0500 or [email protected].

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