Research Administration Associate - Grants Management/Research Compliance

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7222469 (Ref.No. 18658-en_US)
Posted: February 29, 2024

Job Description


The Research Administration Associate will provide pre and post award support for two senior faculty and their laboratories.  This will include large, multi-PI program project grants, research administration compliance and financial management. The work will also include renewals, progress reports and reconciliations.


Employees with CRA certification are eligible for certification pay.


This position is eligible for a hybrid work schedule.

Job Duties

  • Manage large program project grants such as U54 and U01s which are co-operative agreements
  • Manage the compliance initiatives of research administration for the lab(s)
  • Process and submit grant proposals to Central Sponsored Programs Office, to include carryforwards, no-cost extensions, progress reports, and other prior-approvals
  • Provide direct research administration support to two senior, heavily-funded faculty
  • Reconcile issues related to research compliance
  • Prepare monthly account reconciliations for assigned faculty
  • Develop and maintain SOPs for the two labs
  • Manage numerous foreign collaborators and contracts

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree.  Certified Research Administrator certification through the Research Administrators Certification Council (RACC) may substitute for the degree requirement.
  • Two years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Research compliance knowledge/experience 
  • Must be organized, highly detail oriented, able to multitask and able to work well in a team environment
  • Must be skilled at research administration, particularly research compliance



Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.




Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.