Office of Research, UC Riverside

Principal Contract and Grant Officer/Material Transfer Officer

UC Riverside has an immediate opening for a Pr. Contract and Grant Officer/Material Transfer Officer (Pr. CGO/MTO) in Sponsored Programs Administration within the Office of Research and Economic Development.  The University of California, Riverside is one of 10 universities within the prestigious University of California system and widely recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the nation. In August of 2013, UCR opened California's first new public medical school in four decades.
The Principal Contract and Grant Officer (PCGO) is responsible for providing institutional-level sponsored programs administration services to a portfolio of academic departments and research units, including acting as an institutional liaison with extramural sponsors. The duties of this position include: reviewing and endorsing proposals, conducting comprehensive analysis of a variety of awards (e.g., grants, cooperative agreements, contracts, etc.), negotiating and executing agreements with State, Local Governments and Non-Profit sponsors, providing advice to faculty and staff regarding critical and/or sensitive sponsored programs issues, interpreting a broad range of sponsor policies, government regulations and award terms and conditions, coordinating and/or approving prior approval requests, facilitating award close-outs, and participating in the preparation of research administration training courses. The PCGO interacts with a variety of campus and system-wide offices to facilitate the management, administration and conduct of sponsored programs.

The Material Transfer Officer (MTO) is responsible for providing institutional-level research administration services in the area of research material transfers. The duties of this position include: advising faculty, researchers, research support personnel, and department/unit staff regarding a variety of issues and matters involving the transfer of research materials; negotiating and executing material transfer agreements, confidentiality agreements, visiting scientist agreements, and other research-related agreements; compliance with U.S. export control laws; reviewing and commenting on proposed policies and regulations related to research material transfers; and participating in the development and delivery of campus training courses. This position also interacts with a variety of campus and system-wide offices to facilitate the management, administration, and conduct of UCR's research programs.

This 100% time appointment will be split equally, with fifty percent (50%) of the time spent in the role of PCGO while the other fifty percent (50%) of time will be spent in the role of MTO.
To learn more about this exceptional opportunity at UC Riverside, please visit the Job Opportunities portal, Job Number 201506155781.