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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Senior Sponsored Research Analyst (Contracts) - Office of Sponsored Programs in Atlanta, Georgia

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Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.



  • This position is located in the central Office of Sponsored Programs *

  • Provides assistance to faculty and staff in reviewing all types of proposals for contractual awards with varying complexity.

  • Reviews contractual terms/conditions with limited guidance from supervisors or General Counsel, unless needed.

  • Negotiates standard and complex research agreements or subcontracts with agencies or other third parties.

  • Ensures appropriate certifications and/or regulatory compliance approvals are obtained by faculty as required by law, institutional or sponsor policies, provides assistance as needed.

  • Ensures sponsors receive required approval letters.

  • Interacts with sponsors, faculty and staff to resolve legal, regulatory and institutional issues with limited supervision.

  • Prepares Notice of Award Acceptance documents.

  • Ensures accuracy of administrative and financial award information.

  • Responds to sponsors, faculty or staff requests for additional information and/or clarification.

  • Maintains required records.

  • Handles activities such as the transfer of contractual awards, project personnel changes and administrative closeouts.

  • Assists in training new employees.

  • Assists management as needed with reports and special projects.

  • Assist in conducting educational seminars/workshops for faculty and staff.

  • Performs related responsibilities as required.


  • A bachelor's degree in business management, applied science or a related field and five years of related experience.

  • Certified Research Administrator preferred.

  • Strong communication (verbal and written), negotiation, problem-solving and customer service skills.

  • Ability to synthesize and apply complex information.


  • The candidate should have demonstrated experience reviewing and negotiating contracts related to University sponsored research activities.

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Job Number 132427

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division Research Administration

Department Office of Sponsored Programs

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable

Job Category Research Administration

Campus Location (For Posting) : City Atlanta

Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor