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Job Summary

It’s an exciting time at the Rogel Cancer Center and there’s an immediate opportunity to join our dynamic team. Cutting edge research. Become an integral part of our team. Work/life balance, professional development; access to high level leaders.

Mission Statement

The University of Michigan Health System improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally.  Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

Why Join Michigan Medicine?

Michigan Medicine is one of the largest health care complexes in the world and has been the site of many groundbreaking medical and technological advancements since the opening of the U-M Medical School in 1850. Michigan Medicine is comprised of over 30,000 employees and our vision is to attract, inspire, and develop outstanding people in medicine, sciences, and healthcare to become one of the world’s most distinguished academic health systems.  In some way, great or small, every person here helps to advance this world-class institution. Work at Michigan Medicine and become a victor for the greater good.


Research Administrator

                Research Funding Administrator

  • Administratively manage the Cancer Research Committee (CRC), a Rogel Cancer Center internal funding mechanism for innovative cancer research ideas from our 500+ Cancer Center members. Work directly with Chair of committee to determine eligibility, deadlines, guidelines; manager requests-for-applications (RFAs), follow-up on reporting, communicate with committee and faculty who submit applications. This committee awards approximately $3 million annually.  
  • Maintain Internal and Extramural Funding Opportunities Calendar/Website/email notifications for cancer center members
  • Work with Senior Leadership and/or Program Leaders on Request-for-Applications (RFAs) outside of the CRC. Create RFAs in U-M InfoReady, manage applications, reviews and funding decisions.
  • Limited Funding (aka One-Per-Institution) Opportunities coordinator
  • Update and pull metrics from Funding Tracker


                Cancer Center Support Grant Metrics Maintenance

On a monthly basis, run reports on Rogel members’ research funding and publications. Work with Rogel members and research program leadership to determine cancer relevance of grants and publications, ensure publication compliance with NIH guidelines, update databases with necessary changes, identify grants and publications for highlighting in monthly communications, and more. Run reports and analyses for ad-hoc requests in support of the Rogel Cancer Center’s leadership.


                Adhoc projects and other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications*

Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or equivalent. 5-8 years of progressively responsible administrative experience. Research administration experience a plus. Ability to independently manage projects with little supervision. Superb communication and interpersonal skills a must. Demonstrated ability to manage time, organize and complete multiple tasks with attention to detail. Demonstrated ability to problem-solve and exercise judgment within the scope of position responsibilities. Strong team-work skills essential. Must be innovative and think proactively with a positive attitude.

Desired Qualifications*

Experience in Wolverine Access and Competition Space.

Underfill Statement

Dependent on qualifications, this position may be filled at a Research Administrator Intermediate level.

Background Screening

University of Michigan Health System conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.