Grant Writer

San Francisco, California
Aug 24, 2018
Biotech Bay
Required Education
Position Type
Full time

The Gladstone Institutes is an independent, not-for-profit research institution. Its mission is to improve the health and well-being of all people through medical research and education in neuroscience, cardiovascular biology, immunology, and stem cell biology. Home to notable leaders in science and biomedicine, Gladstone comprises four institutes as well as various centers and programs. All of its approximately 500 members are aligned in their mission to carry out or support science that overcomes disease. Located in an award-winning building at the Mission Bay Campus, Gladstone offers a competitive salary and benefits program. It provides an ideal environment for those seeking to maximize and fully leverage their potential. Please consider Gladstone and make a difference in human health.

The Gladstone Institutes are a renowned center of excellence focused on using science to overcome disease. We are an independent, not-for-profit research organization affiliated with the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) and located in an award winning building at UCSF's Mission Bay Campus. We aim to contribute to the health and wellbeing of all people through research, education and outreach in the areas of neuroscience, brain disorders, cardiovascular disease, stem cell technology, virology and immunology.

In light of its many bourgeoning areas of research and related fundraising needs, the Gladstone Institute of Neurological Disease seeks an experienced grant writer to assist its investigators in the preparation of grant applications, including complex center, program project, translational, equipment, and training grant proposals to the National Institutes of Health, and funding requests to diverse private foundations.

Candidates should have a well established track record of critically contributing to the preparation and successful competition for such grants, as well as outstanding verbal and written communication skills. They should be able to quickly grasp complex scientific issues and be thoroughly familiar with the policies, guidelines and practices of relevant funding agencies. The position also requires exceptional organizational skills, ability to multi-task, efficiency, and initiative. Advanced degrees (MD or PhD) and postdoctoral training in neuroscience would be viewed as additional strengths.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to help a dynamic and highly interactive group of investigators elucidate fascinating brain functions and overcome devastating neurological diseases.