Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is committed to providing outstanding departmental management to DFCI faculty engaged in research. The mission of the DFCI’s Department of Pediatric Oncology is to provide the best care available for children with cancer and blood disorders.
The Department includes a diverse population of world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals involved in basic, translational, and clinical research. We have established a long legacy of excellent patient care and cutting edge research. Our primary goals are innovation through basic scientific research to understand the molecular underpinnings that cause pediatric cancer, rapid translation of our laboratory studies to new clinical treatments, and training tomorrow’s physicians not only to provide excellent medical care, but also to continue advancing the field of pediatric oncology and blood diseases. U.S. News & World Report has ranked our program as the top pediatric cancer program in the country for multiple years over the past decade.
The purpose of the Department Grants Management Specialist (DGMS) is to provide support to faculty preparing grant applications (Pre-Award) and managing finances of the faculty portfolio after awards are funded (Post-Award). This position will provide financial information, guidance, analysis and support to Pediatric Oncology research faculty. Post-Award activities include managing accounts associated with grants, gifts, strategic centers, and other types of funding. Pre-Award activities include identifying and reviewing sponsor eligibility and application requirements, and coordination and preparation of research applications for final approval and submission.
In addition to the responsibilities described above, this position may occasionally be assiged special projects within the department, related to grants management and administration.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.