Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL), a world-renowned research facility on Long Island’s North Shore, is expanding its neuroscience research program and is looking for a recent PhD graduate to provide support with associated commercial and philanthropic activities. This individual will report to both the business development and technology transfer departments in order to bridge the gap between our neuroscientific researchers and fundraising opportunities within the greater community.
Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to the following: - Identify funding opportunities for CSHL research and education programs and solicit funds – focusing on private foundations, corporations, and philanthropic donors. - Communicate and translate scientific content to internal and external groups (both scientific and lay audiences) through phone calls, presentations and written materials. - Work with scientists, senior educational staff and administration on developing proposals, including drafting, writing, and/or editing materials. - Develop and maintain relations with directors and program officers at private foundations; with pharmaceutical/biotechnology companies and their foundations; and with program officers at federal agencies in order to identify and cultivate potential funding leads involving sponsorship and support of scientists, collaborative research projects, meetings, courses, and special events. - Work with Academic staff in the evaluation and analysis of the commercial potential of CSHL technologies and research.
Education: Must have a PhD in neuroscience or a related field.
Experience: This candidate will ideally possess some previous experience translating scientific content to present to both scientific and non-scientific backgrounds, as well as some fundraising experience.
Skills: This individual must have very strong communication and presentation skill, as well as the ability to bridge highly technical science fields to a lay audience.
Please apply for the position via the CSHL careers website at: http://cshl.peopleadmin.com/postings/14840
Position Number: 01302-A
We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package.
Founded in 1890, CSHL has helped shape contemporary biomedical research and education with today’s research endeavors encompassing cancer, neuroscience, plant biology and quantitative biology. CSHL is a private, not-for-profit institution in New York and has been home to eight Nobel Prize winners. Today, CSHL’s multidisciplinary scientific community is bolstered by more than 600 researchers and its Scientific Meetings & Courses Program, which hosts more than 9,000 scientists from around the world each year on its campus.
For more information about CSHL, please visit us at www.cshl.edu.
CSHL is an EO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status.
VEVRAA Federal Contractor
Internal Number: 01302
About Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Since 1890, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) has been a global leader in research and education. The international scientific community at CSHL provides a unique and stimulating atmosphere for doctoral research?an environment where students, postdoctoral fellows, and faculty work side-by-side. The Watson School of Biological Sciences (WSBS) was founded on the belief that with well thought-out mechanisms, enthusiastic involvement of faculty, and highly motivated students, an innovative curriculum could be provided that would allow students to earn a doctoral degree in a shorter time than in traditional programs without compromising the quality of their training. The curriculum is designed to train students to become scholars and independent thinkers.