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Scientific Workforce Specialist

Buffalo, New York ~ January 02, 2019

Position Summary
The Project Administrative Officer (Scientific Workforce Specialist) is a position funded by the Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) award from the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences to the University at Buffalo to synergize and enhance work in clinical and translational science research and to train and develop a diverse clinical and translational workforce. The Scientific Workforce Specialist will coordinate all workforce and Junior Scientists professional development activities, as well as act as the liaison between program leadership and junior scientists mentors. They will assume an active role in the integration of various education and diversity initiatives within the CTSA hub by working with leaders along the pipeline to facilitate, integrate, and coordinate workforce development at all levels. They will collaborate, mentor, and interact with all individuals in the workforce involved in clinical and translational science pipeline to enhance excellence through inclusion and diversity. They will play an active role in recruiting Junior Scientists as KL2 scholars, developing online modules and providing professional development. This position requires the ability to work well with other members of the CTSI team and the community and make occasional trips related to CTSI activities.

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