Grant Development Intern

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Chapel Hill, NORTH CAROLINA
Job Type: PartTime
Deadline: 30 Jul 2021

Posting Details

Position Type Temporary Staff (SHRA)
Job Title Grant Development Intern
Department Name Renaissance Computing Inst - 637100
Vacancy ID S018101
Position Posting Category Research Professionals
Hiring Range 12.00 - 21.00 hourly
Full-time/Part-time Part Time
If part-time, how many hours per week? 5-10
Work Schedule
Proposed Start Date 08/18/2021
Estimated Duration of Appointment 4 months or less
Posting Open Date 07/07/2021
Posting Close Date 07/30/2021
Description of Work
Department Description: The Renaissance Computing Institute (RENCI) is a living laboratory that creates cyberinfrastructure for the benefit of science, business and society. What makes us so “renaissance”? Our work isn’t just about solving known problems. It’s about unlocking human potential. 
  • We accelerate research. 
  • We help overcome barriers to make research faster, stronger and more creative. 
  • We advance the state-of-the-art. Not just in what machines can do, but what people can do with machines. 
  • We transcend boundaries. 
  • We foster inclusivity, promote diversity and collaborate across disciplines to enhance science, engineering, art, the humanities and commerce. 

A research institute of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, RENCI links people, data and resources across the UNC system, Duke University, Research Triangle Park and the State of North Carolina.  

Position Summary/Description:
This intern will work closely with the RENCI Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) team and the Proposal Development Working Group. Our hope is that this person will be able to identify DEI-relevant funding opportunities for RENCI to pursue and help with the planning of RENCI DEI initiatives. Additionally, this person will help document the proposal development process at RENCI, and gain an introduction to academic grant writing and development.  
- Document eligibility rules for various funding mechanisms 
- Assist with the identification of funding possibilities for the DEI team (based on eligibility rules)
– Assist with documentation of the proposal development process 
- Assist with planning the DEI events (e.g. DivE In session) 
- Attend DEI bi-weekly meetings – Attend Proposal Development Working Group biweekly meetings  
Education and Experience
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:  Demonstrated possession of the competencies necessary to perform the work.  This position is intended for an undergraduate or graduate student. 
Essential Skills, Knowledge, & Abilities: 
- Strong written communication 
- Ability to edit and analyze informational materials 
- Strong reading comprehension 
- Attention to detail 
- Interested in grant writing and/or research
Special Physical and Mental Requirements
Equal Opportunity Employer Statement
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
Stimulus/ARRA Funded No
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