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Nonprofit Remote Digest - Issue #31

The Good Food Institute (GFI) is on the forefront of the movement to use food technology and markets
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Nonprofit Remote Digest - Issue #31
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The Good Food Institute (GFI) is on the forefront of the movement to use food technology and markets to solve some of the world’s biggest problems, from climate change and global hunger to antibiotic resistance and the exploitation of billions of animals annually.
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Scientific Research Funding Coordinator
Photo by Alex Franzelin on Unsplash
Photo by Alex Franzelin on Unsplash
How You Will Make a Difference
In this role, you will have the opportunity to assist the GFI Scientific Foundations Liaison with GFI’s research grant and funding activities. The Scientific Research Funding Coordinator will be responsible for:
  • Real-time monitoring of external funding opportunities and connecting these opportunities to relevant plant-based and cell-based meat, egg, and dairy researchers/companies.
  • Creation of an external-facing funding opportunity database.
  • Drafting research updates for the GFI website, blog, and newsletters.
  • Targeted outreach and relationship-building with other scientific funding agencies.
  • Assisting researchers with development and submission of research grant proposals.
  • Performing other duties as assigned.
Who We’re Looking For
The Scientific Research Funding Coordinator must have:
  • A bachelor’s degree in a relevant scientific field.
  • At least two years of work experience as a research lab manager or with scientific grant writing, review, or management.
  • Ability to professionally communicate verbally and in writing with scientists, grant program administrators, government officials, and other audiences from around the world.
  • Familiarity with U.S. and international research grant application processes (, Horizon 2020, etc.) strongly preferred.
  • Attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Comfort working remotely and in a rapidly growing and evolving organization.
  • Strong support for GFI’s philosophy and mission.
We want the best people and we don’t want biases holding us back. We strongly encourage people of every color, orientation, age, gender, origin, and ability to apply. Because we value a diverse workplace, we prioritize an inclusive climate absent of discrimination and harassment during the application process and after you join the team.
The Fine Print
  • Terms of employment: Full-time, exempt
  • Reports to: David Welch, Director of Science and Technology
  • Location: Remote; United States
  • Benefits: Working from home, full medical coverage, optional dental and vision packages, a 401(k) retirement plan with employer match, competitive holiday and vacation plans, room for advancement, respectful managers, and supportive colleagues.
  • This is a U.S.-based position: We are only able to consider applicants who are United States citizens or who already possess a United States Worker Visa. 
  • Salary: $45,000-$50,000
Application Deadline: March 17, 2019
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