Job description

Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Biopharmaceutical Accelerator (CARB-X) is a global non-profit partnership under the School of Law and is dedicated to accelerating antibacterial research to tackle the global rising threat of drug-resistant bacteria. The CARB-X portfolio is the world’s largest early development pipeline of new antibiotics, vaccines, rapid diagnostics and other products to prevent, diagnose and treat life-threatening bacterial infections. CARB-X is grant-funded and currently supported by multiples government and foundation funders plus in-kind contributions. The CARB-X environment is innovative, dynamic, energetic, and rapidly evolving.

The Finance and Grants Manager (F&GM) is part of the Finance & Research Administration (FRA) team at CARB-X supporting all financial functions and award management responsibilities. The F&GM is responsible for managing an assigned portfolio of Product Developers (PDs) who are awarded funding from CARB-X. The F&GM manages all pre- and post-award activities (processing, set-up, monitoring and reporting obligations under several external sources). The incumbent will partner and coordinate with multiple internal CARB-X teams (Executive, Project Management, Legal, Compliance, Communication & Research & Development) and other Boston University departments (Sponsored Programs, Research Compliance & General Counsel) as well as with external constituents to ensure all aspects of award management, compliance, and financial operations are in line with all research & development plans and expectations as well as supporting the mission of CARB-X. Reporting to the Director of Finance & Research Administration, the F&GM will play a critical role in budget planning, review and forecasting and will provide analytical support, business process, and reporting improvements necessary for the optimal management of the entire CARB-X portfolio.

The F&GM position will be hybrid with remote and occasional in-person. 

Required skills

  • Bachelor’s degree and 5-8 years of experience

How to apply

Apply via Boston University’s Human Resources website.

A cover letter is required for consideration.

Salary Grade: Grade 48
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Please note all newly hired staff and faculty will need to be in compliance with Boston University’s COVID-19 Vaccination and Booster Requirement within 30 days of date of hire. You must upload your vaccine documentation or request a medical or religious exemption (instructions). For further information on the University’s response to COVID-19, please visit the COVID-19 Resources site. 

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military service, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, or because of marital, parental, or veteran status. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.