Research Administration

The Department of Oncology academic staff holds numerous research grants; industry sponsored contracts and clinical trials as well as career awards, training program awards, studentships and postdoctoral fellowships. A number of the academic staff hold shared research awards with other University of Alberta Departments and Faculties, Alberta Health Services and other institutions which makes the administration of the awards complex. The Assistant Chair and Research Administrative Assistant are responsible for managing these awards in terms of providing administrative advice to investigators and support staff, operational assistance for purchasing, travel claims, human resources and finance. The grant administrators provide assistance to the investigators in terms of grant and budget preparation, accounts reconciliation, human resources and purchasing.