The George Mason University, Center for Applied Proteomics and Molecular Medicine in the College of Science invites candidates to apply for our Administrative Specialist position. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Masons academic and culturally inclusive environment.Responsibilities:
The CAPMM Administrative Specialist serves as the primary administrative assistant for the center and its co-directors. In this capacity, the incumbent provides administrative support to the co-directors, researchers, and staff; provides administrative support to the research-related activities of the center; initiates, processes, and coordinates the human resources activities for the center; coordinates travel arrangements; and makes routine purchases in collaboration with other center staff.
Specific duties include, but are not limited to:
The mission of the Center for Applied Proteomics and Molecular Medicine (CAPMM) is to: a) create new technologies and make basic science discoveries in the field of disease pathogenesis b) apply these discoveries and technologies to create and implement strategies for disease prevention, early diagnosis and individualized therapy. The primary emphasis of our disease research is cancer, but new technologies developed in the center are being applied to a number of important human diseases including cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and obesity, as well as liver, ocular, neurodegenerative and infectious diseases. For more information about CAPMM, visit
The College of Science blends traditional science education with sought-after programs in molecular medicine, climate dynamics, planetary science, forensic science, environmental studies, and geoinformation science to prepare students for exciting careers at the cutting edge of interdisciplinary scientific domains. While serving as a vital community and regional resource for teaching and learning through hands-on programming for kindergarten through 12th grade (K12) students, teacher training, and outreach programs, the college also undertakes pioneering research endeavors that offer insight and solutions to the complex issues that challenge todays world. For more information about the College of Science, visit