John Radan

  • CURE Program Manager
Strategic Interdisciplinary Research Office
211 Beecher Dock House | University Park, PA 16802
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Job Responsibilities

John is responsible for SIRO proposal preparation and submission. He supports the strategic mission of the University by submitting large multi-college/institutional proposals as well as proposals to secure smaller strategic awards. He assists the Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) in the review, negotiation and processing of awards made to the University. He ensures federal, state and other agency requirements are met on fully executed awards. John also works directly with the sponsoring agency, faculty and institute directors to resolve discrepancies or questions that may arise.


Professional Background

John has a diverse background in both pre-award and post-award with experience most recently from the Applied Research Laboratory (ARL). Before that, John worked with/on the Pre-Award team at the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences. He earned his bachelor’s degree in Business Management/Marketing in 2013 from Penn State, and is currently pursuing a master's degree in Project Management from Penn State. 


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