University of Vermont

Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR)

Jeralyn Haraldsen, Ph.D. Jeralyn Haraldsen, Ph.D.

Grant Proposal Manager

Dr. Jeralyn Haraldsen was trained as a scientist and has broad and extensive experience in scientific communication. She has a B.S. in biotechnology from Worcester Polytechnic Institute and went on to complete Ph.D. training in molecular microbiology at Tufts University in 2003, and postdoctoral training in parasitology and cellular microbiology at the University of Vermont in 2007.

Dr. Haraldsen was mentored in providing grant proposal support by working with the Office of Proposal Development at Tufts University. She is an active member of the National Organization of Research Development Professionals (NORDP).

Since 2007, Haraldsen has assisted principal investigators from diverse disciplines in the preparation and submission of over 100 grant and federal contract proposals to a variety of funding agencies. She provides grantsmanship, writing and editing support, with a focus on responsiveness to the funding agency's requirements. In addition, she provides overall project management assistance for large or complex proposal submissions.

Prior to this position, Haraldsen was a grant specialist in the Division of Hematology/Oncology within the UVM College of Medicine (2013-2015), and served as a freelance scientific grant writing consultant and scientific editor (2008-2013).