Career Center

Job postings will remain for a total of 90 days unless AURP is otherwise notified. After 90 days, the postings will be removed from the AURP Web site. If the position is filled prior to the 90 day limit, please contact AURP and request that it be removed. To post a job, please email Diana Horn. Need examples of job descriptions? Some sample job descriptions are here

   June 21, 2022

Executive Director & CEO - Milwaukee Regional Innovation Center, Inc Technology Innovation Center LLC
The Executive Director will ensure that staff members are aligned with the organization's mission and vision and that they are working together to successfully achieve strategic objectives. As an organization that has used real estate development and property management as catalysts to fulfill its broader mission of economic and community development, the Executive Director will need to know how to market, do lease management, and stay on top of repairs, replacements, and maintenance, in addition to having a deep understanding of the challenges facing businesses, especially those in the start-up phase, have the ability to mentor and encourage these businesses, be familiar with university technology commercialization, be familiar with start-up funding sources, and provide referrals to external resources within the entrepreneurial eco-system that will help companies thrive. While additional staff will be competent at day-to-day operations, it will be necessary for the Executive Director to be strategic and visionary and be able to set long-term goals for the organization. Learn More.

June 21, 2022

Senior Analyst - BioHealth Innovation, Inc.
Reporting to the V.P. - Economic Development, the Senior Analyst will lead BHI Analysts and assist EIRs in: Evaluation of early-stage technologies; Provide a strategic plan for start-up companies; and Advise BHI on opportunities for new ventures, and assist with developmental strategies. The Senior Analyst influences and supports the BHI organization by supporting the CEO and EIRs in strategically managing and providing information, intelligence and insights that drive critical business decisions. That would involve collection and interpretation of primary and secondary research and will provide strategic recommendations and insights on the direction of potential assets. Learn More.

   June 21, 2022

Entrepreneur-In-Residence Role - BioHealth Innovation, Inc. and NIH
Entrepreneurs-In-Residence (EIR) will work in collaboration with SEED to mentor innovators and provide guidance to help them de-risk the technical and business elements of their product development projects. EIRs will also help NIH and individual innovators ensure the long-term success of their projects by facilitating connections with investors and strategic partners who can help achieve commercial success and healthcare consumer access. To be successful in this role, entrepreneurial, commercial or product development experience in areas of social impact including wellness & prevention, healthcare access/community health and a wide network in social impact ventures is required. Learn More.

  June 21, 2022

Executive Vice President of Business Development
 The EVP of Business Development position is a key strategic and relationship-driven role focused on accelerating the Park’s growth, expanding its influence, and raising its regional and national profile. The EVP will be focused on developing and strengthening the Park’s external relationships with innovation-driven startups, private industry firms, government agencies, federal research laboratories, and the Park’s regional partners and stakeholders. Learn More.

June 7, 2022

Associate Vice President of Economic Development and Executive Director of Atwood Innovation Plaza
Based on Utah System of Higher Education policy R312, Regional Universities are directed to contribute to economic development at the local and state levels. Utah Tech University (formerly Dixie State University) seeks a dynamic, entrepreneurial leader to advance regional economic development and competitiveness by designing academic and university strategies while setting policies and practices. This individual will also lead the development of an Innovation District at the University’s newly acquired Desert Color campus and corresponding relationships; and promote student, faculty, staff, and community innovation and entrepreneurship by managing the activities of the Atwood Innovation Plaza. The position reports to the Provost/Vice President of Academic Affairs through a university-wide Innovation and Economic Development Council. Learn More.

 May 24, 2022

Director/Corporate Lead, Real Estate & Infrastructure 
ClavystBio Clavystbio (CVB) is a company established by Temasek to grow Singapore as a global life sciences hub. The company invests in opportunities in the biotech, medtech, and digital health sectors, as well as in real estate and service platforms, to catalyse and further develop the life sciences translational ecosystem. ClavystBio is looking for a Real Estate and Infrastructure Lead to form and lead the CVB real estate team to achieve the company’s infrastructure-related goals. Learn More 

May 20, 2022

Head of Biotech & Life Science Ecosystem Development – Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC
The Head of Biotech & Life Science Ecosystem Development is a team member of Innovation Quarter (iQ), in partnership with the Economic Development Department at Greater Winston-Salem, Inc. (GWSI). The purpose of this leadership role is to promote Winston Salem as the nucleus and gateway to access knowledge and resources in biotech and life sciences in Innovation Quarter and to develop opportunities for new life science companies to enter Forsyth County, with an emphasis in our identified focus areas, as noted below under position functions. (e.g., regenerative medicine, population health-value health transformation, healthy aging) The Head of Biotech & Life Science Ecosystem Development will contribute to the development and implementation of strategies for relevant industry recruitment, in coordination with Innovation Quarter and Greater Winston Salem, Inc. economic development goals and strategic plan. This person will collaborate and work closely with team members at Atrium Health and Wake Forest Baptist (AH WFB). We invite you to learn more by reviewing the job posting on AHWFB career site.

April 11, 2022

Vice President for Research and innovation - San Diego State University
The VPRI provides a broad vision and executive leadership for campus-wide research initiatives. The VPRI is responsible for inspiring and supporting a diverse and comprehensive portfolio of research and scholarly activity, as well as entrepreneurial activities in coordination with regional, state, federal and industry partners. This is an especially important charge given the university’s expansion into two new Innovation Districts: SDSU Mission Valley and SDSU Imperial Valley. The VPRI also provides broad, strategic vision and collaborative leadership that supports academic deans, faculty, staff and students to elevate the quality and scope of SDSU's research and scholarly activities, thus advancing the mission and reputation of San Diego State University nationally and internationally. Learn More.

April 11, 2022

Economic Development Project Manager – TEConomy Partners, LLC
TEConomy Partners, LLC (TEConomy), a global consulting firm leading research, analysis, and strategy development focused on innovation-driven economic development, is seeking to continue our growth by adding an Economic Development Project Manager to our team. The position will be responsible for managing complex innovation-based economic development consulting projects and related public policy and strategic planning efforts. The ideal candidate will be someone who is open to being intellectually stimulated on a daily basis and has an entrepreneurial mindset – looking to solve unique client challenges. TEConomy is headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, and we have home‐based offices in multiple locations. We are open to candidates from across the nation and do not expect the selected candidate to relocate. We invite you to learn more by reviewing the job posting on our company website.

April 11, 2022

Director of Entrepreneurship, Enterprise Works, University of Illinois Research Park
The Director of Entrepreneurship seeks to build the national reputation and excellence of the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign entrepreneurship ecosystem in partnership with key stakeholders on campus. The Director is responsible for strategic development and implementation of a vision and infrastructure to establish and accelerate a cross-campus culture of entrepreneurship that spans research institutes, colleges, and departments. The position is primarily focused on supporting the entrepreneurship programming and business development of clients of the EnterpriseWorks incubator at the University of Illinois Research Park, which provides technology commercialization support for researchers and entrepreneurs, supports new venture creation, and catalyzes promising startup companies. Learn more.

March 23, 2022

Senior Director, Marcom Operations, Office of Innovation at University of Cincinnati
The Office of Innovation at the University of Cincinnati is hiring a Senior Director of Marcom Operations to support the Cincinnati Innovation District (CID) by overseeing the daily operations of the marketing communications efforts. Responsible for all aspects of communication and project timelines, overseeing effective work output, a seamless creative process and exceptional client service both internally and externally. Directs the work of the assigned project management team toward delivering strategic solutions that are effective, best-in-class and timely. To learn more or apply:

March 21, 2022

Managing Director, Pennovation Works
Reporting to the Executive Director of Real Estate Services, the Managing Director of Pennovation Works (MD) is responsible for overall direction and oversight of the Pennovation Works Campus (a 23 acre development site) on behalf of Penn. The Pennovation Works just celebrated its 5th year anniversary. The campus currently represents an ecosystem which houses innovators and entrepreneurs in approximately 250,000 square feet and the long-term plan is slated to grow to 1.5 to 2.0 M square feet. The Managing Director is charged to translates the University's and Pennovation Work's vision into actionable plans and provides leadership via effective partnerships with the decentralized team responsible for Pennovation Works operations. Learn more.

March 16, 2022

Associate Vice President for Research and Executive Director, ODU Research Foundation
Old Dominion University (ODU) is seeking a collaborative and innovative leader as the inaugural associate vice president for research and executive director of the ODU Research Foundation (AVPR/ED) to work with the University's senior leadership, the ODU Research Foundation Board of Trustees, the entire team within the ODU Research Foundation, research faculty and other stakeholders across campus as ODU is sharply focused on fulfilling its mission, while gaining national and international prominence. The AVPR/ED will have a demonstrated background of successful, ethical leadership and progressively greater business management responsibilities including financial, human resources, and risk management operations, as well as sponsored program management. Learn more.