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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

Posted April 16, 2021

Director, Bioproducts Sciences & Engineering Laboratory (BSEL), Washington State University Tri-Cities
Washington State University Tri-Cities invites applications for Director, Bioproducts Sciences & Engineering Laboratory (BSEL) and WSU Co-Director, WSU-PNNL (Pacific Northwest National Laboratory) Bioproducts Institute. The successful applicant will be able to leverage existing strengths in biomass and carbon processing, (bio) refining, renewable products, and supply chain analyses to address major societal, environmental and economic challenges. Review of applications will begin April 22, 2021. Learn more.

Posted April 7, 2021

Vice President for Research, Innovation, and Knowledge Enterprise, University of South Florida
The University of South Florida (USF) seeks a bold and inspirational leader with intellectual breadth, strong interpersonal skills, demonstrated expertise in research-driven programs and policies, experience developing and leveraging partnerships, and success leading diverse, complex teams and/or organizations. Candidates shall also have an outstanding research administration record, an abiding commitment to inclusion, diversity, excellence and integrity, and possess a proven ability to inspire, motivate, and facilitate the success of others. Learn more.

Posted March 29, 2021

Executive Director and Chief Innovation and Corporate Officer, Office of Innovation and Corporate Relations, The University of Oklahoma
The University of Oklahoma is seeking an experienced, dynamic, and visionary leader to craft and implement a framework for supporting the University of Oklahoma’s objectives of enhanced technology commercialization, entrepreneurship, regional economic development, and partnerships with private-sector corporations and investors. The Chief Innovation and Corporate Officer (CICO) is a senior-level administrator responsible for creating and managing the new Office Innovation and Corporate Relations (OICP) that integrates the university’s offices and efforts in technology commercialization, entrepreneurship, and corporate partnerships for sponsored research and education. Learn more.

Posted March 25, 2021

Assistant Vice President Operations, University of Cincinnati
The Office of Innovation at the University of Cincinnati, the nerve center for the Cincinnati Innovation District (CID), is hiring for an executive level position, Assistant Vice President Operations. This position reports to the Chief Innovation Officer of the University of Cincinnati, with operational responsibility across the Office of Innovation including strategic partnerships, corporate partner success, technology transfer, a regional startup accelerator, a large makerspace, and places within the Cincinnati Innovation District. In addition to running operations, this position will also undertake special projects such as information technology on an as-needed basis. To learn more or apply, click here.

Posted February 1, 2021

Vice President & Managing Director, Children's National Research & Innovation Center
Children’s National seeks an entrepreneurial executive leader who understands how to work within a research environment but who first and foremost brings the business-development skills and experience needed to develop a research-based innovation district through collaboration, recruitment, and place-making. Candidates should bring 10-plus years of experience developing and/or operating an innovation district or related enterprise such as a research park or urban (re)development entity. Experience in an early-stage innovation district or research park is an asset, as is experience operating effectively in an urban milieu with awareness of local, state, and federal laws, regulations, and dynamics. To learn more, click here.

Posted January 27, 2021

Director, Rensselaer Technology Park
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, a top 50 global research university on the cutting edge of technology and scientific advancement, seeks a highly accomplished leader to serve as the Director of the Rensselaer Technology Park. The Director of Rensselaer Technology Park, reporting to the President of Rensselaer, is responsible for establishing a strategic vision that is aligned with Rensselaer and for leading commercial real estate and economic development programs to attract diverse industry partners. To learn more or apply, click here