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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 June 9, 2021

Executive Director, PIC MC Foundation, Montgomery College
Montgomery College, in Maryland, has a unique opportunity for the development of a forty-acre innovative science and technology innovative hub in collaboration with academic, corporate, and governmental partners. The Germantown Campus is home to the Pinkney Innovation Complex for Science and Technology at Montgomery College, or PIC MC, a hub of education, business, and entrepreneurship, where industry partners co-locate and actively interact with faculty and students to achieve both educational and economic success. The Montgomery College Germantown Campus features the Holy Cross Germantown Hospital, an 80,000 square foot Medical Office Building, a 145,000 square foot bioscience education center and the Montgomery County-owned, Germantown Innovation Center that is a life science and tech incubator for startup companies. The Executive Director of PIC MC Foundation will manage the development and relationships of this hub. Learn more.

Posted June 2, 2021

Director, Operations & Logistics, The University of Utah
Assist the Executive Director of Real Estate Administration with daily activities that support the long-term vision of the department, primarily focused on including property acquisition, disposition, leasing, development, investment, create plans and make recommendations to the Executive Director regarding opportunities to facilitate implementation of the Research Park Strategic Vision. Supports the University of Utah’s goals and mission. Acts as a catalyst between departments, faculty, staff, students, and external entities to ensure continuity and quality of service. Learn more.

Posted May 24, 2021

Associate Vice President of Research, San Jose State University
Reporting to the Vice President for Research and Innovation (VPRI), the Associate Vice President (AVP) of Research oversees university research administration-related activities and is the President’s designee for externally sponsored research, scholarship, and creative activities (RSCA) and other specialized programs in the Office of Research. The AVP reviews funding proposals for grants and contracts from the University community, ensuring that issues of institutional capacity, compliance and program requirements such as space, equipment, or special facilities have been properly addressed. Applicants must apply via search firm. Learn more.

Posted May 21, 2021

Associate Vice President Corporate Commercialization, University of Cincinnati - Office of Innovation
As a senior member of the leadership team reporting directly to the Chief Innovation Officer, this role requires developing and advancing strategic commercialization objectives that accelerate growth in the Cincinnati Innovation District. Role is responsible for developing strategy, execution, management and leading three organizational units aligned with accelerating innovation into the marketplace: Technology Transfer, Venture Lab Startup Accelerator, and the UC MakerSpace. Develop and manage a globally competitive network of partnerships that bring the world’s premier innovation and financial (venture and private equity) resources into the Cincinnati Innovation District. To learn more or apply: 

Posted May 21, 2021

Executive Director, Real Estate, Colorado State University Research Foundation (CSURF)
The Executive Director, Real Estate, as a management level staff member is responsible for the successful implementation of real estate transactions and projects in a collaborative environment. The position will take the lead to identify, analyze, and coordinate development projects and real estate investments as well as assist with analyzing and optimizing a diverse portfolio of commercial and residential properties. Learn more.

Posted May 19, 2021

Executive Director, Jacobson Institute, Grand View University
Gallagher Executive Search & Leadership Advisors is pleased to assist Grand View University, located in Des Moines, IA in their search for an Executive Director of the Jacobson Institute. This key leadership position requires a seasoned professional with exceptional strategic thinking skills and a profound understanding of the broad role that the Institute must play in partnering with both university and industry leaders to implement learning and development solutions for area businesses. This innovator with an entrepreneurial spirit must be interested in the important build and implementation for sustainable growth of the Institute. Learn more.

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 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.