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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 website. 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 Shelby Martin
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June 17, 2024
IGNITE Incubation Program Laboratory Manager at Florida State University in Tallahassee, FL
The Office of the Vice President for Research at Florida State University is looking to fill the role of Laboratory Manger for the Ignite Program      
The Ignite Laboratory Manager provides direct client facing laboratory and research specialized program support for the IGNITE incubation program. The Ignite Laboratory Manager maintains and develops the laboratory facilities in the IGNITE incubation program and works with incubator companies to provide training and support related to their research efforts, product development and other aspects critical to small business development.  

To review the whole job description and details of how to apply, CLICK HERE. Position will be open until filled.

June 6, 2024
Executive Vice President & COO at Research Triangle Park in Triangle Park, NC
The Research Triangle Foundation of North Carolina (RTF or Foundation), the 501(c)(4) nonprofit organization responsible for managing Research Triangle Park (RTP or the Park), is seeking an experienced executive with real estate finance and operational experience to fill a key leadership position. The Executive Vice President and COO will report directly to the CEO, work closely with the Board of Directors, and collaborate with a well-established, talented team of organizational leaders to guide the ongoing transformation of RTP.

To review the whole job description and details of how to apply, CLICK HERE. Position will be open until filled.

May 30, 2024
Vice President for Research at Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC
The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) invites nominations and applications for the Vice President for Research (VPR) position. Reporting to the Provost and serving as a vital member of the University’s senior leadership team, the VPR will be a visionary leader, building on the successes of distinguished faculty and spearheading the evolution of biomedical research across MUSC’s six colleges. The VPR will partner with senior leadership and faculty, building upon MUSC’s 200-year history to realize an ambitious vision for the MUSC research enterprise. The VPR is responsible for enhancing and supporting strategic partnerships among MUSC institutions, state and federal government, laboratories and agencies, business and industry, nonprofit organizations, and other public and private institutions of higher education. Leveraging the current strengths and future goals, the VPR will accelerate the pathway from biomedical discovery to improve health care in South Carolina and beyond.

To review the whole job description and details of how to apply, CLICK HERE. Position will be open until filled.

May 23, 2024
Senior Associate Director for Licensing and Strategic Transactions at Stanford University in Stanford, CA
The Office of Technology Licensing is hiring a new position, Senior Associate Director for Licensing and Strategic Transactions.The Office of Technology Licensing (OTL) at Stanford was established in 1970 to manage the intellectual property assets of Stanford University. OTL evaluates, markets, and licenses technology owned by the University. OTL’s mission is to encourage effective technology transfer for the public benefit as well as generating royalty income for Stanford to benefit research and education. OTL is one of the country’s most active offices in the field of technology transfer from the university to industry. Their staff, most of whom are professionals engaged directly in licensing, manages over 4,000 active dockets.

To review the whole job description and details of how to apply, CLICK HERE. Position will be open until filled.

May 22, 2024
Executive Director of the UGA Innovation District at University of Georgia in Athens, GA
The Executive Director of the Innovation District will report jointly to the Office of the President and the Office of Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost. Depending on professional background and expertise, the successful candidate will hold either an administrative or academic faculty appointment. Please see UGA criteria for faculty promotion, tenure and evaluation at https://provost.uga.edu/faculty-affairs/promotion-tenure-evaluation/

To review the whole job description and details of how to apply, CLICK HERE. Position will be open until filled.

April 30, 2024
National Science Foundation Engines Program Director at Activation Capital in Richmond, VA
The Virginia Biotechnology Research Park Corporation (Activation Capital’s 501c3) is seeking an accomplished senior business leader to serve as the Program Director to lead the implementation and strategy for AC’s Type 1 National Science Foundation Engines Award. This individual has demonstrated scientific credentials and senior leadership experience in successfully managing major initiatives and public-private stakeholder groups.

To review the whole job description and details of how to apply, CLICK HERE. Position will be open until filled.

April 30, 2024
Director of Governance & Administration at Activation Capital in Richmond, VA
The Director of Governance and Administration is a vital role on our small-but-growing entrepreneurial and dynamic team. This key leadership role is responsible for overseeing the governance processes and administrative functions of the Virginia Biotechnology Research Partnership Authority and the Virginia Biotechnology Research Park Corporation (501c3 nonprofit). This position requires a dynamic individual with strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and a passion for supporting the mission and values of the organization.

To review the whole job description and details of how to apply, CLICK HERE. Position will be open until filled.

April 8, 2024
Assistant Director of Innovation Hub (Real Estate) at University of Illinois - Chicago in Chicago, IL
Provide analytical and technical real estate support for planning, evaluating the future operations of the DPI headquarters, ensure operations and capital improvements are aligned with DPI's priorities, represent DPI in meetings with the Capital Development Board and University of Illinois System Office of Capital Programs regarding construction and assist in the overall high level execution of asset-level strategies. The Assistant Director of Innovation Hub will be charged with making sure the building is fully occupied, highly productive, generates income, and supportive of innovation. 

To review the whole job description and details of how to apply, CLICK HERE. Position will be open until filled.

April 4, 2024
President and Chief Executive Officer at Cherokee Farm Development Corporation in Knoxville, TN
The Cherokee Farm Development Corporation (CFDC) is pleased to begin a national search for its next President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO). A not-for-profit organization, CFDC is responsible for the development and support of real estate and innovation assets essential to the research, innovation and workforce development goals of The University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UT).

To review the whole job description and details of how to apply, CLICK HERE. Position will be open until filled.