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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.
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February 27th, 2024
Associate Vice President for Research for Science & Policy (AVPRSP) at University of Utah in Salt Lake City, UT
The Office of the Vice President for Research (VPR ) seeks a dynamic partner to serve as an Associate Vice President for Research as the Associate Vice President for Research for Science & Policy (AVPRSP ) at 1.0 FTE . The VPR reports to the President of the University of Utah (UofU). The VPR oversees 16 administrative units who are committed to providing quality support, resources, and strategic investments to the UofU's research community. This is an inaugural position and would collaborate with three other Associate Vice Presidents for Research (AVPR ) teams under the VPR . This position has the potential of carrying an academic appointment, but it is not a requirement. If the candidate is seeking an academic appointment, then hiring will be coordinated with the recruiting home college & department.
The position will play a pivotal role in formulating and integrating plans to expand existing areas of UofU research strengths. This will be accomplished by partnering with key stakeholders in the state, federal, or industry sectors while also steering the research enterprise towards emerging technology and markets

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

February 22nd, 2024
Assistant Vice Chancellor, Partnerships at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, NC
The Assistant Vice Chancellor, Partnerships position will report directly to the Associate Vice Chancellor, Partnerships, and serve a key leadership role for the partnerships team. This will include having focused responsibility for the partnership development team and the institutional partnership portfolio. This role will lead a new institutional process to coordinate partnering activity and engagement across the university to drive measurable impact in alignment with the Wolfpack 2030 Strategic Plan. The position will serve as a key representative of the Partnerships Office internal to the university and externally among partners and key stakeholders.

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

February 12th, 2024
Director of Churchill Technology & Business Park at JEDCO
The mission of the Director of Churchill Technology & Business Park is to provide overall leadership for the development and marketing of Churchill Park—a signature JEDCO initiative in Avondale, Louisiana that advances Jefferson Parish’s economic development strategy. Prospective applicants will have the chance to work alongside passionate and talented individuals to advance the overall economic viability of Jefferson Parish and the Greater New Orleans region.

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

January 24th, 2024
Project Manager - Economic Development at Waymaker Group
Waymaker Group is looking for a new team member to join our fast-growing consulting firm of dynamic individuals working to expand innovation districts across the U.S. The Project Manager will be part of the Project Management team and provide exceptional services to our clients by delivering the contracted projects/initiatives on-time, on-budget and within scope. Projects may include, but are not limited to, innovation/market studies, strategic planning, cluster coalition & program development, program implementation, funding identification & pursuit, and real estate programming & design guidance. The role will require close collaboration both internally, with the senior leadership team and Waymaker’s strategic partners, and externally, with the client and their vendors & partners. Waymaker Group’s team is committed to supporting each other and, as with many small businesses, your job responsibilities will vary and will not be confined to the specific responsibilities outlined for this role.

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

January 9th, 2024
Vice President, Real Estate and Strategic Development at Shaw University in Raleigh, NC
Reporting to the Office of the President, the Vice President of Real Estate and Strategic Development is responsible for managing multi-disciplined real estate and facilities projects. this position has direct responsibility for project delivery. In addition, this position will manage the operations of the Shaw University Real Estate Foundation in developing and implementing the strategic, financial, operational and project management plans for the acquisition/operation/ disposal/joint venturing of real property, campus plan projects, and deferred maintenance programs and leads the efforts to provide prudent management of financial and real estate assets, on behalf of the University.

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

January 3rd, 2024
Chief Operating Officer at The Research Foundation For SUNY in Albany, NY
In collaboration with new System Provost and President of the Research Foundation, Dr. Melur "Ram" Ramasubramanian, the RFCOO will play a critical role on the RF leadership team, working to establish an environment that expertly and efficiently supports research and discovery across the SUNY System. The RFCOO will oversee the execution of the core functions of the RF, including the efficient and transparent administration of sponsored programs and technology. This individual has day-to-day oversight of the strategic, operational, and financial goals of all areas within the RF, coordinating with elected officers and working with the leadership team members responsible for key functional areas. The RFCOO provides essential leadership in supporting the Presidents, Operations Managers, and other leaders at SUNY's campuses, offering direction and oversight for initiatives and projects that support SUNY's research mission and the RF's strategic plan. The RFCOO is a key strategic partner to the RF President and acts in the place of the President during the President's absence.

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

December 19th, 2023
Vice Chancellor for Research at University of Kansas in Lawrence, KS
The University of Kansas (KU) seeks a visionary, strategic and entrepreneurial leader to serve as Vice Chancellor for Research (VCR). The Vice Chancellor will inspire a renewed commitment to discovery across the University, catalyzing research and the generation of new knowledge that will distinguish KU as a leading research institution nationally and on the world stage.
Reporting to the Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor and working closely with the Chancellor and KU senior leadership team, the Vice Chancellor stewards KU’s research enterprise on the Lawrence and Edwards campuses, including oversight of research administration. A champion and advocate for research and scholarship, the Vice Chancellor provides leadership and strategy to the Office of Research in alignment with the University’s mission and strategic priorities.

To review the full job profile and apply CLICK HERE. Position will be open until filled.

December 8th, 2023
Vice Chancellor for Research at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, TN
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) seeks a collaborative, innovative, and visionary research leader to become their next Vice Chancellor for Research (VCR). This is a unique opportunity to propel impactful research across a state-wide health science center deeply vested in improving the lives of Tennesseans and beyond.
Reporting to the UTHSC Chancellor, the Vice Chancellor for Research serves as a member of the Chancellor's leadership cabinet and will lead efforts to enhance basic, translational, and clinical research across all UTHSC colleges and campuses.The VCR contributes to the overall leadership of UTHSC by working collaboratively as part of an energetic and collegial team to advance the University’s mission and goals. Growing clinical programs in transplant, trauma, stroke, pediatrics,cardiovascular disease, and cancer provide an opportunity to develop basic, translational, and clinical research foci that address major acute and chronic healthcare concerns of Tennesseans. In parallel, ongoing programs in comparative effectiveness and health outcomes support the further development of research to assess the real-world impact of UTHSC’sadvancing biomedical and other health-related discoveries. To ensure success in basic, clinical, and translational research, the VCR will maintain and enhance strong and creative partnerships with affiliated teaching hospitals in major cities, including St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville, and the VA Memphis Healthcare System.

To review the full job profile CLICK HERE. Position will be open until filled.