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Director, Research and Faculty Development Team
University of Idaho

  • Sep. 15, 2017
  • Director, Research and Faculty Development Team
  • University of Idaho
    Moscow, ID
    United States
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Director/Manager
  • Research
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University of Idaho

Director, Research and Faculty Development Team

Location: Moscow

Division/College: University Research (Div)

Employee Category: Exempt

Pay Range: $89,154 per year or higher commensurate with experience

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:

The Director of the Research and Faculty Development Team (RFDT) in the Office of Research & Economic Development (ORED) is responsible for the University of Idaho (UI) proposal, research and faculty development efforts and for the coordination of a team approach to support the UI's goal to be classified as an R1 research institution by Carnegie Classification. The Director is responsible for overall implementation of the RFDT mission to: (1) help faculty build the capabilities and visibility needed to advance their scholarship, research, and creative activities across all career stages, and (2) facilitate collaboration around strategic funding opportunities, forming new research teams and alliances while leveraging existing strengths and partnerships. The Director is accountable for managing the efforts of all RFDT members.

Minimum Qualifications:

Masters degree required, Ph.D. preferred. Degree in science, engineering, or a related field preferred, although other disciplines will be considered.
Three years direct management experience.
Three years of experience in the areas of faculty collaboration, grantsmanship training, proposal development and/or faculty training.
Outstanding oral and written communication skills.
Extensive knowledge of extramural program administration guidelines of Federal and non-Federal sponsors.
Demonstrated experience developing competitive grant proposals and analyzing solicitations including the ability to translate technical concepts into a fundable proposal.
Strong interpersonal and organizations skills with a demonstrated ability to build consensus and lead teams in order to achieve desired outcomes.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with transdisciplinary proposal development and external engagement (e.g., funding agencies, universities, corporations, national labs) at a research-intensive university.
Management of parallel multiple complex programs and activities in a timely manner with a high degree of quality.
Proposal review experience, such as experience as a federal agency program officer or rotator.
Broad knowledge and understanding of research and scholarly achievement across the broad spectrum of fields found at a large complex public research university.
Experience leading interdisciplinary teams.

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

Posting Number: SP001555P

Posting Date: 09/08/2017

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:

Preferential review of applicants will begin on Oct. 9, 2017.

Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

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EEO Statement

University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.


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