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The University of Nevada, Reno is recruiting a Research Development Specialist (RDS) to join an energetic and growing team for Research & Proposal Development Services within Research & Innovation. The RDS will assist the Proposal Capture Manager to maintain a broad understanding of the research funding landscape by being alert to and identifying new and strategically important research funding opportunities. The RDS will both lead and assist with project management and proposal management of large and complex multidisciplinary research proposals. The RDS will also organize research training events, such as seminars, lightening talks and panels. The RDS will be responsible for coordinating the honorific faculty awards programs and assisting with applicant materials as needed. In addition, the RDS will collect and verify data about faculty productivity and University research metrics. The Research Development Specialist is expected to be a strong team player who works collaboratively when appropriate and independently as needed. The position requires a high amount of self-motivation and drive to meet expectations. Research & Proposal Development Services is excited to welcome another member to complement its team of professionals who are committed to enhancing the University of Nevada's research competitiveness and achieve key metrics critical to our Strategic Plan.
Bachelor's degree and two years of related work experience; OR a master's degree and one year of related work experience.
research development or sponsored activities in a university setting or academic environment.
Research & Innovation focuses on enhancing the research enterprise by supporting collaboration and innovation. The Research & Proposal Development Services team within the division works to strategically advance research and grant-supported activities, promotes funding opportunities, enhances collaboration, and supports the production of research proposals.
The total compensation package includes a competitive salary, moving expenses (if applicable), a rich retirement plan, health insurance options that include dental and vision, life insurance, long-term disability, annual and sick leave, along with many other benefits. Additionally, there is a grant-in-aid educational benefit for faculty and dependents. For more information, please visit: UNR Benefits
Faculty Dual Career Assistance Program
The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes the importance of addressing dual-career couples' professional needs. We offer a dual career assistance program to newly hired faculty spouses/partners that provides resources and assists them to identify career opportunities in Northern Nevada. Dual Career Program
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Please attach the following documents to your application:
2) Cover Letter, up to one page, that illustrates your understanding of Research Development and your potential contributions to the Research & Proposal Development Services team at the University of Nevada, Reno.
3) Contact information for three professional references
4) Please write a brief statement (one page maximum) about how you would contribute toward our mission of creating a culturally inclusive environment in the role for which you are applying.
This posting is open until filled
Review of applications will begin immediately. Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. This search will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.
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A background check will be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.
HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member's first day of employment.
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Founded in 1874, the University of Nevada, Reno is the State of Nevadas land grant institution with a statewide mission and presence. The University of Nevada, Reno is a Carnegie I Research Institution and has been recognized as a Top Tier Best National University by U.S. News & World Report. With an enrollment of nearly 21,000 students we offer 145 Tier 1 accredited degree programs. Located in the picturesque Truckee Meadows the University of Nevada, Reno is surrounded by numerous state and national parks, is 45 minutes from beautiful Lake Tahoe, and four hours from San Francisco.
The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes that diversity promotes excellence in education and research. We are an inclusive and engaged community and recognize the added value that students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience.
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