Search for University Jobs in Senior Administration

Job ID: 233303

Director, Physical Sciences Programs
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Mar. 21, 2024
Title Director, Physical Sciences Programs
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Business and Entrepreneur Partnerships
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Director/Manager
  • Teaching & Learning
UB's Business and Entrepreneur Partnerships (BEP) is seeking a Director, Physical Sciences Programs, to help change the world by fostering innovative research and economic growth in the Western New York community. You will work with diverse faculty, companies and community partners to foster collaborations that solve real-world problems. In this role you will be part of the BEP team and principally direct the Center of Excellence in Material Informatics (CMI). You will also engage with UB principal investigators, industry, community partners and other academic institutions to establish new translational research programs.

Key Responsibilities of the position include:

  • CMI Strategy: Responsible for driving the overall CMI strategic direction, technology and market focus areas and ensuring program objectives are achieved.
  • Industry Engagement: Collaborates with Technology Transfer, Business Development and faculty to facilitate industry-faculty interactions, to promote commercialization of technologies, sponsored research and industrial use of UB equipment and facilities.
  • Faculty Engagement & Support: Lead faculty outreach and engagement for CMI and development of new and existing translational research programs.
  • Leadership: Responsible for actively providing an inclusive environment through role modeling inclusive behaviors and providing equitable opportunities for all in the recruitment, interview, hiring, coaching and development, promotion and recognition of BEP employees.
  • Operations and Administration: Responsible for managing the budget, procurement, and reporting needs as it relates to CMI and other assigned programs.
  • New York State: Maintain and develop relationships with key State agencies including NYSTAR, Fuzehub and Empire State Development. Formulate and deliver advocacy information to the New York State Budget Office and Legislature as required.

You will be successful in this role if you are driven by bringing beneficial new products and services to the market and making an impact in the community, finding creative solutions to get results, enjoy engaging with diverse perspectives, collaborating with and influencing others, and are committed to the growth and development of your team.

Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit - all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. We support your growth and development through our career coaching and training department and we qualify as a public service loan forgiveness organization. Learn more about our benefit packages.

About UB
The University at Buffalo (UB) #ubuffalo is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.
As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, the Research Foundation will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin and veteran or disability status.

Please reference in your cover letter when
applying for or inquiring about this job announcement.

Contact Information

Please see the job description for contact details
pertaining to this university job announcement.


Refer this job to a friend or colleague!

New Search | Previous

RSS for the latest higher education jobs
Atom for the latest higher education jobs
Need a Sabbatical Home?