Director for Research Partnerships, Engineering Research Accelerator-2006672
This position will provide research partnership pursuit, acquisition, support and coordination functions under the direction of the Chief Partnership Officer (CPO) for the College of Engineering. This role will also coordinate closely with the University's central Corporate and Industrial Partnerships group.
Working with the Dean, CPO, Associate Dean for Research and other colleagues, the Director of Research Partnerships will be responsible for the development of sponsored research, and mutually beneficial partnerships with corporations, governmental entities (and other institutional partners) in support of relevant research focus areas as they relate to the overall goals and strategic priorities of the College of Engineering.
This position will reside within the Engineering Research Accelerator, a part of the Dean's office, and if applicable may also serve as interim Executive Director of research centers or institutes that are being launched or supported within the Accelerator.
This position will plan, organize and manage the development of support from targeted corporations and government agencies. The position will also be responsible for developing, implementing, and evaluating strategies and programs to identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward targeted corporate and government prospects. Manages ongoing relationships and serves as a primary liaison with external organizations, faculty, and other key stakeholders; reviews, develops and delivers proposals with the goal to increase support. Develops and implements strategies for securing financial support from corporations and government agencies. Manages a portfolio of corporate prospects. Assumes and achieves annual research funding and activity goals.
Carnegie Mellon (www.cmu.edu) is a private, internationally ranked research university with programs in areas ranging from science, technology and business, to public policy, the humanities and the arts. More than 12,000 students in the university’s seven schools and colleges benefit from a small student-to-faculty ratio and an education characterized by its focus on creating and implementing solu...tions for real problems, interdisciplinary collaboration and innovation. A global university, Carnegie Mellon’s main campus in the United States is in Pittsburgh, Pa. It has campuses in California’s Silicon Valley and Qatar, and programs in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and Mexico.