Department: IU Bloomington Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering
The Luddy School of Informatics, Computing and Engineering at Indiana University Bloomington invites applications for the Director of Strategic Initiative and Research Partnerships position. This is a twelve-month, full-time, non-tenure track academic specialist appointment. The expected start date is March 1, 2020.
The Director will report to the Associate Dean for Research (ADR) to develop, direct, execute and monitor current and future strategic plans for Luddy School research with the overarching goal of increasing the research profile of the school. To this end, the Director will provide strategic leadership to promote Luddy School research both within the university (IUB and IUPUI) and with external institutions, domestic and international, oversee the research portfolio of the school and strategically manage the school's research funding profile. This position also involves liaison with the Office of IU’s Vice President for Research, Vice Provost of Research, Office of Vice President for Engagement, Office of International Affairs, and Office of Vice President for Government Relations, and external stakeholders including DoD agencies, ARI, NSF, NIH and other agencies. Extensive research and management experience in state of art research is needed to be able to interact as a peer with collaborators and funders.
Must have a PhD in technology or sciences and demonstrated experience in basic research; experience with interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary research is highly desirable. Must be familiar with a variety of external funding agencies; experience with the external funding process (proposal development, submission, grant management, impact analytics) is highly desirable. Must have a demonstrated ability to communicate tactfully, professionally, and effectively with a diverse group of faculty, scientists, administrative staff, and other members of the research community.
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OAA #: 22001-08
Appointment Status: Non-Tenure Track
Internal Number: 8944
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