1) The Associate Director, Research Initiatives, will report to the Associate Dean for Basic Science and support the Office of the Dean for Basic Science and the Divisionâ™s efforts to plan, build and sustain research programs of academic excellence.
2) Provide key staff support to important faculty committees, strategic initiatives, research meetings and events coordinated by the Office of the Dean for Basic Science; conduct institutional research involving data collection and analysis; support special planning projects; support initiatives concerning laboratory safety and shared research facilities.
3) Provide strong and focused program development support, including, for example, the Chicago Fellows program.
4) Work with the Dean for Basic Science, Associate Dean for Basic Science, and faculty members in the development of strategic research proposals that would build interdisciplinary research programs across the BSD, the University and our affiliates. 5) Announce grant opportunities and coordinate Limited Opportunity grant proposal review for the BSD.
6) Review, edit, and coordinate approval process for Dean's Letters of Support.
1) Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, set priorities, and meet tight deadlines.
2) Excellent communication (oral, written) and editing skills.
3) Attention to detail and a commitment to providing a high level of service required.
4) High degree of professionalism, diplomacy skills, and ability to handle confidential information.
5) Ability to interact with and win the trust and confidence of faculty and administration. Â
1) Advanced degree in STEM field is preferred
1) Experience working with faculty in an academic setting and familiarity with academic values and culture
Required Documents 1) Cover Letter
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application
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