Director of Research Initiatives (Administrator I/II/III) is open until filled with an initial application review to take place after December 20, 2023.
The salary range for this position is $5,642 - $11,388 per month depending upon qualifications, classification level, and internal equities.
The Director Research Initiatives-Engineering and Physical Sciences shall serve under the guidance of the Associate Vice President, Research Advancement of SDSU and shall identify, develop, and promote special programs and initiatives to meet the research and outreach goals and objectives of SDSU.
While Research Advancement serves the needs of all campus researchers and scholars, this position will have a disciplinary focus on opportunities especially related to engineering and physical sciences and industry/academia collaborative projects. The Director will have special focus on: creative discoveries, innovative research strategies, and their applications for advancing knowledge related to computing, energy, environmental and physical sciences technologies; development of scientific human and physical resources that contribute to research; and, support of academic-industry-government laboratory collaborations.
The Director will advise faculty and researchers on funding opportunities and strategic planning for extramural research proposals. The main focus of efforts are 1) single investigator proposals, 2) major large scale, multidisciplinary and/or multi-investigator research projects, and 3) training, institutional program development, and outreach proposals.
The Director of Research Initiatives is responsible for but not limited to:
Research Outreach Goals, Initiatives, and Faculty Partnership (75%)
Institutional Program Development and Training (20%)
Other Duties and Responsibilities as Assigned 5%
Minimum Education & Experience
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