New job Research Strategist in Missouri

Research Strategist

Company : Saint Louis University
Salary : Details not provided
Location : Missouri

Full Description

Who is Saint Louis University? Founded in 1818, Saint Louis University is one of the nation’s oldest and most prestigious Catholic universities. SLU, which also has a campus in Madrid, Spain, is recognized for world-class academics, life-changing research, compassionate health care, and a strong commitment to faith and service.

All About You

Under executive direction, the Research Strategist serves as a member of the Research Strategy Team and works collaboratively to develop funding proposals and launch new research initiatives. This position will focus on initiating and developing research relationships between faculty at SLU and federal funding agencies, as well as partnerships, networks, and alliances at other institutions and private sponsors to catalyze new research and institutional collaborations and enhance institutional research competitiveness. The Research Strategist possesses and maintains a thorough understanding of federal funding relative to SLU research initiatives and priorities; identifies and disseminates information about federal funding opportunities for SLU research; pursues effective investigators and collaborations for federal and other opportunities; designs and implements strategic services for faculty and researcher constituents at SLU; works with the Assistant Vice President (AVP) and other members of the Research Strategy Group; identifies new research collaboration opportunities and provides leadership to ensure their successful launch; fosters development of interdepartmental, multidisciplinary, innovative research programs and proposals for federal and other opportunities; collaborates with University officials and multidisciplinary faculty teams to strategically develop funding and research growth opportunities; consults with campus leadership and administrators to develop strategies for launching new research initiatives; understands the nature of federal funding processes, academic research, and the University's priorities; advises the Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) senior administration on strategies regarding federal research funding relative to partnerships locally, nationally, and globally; researches, develops, and implements best practices in research development.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree required; supplemented with at least 4 years experience working with sponsored research administration in an academic setting or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience working with federally-funded research and Masters degree preferred.


Research Support

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Saint Louis University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for the position applied for without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, gender identity, or other non-merit factors. We welcome and encourage applications from minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities (including disabled veterans). If accommodations are needed for completing the application and/or with the interviewing process, please contact Human Resources at 314-977-5847.

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