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The Director, Research Partnerships and Strategic Initiatives, reporting to Vice Provost and Dean of Research, and in collaboration with UT Southwestern (UTSW) academic leaders, Principal Investigators, and the Office of Development and Alumni Relations, will manage strategy initiatives across collaborative funding streams available and awarded to the university. The Director will gain an understanding of the vital importance of each funding stream and offer recommendations as to how individual opportunities, as well as collective, can be leveraged across programs and the University. Efforts will focus on providing start-to-finish service to UT Southwestern investigators and their research partners in the advancement, development, administration, and performance of collaborative research projects.
The Director will promote external relationships with foundation and government partners to ensure that the University’s reputation as a leader in collaborative research is maintained and enhanced in a competitive and dynamic environment, thus preserving and increasing sponsored research activity. He/she will contribute to the development of research proposals and projects, timely coordinate term sheet completion to advance negotiation, collaborate with administration and investigators to secure administration of funds, and monitor delivery. The Director will ensure key stakeholders, internal and external, work closely to advance the strategic priorities of the institution.
Job Number: 327038