Director and Sr. Research Scientist, Energy and Defense Applications and Innovative Research

University of Memphis

United States

December 6, 2021

Description

Posting Details Posting Number SAECC2733

Advertised Title Director and Sr. Research Scientist, Energy and Defense Applications and Innovative Research Campus Location Main Campus (Memphis, TN) Position Number L22626 Category Staff (Hourly/Monthly) Department Research & Innovation Minimum Position Qualifications

Doctorate degree and five years' experience with the DoD research infrastructure.

Special Conditions

This is a Limited Position contingent upon funding availability.

Work Schedule

Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. May need to work/travel beyond normal work schedule

Posting Date 11/23/2021 Closing Date 12/06/2021 Open Until Screening Begins No Hiring Range Commensurate with experience Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time: Benefits Eligible Working Conditions

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands to handle or feel, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk. The employee is occasionally required to stand, reach with hands and arms, and stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Additional Working Conditions Special Instructions to Applicants

All applications must be submitted online at workforum.memphis.edu.

Applicants must complete all applicable sections of the online application to be considered for a position. Please upload a cover letter, resume, and reference list after completing your application, if required by the system. Required work experience is based on full time hours. Part time work experience will be prorated as listed.

Candidates who are called for an interview must notify the Department of Human Resources in writing of any reasonable accommodation needed prior to the date of the interview.

Is this posting for UofM employees only? No Positions Supervised Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Additional Position Information

must be available for travel.

Job Duties

Duties & Responsibilities

Developing grant applications in partnership with internal and external stakeholders to pursue funding opportunities.

Duties & Responsibilities

Design, develop and implement research strategy, applied research projects and research programs. Works directly with faculty and staff on research initiatives and research proposals. Develop multi-year growth plans.

Duties & Responsibilities

Represents the University of Memphis to federal funding agencies in DoD and Energy space and cultivating relationships that grow the research enterprise

Duties & Responsibilities

Builds regional communities of researchers and partners for both strategic focus areas.

Duties & Responsibilities

Cultivate and advise UofM research communities and mentor junior faculty in the pursuit of DoD and DoE related research.

Duties & Responsibilities

Communicating and creating a rich narrative of progress and a clear trajectory of growth utilizing data-driven and evidence-based resources.

Duties & Responsibilities

Directing administrative functions of the program and ensuring that all aspects of activities are executed fully.

Duties & Responsibilities

Ensuring that support offices that help to enable growth are trained and have the resources sufficient to help process any new or unfamiliar requests.

Duties & Responsibilities

Oversees network of affiliated research laboratories and curation of research collections, prepares technical reports in alignment with VPR requests

Duties & Responsibilities

Other duties as assigned.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Unofficial Transcript
  • Optional Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae
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