Bowling Green State University seeks a research development officer to support university faculty in their pursuit of external funding aligned with the university’s strategic priorities. Reporting directly to the Vice President for Research and Economic Engagement, the research development officer will 1) support faculty in research and grant development including the strategic identification of funding sources and assistance with proposal development, and 2) facilitate the preparation of successful major grant applications, including the coordination and project management of large multi-investigator, multi-disciplinary research submissions.
Essential Duties, Tasks and Responsibilities
Develop and deliver faculty workshops and seminars on research development, grant-seeking, and grant writing skills.
Serve as university liaison to federal, state, and private granting agencies to identify opportunities for institutional grants.
Assemble cross-disciplinary faculty teams in response to large-scale funding opportunities; organize team logistics and establish timelines; assist team by providing institutional data and writing templates.
Develop and implement internal communication strategy to promote and highlight externally funded research activity at BGSU.
Provide individual faculty members with proposal writing and editing services.
Work with SPAR to identify and disseminate funding opportunities for individual faculty members.
Other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills or Abilities
Excellent communication skills
Ability to network and work with diverse groups of people
Ability to be successful in grantsmanship
Full-time, Administrative staff position available. Administrative Grade Level 357. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. Full benefit package available.
Deadline to apply: July 26, 2019
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Master's Degree required, preferably in natural or social sciences. Successful candidate must have Master’s degree conferred at the time of application.
The following experience is required:
3-4 years in grant development and writing of grant applications
About Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green State University is a tier-one, public university serving 19,000 students on two campuses in northwest Ohio. The University has nationally recognized programs and research in the natural and social sciences, education, arts, business, health and wellness, humanities and applied technologies. BGSU seeks talented individuals to join our community in Bowling Green, Ohio, recognized as one of the “Best College Towns of America.”Bowling Green State University provides experiences that enhance lives. Students are prepared for lifelong career growth, lives of engaged citizenship and leadership in a global society. U.S. News and World Report names BGSU as one of the top public universities nationwide with a strong commitment to first-year programs that lead to success. Within our transformative learning community, we build a welcoming, safe and diverse environment where the creative ideas and achievements of all can benefit others throughout Ohio, the nation and the world.