Reporting to the Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Studies in the School of Social Sciences, with a dotted line reporting relationship to the Dean in the School of Social Ecology, the Director of Research Development (DRD) is responsible for developing and implementing strategies to secure extramural funding for research, infrastructure, and graduate student training from federal and state government agencies, as well as, corporate and foundation entities. Specific responsibilities include development of a comprehensive research program strategy for the two Schools; coordination of large projects involving faculty and administrative staff across academic schools and central administrative units, including UCI Applied Innovation and Foundation Relations; identification and promotion of funding opportunities to support research endeavors and graduate training; and direct participation in proposal preparation, submission, and acceptance.The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.Salary: Commensurate with experienceTotal Hours: 8-5, M-FCareer Position.Final candidate subject to background check.As a federal contractor, UC Irvine is required to use E-Verify to confirm the work status of individuals assigned to perform substantial work under certain federal contracts/subcontracts. Please attach your resume.Click here to see the School of Social Sciences website.View Job Description for the position requirements.
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