Associate Director of Research Partnerships - Health and Medical Sciences, and Bioinformatics
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
Internal Number: 48957
Position Number: 001937
Department: Div of Research (Adm)
Employment Type: Permanent - Full-time
Months Per Year: 12
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The Associate Director plans and aligns activities to be consistent with Strategic Plans for UNC Charlotte and the Division of Research, the Charlotte region, and the state of North Carolina. The role is responsible for leading research, business development and relationship management activities with intended outcomes of successful industry partnerships.
Serve as the lead research partnerships recruiter and liaison for top university corporate prospects within the Health and Medical Sciences, Human Services, Bioinformatics, Computational Life Sciences, and Bioengineering sectors.
Apply a rapport building process, including identifying corporate partners for collaborative research initiatives, particularly those related to large multidisciplinary or multi-investigator projects.
Collaborate with Office of Research Partnerships (ORP) and Division of Research staff, university academic leadership, faculty researchers, development officers, and corporate executives to create comprehensive goals and strategies to extend UNC Charlotte's strategic partnerships with corporations, SMBs, and other community and industry stakeholders.
Market and communicate Division of Research's and ORP value propositions.
Develop a broad working knowledge of University's capabilities; be a lead communicator and spokesperson for UNC Charlotte and Division of Research recruiting and growth opportunities.
Collaborate with development and constituency relationship teams to offer
UNC Charlotte is North Carolina's urban research institution. Our campus is located in the piedmont of North Carolina, just two hours from the mountains and three hours from the Atlantic Ocean. A large public university with a small college feel, more than 27,200 students consider UNC Charlotte’s 1,000-acre campus their home away from home.