Associate Vice President, University Research

Boston University
Boston , Massachusetts, United States
02 Dec 2017
End of advertisement period
30 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

Boston University invites nominations and applications for the position of Associate Vice President for Industry Engagement. This newly formed Office of Industry Engagement will oversee the areas of Corporate Relations and Corporate Sponsored Research with the goal of holistically addressing the needs of companies wishing to engage the campus and providing a bridge between industry and the research and educational domains of the University. The Office will develop sustainable relationships with industry, leading to increased investment in University priorities in alignment with corporate priorities.

Required Skills

This role requires an entrepreneurial and dynamic individual with a commitment to advancing scientific research.

  • Must have a proven record in cultivating and maintaining collaborations with industry leading to philanthropy and/or sponsored research.
  • Familiarity with other dimensions of industrial partnerships including intellectual property and technology transfer issues, federal grants, grant and contract management and philanthropic development. Working knowledge of scientific research particularly life sciences and engineering.
  • Minimally Masters or equivalent degree in business, science or engineering, and 10-15 years of increasingly responsible management experience in a related field as well as a Bachelor's Degree.
  • Experience supervising staff in Corporate Relations and Corporate Sponsored Research

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job Location Boston , Massachusetts, United States

Position Type Full-Time/Regular