Career Center

Job postings will remain for a total of 90 days unless AURP is otherwise notified. After 90 days, the postings will be removed from the AURP Web site. If the position is filled prior to the 90 day limit, please contact AURP and request that it be removed. To post a job, please email Vickie Palmer. Need examples of job descriptions? Some sample job descriptions are here. 


Posted February 13, 2019

Vice Chancellor for Research, University of Missouri - Kansas City
The University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC), a public urban research and largest comprehensive university in the Kansas City metropolitan area, seeks a Vice Chancellor for Research to lead the strategy and execution of ambitious research growth and enhanced economic development. Applicant materials should be received by Friday, March 15, 2019. All inquiries, nominations, and applications should be directed to Tim McIntosh, Director of Recruitment. Learn more.

Posted January 31, 2019

Managing Director, Discovery Partnership Institute, University of Illinois

The Managing Director serves as deputy chief executive officer and provides a visible and dynamic leadership role for fulfilling the purpose and mission of DPI. In doing so, the Managing Director serves as an advisor to the Director on the strategic, administrative and operational needs for the DPI enterprise. The role also provides managerial oversight of all unit functions and operations and acts as a subject matter expert and resource for campus units on matters related to the DPI. Read more.

Posted January 31, 2019

Director of Administration, Discovery Partnership Institute, University of Illinois

The Director of Administration serves as the chief financial officer and human resources liaison and provides strategic leadership and planning regarding oversight of fiscal resources, finance functions, research administration, facilities management, and human resource management within DPI. Read more.

Posted January 31, 2019

Director of External Engagements and Partnerships, Discovery Partnership Institute, University of Illinois

The Director of External Engagements and Partnerships serves as the chief external engagements and partnerships officer for DPI and develops, implements, and oversees DPI’s strategy to connect with industry; governmental and non-governmental agencies, community-based agencies, and cultural and philanthropic organizations.  Read more.

Posted January 24, 2019 

President, Iowa State University Research Park

Iowa State University is seeking applications for President of the ISU Research Park to provide management and leadership of the Iowa State University Research Park Corporation and its subsidiaries. The mission of the Research Park is: to support and assist Iowa State University in achieving its educational, scientific, research and other purposes and missions; to promote, support and assist job creation and entrepreneurship through interaction with the training, research and education. This position is responsible for all aspects of an expanding 400 acre development focused on building an innovation community for established and startup companies as well as university entities. Read more.

Posted December 18, 2018 

Director, Real Estate, University of Toronto

The University is seeking a Director who will be responsible for the development and management of a tri-campus, revenue producing real estate portfolio. Applicants should send their submissions to [email protected]. Posting open until January 25, 2019. Learn more

Posted November 19, 2018

Associate Vice President for Technology Commercialization and Business Development, University of Delaware
The University of Delaware (UD) invites inquiries, applications and nominations for the position of Associate Vice President (AVP) for Technology Commercialization and Business Development. Reporting to the University Vice President of Research, Scholarship & Innovation, the AVP leads the Office of Technology Commercialization and Business Development to be a welcoming and accessible gateway and a conduit for the University to connect UD innovators and entrepreneurs with prospective external collaborators as well as to facilitate the effective transfer of University discoveries to the market. Learn more.
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