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 Diana Horn. Need examples of job descriptions? Some sample job descriptions are here

Posted February 23, 2021

Director, Operations & Logistics, The University of Utah Research Park
The University of Utah Research Park (UURP) has evolved over 50+ years into a critical component of the state’s vibrant life science industry, with fifty percent of Utah jobs in those industries tracing their beginnings to the University and its Research Park. At over four million square feet of space, UURP is currently home to 48 companies and 81 University departments with a combined workforce totaling approximately 14,000 employees. The University of Utah’s Partners for Innovation, Ventures, Outreach & Technology Center (PIVOT) seeks a Director – Research Park Programming. With a duel report to PIVOT’s Deputy Director and the U’s Executive Director for Real Estate Administration, the Director will be a forward-thinking catalyst for further development of Utah’s knowledge-based economy. The successful candidate will be able to work independently with senior executives from a range of stakeholder groups and may eventually hire, train, and manage additional staff. Learn more

Posted February 1, 2021

Vice President & Managing Director, Children's National Research & Innovation Center
Children’s National seeks an entrepreneurial executive leader who understands how to work within a research environment but who first and foremost brings the business-development skills and experience needed to develop a research-based innovation district through collaboration, recruitment, and place-making. Candidates should bring 10-plus years of experience developing and/or operating an innovation district or related enterprise such as a research park or urban (re)development entity. Experience in an early-stage innovation district or research park is an asset, as is experience operating effectively in an urban milieu with awareness of local, state, and federal laws, regulations, and dynamics. To learn more, click here.

Posted January 27, 2021

Director, Rensselaer Technology Park
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, a top 50 global research university on the cutting edge of technology and scientific advancement, seeks a highly accomplished leader to serve as the Director of the Rensselaer Technology Park. The Director of Rensselaer Technology Park, reporting to the President of Rensselaer, is responsible for establishing a strategic vision that is aligned with Rensselaer and for leading commercial real estate and economic development programs to attract diverse industry partners. To learn more or apply, click here

Posted January 8, 2021

Associate Vice President Commercialization, University of Cincinnati
The Office of Innovation at the University of Cincinnati, the nerve center for the Cincinnati Innovation District (CID), is hiring for a newly created, executive level position, Associate Vice President Commercialization. This is a unique, challenging position which will report to the Chief Innovation Officer and  will develop and advance strategic commercialization objectives that accelerate growth of the CID.  The AVP Commercialization will manage and lead three organizational units aligned with increased and accelerated deal-flow: Technology Transfer, Venture Lab Startup Accelerator, and the UC MakerSpace. To learn more or apply