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 January 8, 2020

President, Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center
The President of the Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center (VTCRC) is the chief executive officer of the Corporation and is responsible for creating and implementing a bold vision that sustains the VTCRC as a dynamic enterprise advancing the innovation economy of Virginia and supporting the transfer of Virginia Tech research and discovery to the market. The President operates in a high profile role and must be capable of establishing, strengthening and expanding strong alliances with key business, public, education and economic development leaders in the region, state, country, and across the globe. Learn more

Posted January 3, 2020

Planning Director, City of Grand Rapids, Michigan
This is responsible professional administrative work  leading the City's planning program, Development Center, building and trade inspections and historic preservation. Work involves the development and recommendation of planning programs and the leadership of the Develop Center. Possession of a masters degree in planning, the social sciences, architecture or public administration, and eight years of experience in city planning of which four years must be in a supervisory or consulting capacity; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Learn more.

Posted December 16, 2019

Vice Chancellor for Research, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
The VCR provides intellectual, strategic, and visionary leadership for UTK's research enterprise. The VCR collaboratively leads and helps develop research strategy and new programs to enhance the university's discoveries, build innovative partnerships to advance research, and raise the national standing of the University. The Search Committee will begin reviewing candidates immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Priority consideration will be given to materials received by January 30, 2020. To ensure full consideration, inquiries, nominations, and applications (PDF preferred) should be submitted electronically, in confidence, to: [email protected]. Learn more.

Posted October 30, 2019

Executive Director, Office of Technology Transfer & Innovation, University of Houston
Leads the Office of Technology Transfer and Innovation and oversees the technology transfer activities at the University of Houston, promotes the generation of Intellectual Property (IP), manages the University's extensive IP portfolio, licenses IP to existing companies and startups, supports the formation of startups, and the eventual commercialization of technology. Requires singular knowledge of a specialized advanced professional discipline or the highest level of general business knowledge, normally acquired through attainment of a directly job-related terminal degree or equivalent formal training in a recognized field of specialization that is directly related tot he type of work being performed. Learn more

Posted October 15, 2019

Chief Executive Officer, Reagan-Udall Foundation for the Food and Drug Administration
WittKieffer has been retained by the Reagan-Udall Foundation for the Food and Drug Administration, located in Washington D.C., to recruit the Chief Executive Officer of the Foundation. This is a unique opportunity to lead a respected healthcare foundation established by the Congress to support the public health and safety mission of the FDA through private-public collaborations and to take the Foundation to a new level of significant accomplishments, impact and revenue growth. The CEO will work closely with leadership at the FDA, including the Commissioner; be active in the Foundation's fundraising efforts; and build a high performing team. S/he will ensure the success of the organization's current flagship programs and activities as well as the development of programs aligned with the new strategic plan. Learn more.