Research Director

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University of California-Riverside
Riverside, California
Jan 16, 2021
Jan 28, 2021
Organization Type
Research Director Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary 22414757 Full Time 8AM - 5PM $86,500 - $149,500 Position Information The Research Director of the Center for Social Innovation (CSI) will work closely with the CSI Director, CSI faculty, and Research Manager to coordinate CSI research activities, serve as research lead on projects as needed, supervise the work of the Research Manager, and take the lead in coordinating research proposal writing and managing post-award grants. The anticipated duration of this position is one year with the possibility of continuation contingent upon funding. The budgeted salary for this position is about $95,000. Education Education Requirements Degree Requirement Advanced degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required Terminal degree in a related field (PhD, JD, MD, etc.). Required Masters degree in social science or related field. Preferred Ph.D. in social science or related field. Preferred
Experience Experience Requirement 6 - 10 years of related experience. Required
Minimum Requirements Advanced oral and written communication skills.
Advanced interpersonal skills and ability to work with diverse groups to achieve results.
Advanced knowledge of administrative, budgetary, human resources and financial principles and practices.
Highly skilled fundraising experience.
Advanced ability to work collaboratively with internal and external peers and managers.
Academic background and experience in selected area of research.
Advanced ability to think creatively and independently on concepts requiring advanced analytical skills.
Exceptional attention to detail and follow-through.
Demonstrated experience working in a research project management position.
Budget management experience.
Proven grant-writing ability.
Preferred Qualifications Experience working with a range of stakeholders including university faculty, students, donors, government, business, and community agencies.

Experience working in an academic research or policy environment.

Demonstrated success in grant-writing and grant management.

Additional Information In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.

  • UC Riverside is proud to be ranked No. 12 among all U.S. universities, according to Money Magazine's 2020 rankings, and among the top 1 percent of universities worldwide, according to the 2019-20 Center for World University rankings.

  • UC Riverside is the top university in the United States for social mobility. - U.S. News 2020

  • UCR is a member of the University Innovation Alliance, the leading national coalition of public research universities committed to improving student success for low-income, first-generation, and students of color.

  • Among top-tier universities, UC Riverside ranks No. 2 in financial aid. - Business Insider 2019

  • Ranked No. 2 in the world for research, UCR's Department of Entomology maintains one of the largest collections of insect specimens the nation. - Center for World University Rankings

  • UCR's distinguished faculty boasts 2 Nobel Laureates, and 13 members of the National Academies of Science and Medicine.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview Job Description Details View complete Job Description for this position

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