Working at the highest levels of Indiana University, its collaborating universities, state and federal funding agencies, and the private sector, the incumbent for this position will advise Indiana University Pervasive Technology Institute (IU PTI) leadership and other center directors, on new opportunities related to federal and non-federal funding sources related to all facets of IU PTI mission. The position will be responsible for leading the execution of funded efforts within IU PTI.
Within the scope of this effort, the incumbent for this position will assist with the identification of both federal and non-federal funding opportunities, including the private sector. The incumbent will assist, and at the discretion of the IU PTI Directors, lead the pursuit of funding for research and development appropriate to its mission and assist with or lead the execution of these efforts when they are funded. By understanding IU PTI's current capabilities, the capabilities of the field of scientific cyberinfrastructure generally, and the needs and opportunities within a wide range of scientific and research fields, the position will provide both short term and long term strategic business planning and technical advice. The position will be responsible for representing IU PTI at local, state, and national audiences. Promoting the use of IU PTI technology and services to partnering higher education institutions.
The position will also require leadership and involvement including current and future cross-departmental, university and higher education projects. There will be two parts to this effort:
Assist leadership with planning and executing project mission to provide support for campus computing resources at a wide range of colleges and universities.
Develop a funding and sustainability plan for current and future projects. Lead the strategic planning process for project extension or viability as a stand-alone entity.
All employees of the Pervasive Technology Institute work in a highly collaborative environment which requires of all employees’ willingness to cooperate and collaborate with colleagues and clients, openness with information, professional and respectful approaches to collaboration and contention, and compliance with university policies including IU’s Intellectual Property policies. Code and documentation developed by staff in relation to or as part of their professional work activities are, unless otherwise designated in advance, considered to be the Intellectual Property of IU, per IU Intellectual Property guidelines. Code and documents are to be stored and maintained within identified shared code and document repositories, shared with other entities within IU, and disclosed to IURTC promptly. All employees are required to uphold and support IU’s mission in deed and in spirit – and particularly its activities in research, education, and engagement in the State of Indiana and beyond.
REQUIRED: Master's degree in related field and six years of experience leading grant-funded efforts as PI or equivalent. Experience working in higher education, particularly with CIOs and VPRs.
Combinations of related education and experience may be considered.
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to effectively communicate and exchange information. Knowledgeable in publishing in peer reviewed venues and making presentations to diverse private and higher education audience. Proven ability as a principal investigator managing multiple grant proposals and executing multiple grant awards, simultaneously. A high level of expertise with networking and authentication technology.
PhD in computational sciences or related scientific field. Experience obtaining and leading non-federal and private sector funding sources.
Salary Plan: PAE
Salary Grade: 5IT
Department: VICE PRES INFORMATION TECHNLGY (UA-VPIT-IUBLA)
Internal Number: 73387
About Indiana University
Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.