Research Coordinator III - Administration - Tickle College of Engineering
Regular Full-time, Pay Range MR12
The Engineering Research Office (ERO), located in the Tickle College of Engineering (TCE) at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, invites applications for a full-time research Coordinator III. The ERO provides concierge service to enhance the quality and success of extramural research proposals. Reporting to the Research Director, the Coordinator III will be a primary contact for faculty and support staff in the seven academic departments and six research centers comprising the TCE's research enterprise.
The Coordinator III will have an active role in implementing efforts to enhance the success of faculty members relative to external funding. Primary duties include: providing technical assistance to faculty members relative to all aspects of proposal support, from analysis of the RFP/solicitation, to the initial stages of proposal planning and budget development, to facilitating internal/external collaborative arrangements, through final submission to sponsor; serving as liaison with internal and external constituencies to facilitate collaborative research activities, exchange information, and clarify procedures and requirements during the proposal stage; coordinating the strategic development of large proposals; participating in ongoing examinations of college research metrics and benchmarking data to facilitate strategic planning and decision-making by college leadership.
Internal Number: 211949
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