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Job Posting John Cosgrove 18 May 2001 15:15 EST

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John C.


 Director, Office of Research and Sponsored Programs

Description and Responsibilities

 Reporting to the Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Director
heads the office responsible for pre- and post-award processing of
University grants and contracts. This position is a member of the Vice
President's advisory group and consults with the Deans and Directors on
issues relating to external funding. Specific responsibilities include the
·    Encourage and support University faculty in their pursuit of external
support for scholarly and pedagogical activities;
·    Represent the University before grantors, funding sources,
contractors, and sub-contractors;
·    Recruit, train, supervise, and evaluate personnel assigned to the
office (including Grants and Contracts Administrator, Administrative
Assistant, and student assistants);
·    Advise the Vice President for Academic Affairs, Academic Deans, and
Academic Directors on issues relating to external funding for research and
teaching development;
·    Review and approve applications for external funding;
·    Prepare annual reports on grants and sponsored projects;
·    Coordinate a University-wide initiative to improve faculty access to
sources of external funding;
·    Serve as ex officio member of the Institutional Review Board and
Faculty Research Council;
·    Manage the University Faculty Research Award and Research Expense
·    Receive and distribute awards;

Necessary Qualifications:
·    Familiarity with higher education;
·    Significant experience in securing or administering external funds to
support research and teaching;

Desired Qualifications:
·    Experience with database development or management related to securing
external funds to support research and teaching;
·    Advanced degree in a discipline of the University;
·    College or university experience in teaching and in research.

Fordham is an independent Catholic university in the Jesuit tradition. We
are an affirmative action equal opportunity employer and welcome
applications from men and women from all backgrounds. Review of
applications will begin June 15 and continue until the position is filled.
Please submit resumes to the Vice President for Academic Affairs, Fordham
University, 441 East Fordham Road, Bronx, New York 10458 or by email to

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