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Position Announcement/Washington University Kaaren J. Downey 08 May 1998 10:56 EST

Assistant Director, Research Office
Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri

Washington University's Research Office is seeking an Assistant Director.
The Research Office provides pre-award, and non-financial post-award,
research administration services and acts as the University's
representative on research matters.  The essential functions of this
position are to support the Director in the oversight of the daily
operations of the Research Office, provide expertise in reporting
functions, and assist in the management of contracts and awards on the main

The successful candidate will possess significant experience in the
administration of sponsored programs. A working knowledge of a broad range
of agencies is necessary.  An understanding of the university research
environment and the service role of research administration is critical. A
BA is required (master's preferred). Other desirable qualifications include
strong database and Internet skills and excellent interpersonal and
communication skills.

Washington University, founded in 1853, is a medium-sized independent
university located in St. Louis, Missouri.  During fiscal 1997, $276
million was received in total research support, including $222.6 million in
federal obligations. The University has played an integral role in the
history and continuing growth of St. Louis and benefits in turn from the
wide array of social, cultural, and recreational opportunities offered by
the metropolitan area to its 2.5 million residents.

Screening of candidates will begin immediately.  Please send letter and CV to:

Cynthia White, Director
Research Office
Washington University
One Brookings Drive, Box 1054
St. Louis, MO  63130-4899
Phone:  (314) 935-5825; FAX:  (314) 935-5862



Kaaren J. Downey                PHONE:  (314) 935-8324
Assistant Director              FAX:          (314) 935-5862
Research Office
Washington University
Research Office
One Brookings Drive, Campus Box 1054
St. Louis, MO  63134