• Master’s degree in a research related field, plus five years of experience in research development with an emphasis on multi-investigator proposal development; or Doctoral/terminal degree, plus three years of experience.
• Extensive knowledge of extramural federal and non-federal sponsors supporting research and education activities, preferably in a university environment.
• Knowledge of defense agency proposal and award processes is desired.
• Excellent oral and written communication abilities with particular emphasis on ability to understand, interpret, and summarize scientific research initiatives across a variety of subject domains for presentation to technical and non-technical audiences.
• Demonstrated experience analyzing complex solicitations and translating technical concepts into a fundable proposal.
• Proven experience in business development, strategic planning, project management and technical writing.
• Ability to assume lead role in project and program management and demonstrated expertise in managing the development of complex documents, together with faculty colleagues.
• Ability to work simultaneously on multiple complex programs and activities in a timely manner with a high degree of quality, while remaining responsive to varying deadlines.
• Strong interpersonal and organizations skills with a demonstrated ability to build consensus and lead teams in order to achieve desired outcomes.
• The successful candidate will be a flexible, creative, scientifically literate professional and team player with ability to add value to the development of faculty-led research proposals and initiatives across a variety of subject domains.