Faculty and Staff
Employment Opportunities

Date Posted: 1/29/18
Position Title: Associate Provost for Research & Economic Development
Location: Provost Office
Responsibilities: Alfred University seeks an Associate Provost for Research and Economic Development. This position will report to the Provost/Chief Academic Affairs Officer and will partner closely with the various internal and external entities to promote research activities and economic development. The position will be responsible for providing pre-application assistance to all University Deans and faculty members, securing and promoting research opportunities internally and externally, assisting with writing of applications, and working to assure that all reports are completed in a timely fashion. The Associate Provost will work closely with the head of government relations and the staff of various academic units and research centers as well as the grants accounting office.
Requirements: Ph.D. in a technical field closely related to Ceramic Technology and/or significant experience working with industry. Master's degree with extensive closely-related experience considered for exceptional candidate.

Demonstrated ability to secure extramural grants/funds, both private and public, to serve needs of either partner companies, or the research centers, as they relate to the support offered through NYSTAR, is necessary.

Experience: The qualified candidate should have an entrepreneurial spirit as demonstrated by work with startup companies; creation of faculty or student spin-offs; and/or applied research with industry. Additionally, the successful candidate will evidence an ability to interdependently partner with other organizations to ensure a referral network exists for companies to receive assistance (e.g., business plan refinement, general business consulting) either through University resources or outside agencies.

Send cover letter, CV, and contact information for three references to Alfred University, Human Resources, One Saxon Drive, Alfred NY 14802; or email humanresources@alfred.edu. Review of candidates will continue until position is filled.

Alfred University actively subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity, and will not discriminate against any employee, student or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, marital status, genetic information, military or veteran status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction status, political affiliation or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Protected veterans, minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

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