Why join The University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB)?
Innovative and Compassionate Patient Care State of the art Facilities:
UTMB Health is a billion dollar health science center comprised of four schools (the School of Medicine, the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, the School of Health Professions, and the School of Nursing), three institutes and over 10 exceptional research centers. UTMB was the first academic health center in Texas and is home to the state’s first schools of medicine, nursing and allied health sciences. For 125 years, the university has maintained a forward thinking spirit that has enabled it to serve its students, its patients and the people in Texas and beyond.
The Associate Vice President for Research Administration oversees all university medical center wide research administration related activities. Responsible for developing and implementing service oriented processes and a robust infrastructure in support of UTMB’s rapidly expanding research programs. Responsibilities include assuring that a comprehensive research infrastructure is in place that will strengthen and streamline all key functional areas that support individual researchers, departments, and Schools.The AVP for Research also develops and sustains a balance between a high level of client service with research faculty with an unusually high level of operational efficiency.
The Associate Vice President for Research Administration must minimally possess a Master’s degree in business, healthcare, or related field. Equivalent experience and 8 years of experience in the oversight and leadership of research operations within a large, complex academic medical center is also acceptable.
Core Competencies and Leadership Qualifications:
Breadth and depth of knowledge of management principles, excellent organizational and management skills and the ability to analytically organize and present data and information.
Sound knowledge of the laws, regulations and policies related to the protection of human subjects, animal welfare, conflict o f interest and scientific misconduct.
Proven track record of engendering confidence and working effectively at all levels of an organization.
Ability to develop, implement, and maintain major initiatives within a highly complex academic and research environment.
Essential Job Functions:
Develop a plan for Research Administration that is comprehensive in meeting the needs of multiple constituencies.
Leads, manages and holds institutional responsibility for research infrastructure and services.
Establish a strong customer focused approach to researchers that balances proactive outreach, responsiveness and sound fiscal management.
Serves as UTMB “face” for research administration engaging in the Medical Center, UT System, federal and national initiatives .
Directs the implementation and communication of policies pertaining to research administration.
Function as an advocate for UTMB’s research program.
Lead/Co lead or serve as a member on institutional research committees.
Reports To: Vice President and Chief Research Officer.
A negotiable starting salary is based upon experience and educational background and is in excess of $200,000 with potential incentives of up to 15%. UTMB also offers a superior benefits package, an excellent retirement program and a relocation allowance.
Interested candidates should submit a Cover Letter and current Curriculum Vitae (CV) to: Skott Harrington via email, firstname.lastname@example.org . Please be sure to include a preferred contact method.
UTMB Health strives to provide equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hi re and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities
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About UTMB Health
Established in 1891, UTMB has a long history of advancing health science education, research, and patient care. We were the first Academic Health Center in Texas and home to the state’s first schools of medicine, nursing, and allied health sciences. UTMB is comprised of 4 schools, 3 institutes, with 3 hospitals and clinics throughout the state supporting medical education. The Medical School enrolls 230 students per class and 1 in 6 Texas physicians have trained at UTMB.