University of Houston Research Liaison Officer in Houston, Texas

Job Description

Supports individuals and groups within the University of Houston in all phases of the funding process in an effort to fund projects in Research Science and Education. Collaborates with other research entities and private businesses outside of the University System to coordinate, develop, fund, and implement research projects.

  1. Identifies and maintains research alliances with potential collaborative partners to formulate and implement specific research projects.

  2. Coordinates and assists with writing funding proposals, and coordinates related activities with the appropriate university administrative department.

  3. Identifies technologies with high potential for commercialization and develop strategies to transfer technologies into the industrial sector.

  4. Serves on special projects at the discretion of the director.

  5. Acts a liaison between the office of research and the faculty and funding agencies.

  6. Coordinates visits of local, state, national, and international visitors; coordinates meetings/special events for external constituents.

  7. Serves as a program and administrative manager for the funding process functions; assists in grants and contracting process.

  8. Assists in developing and organizing research clusters and facilitates multiple Principle Investigator proposal development.

  9. Develops marketing plans for specific technologies, including newsletters, website, and press releases and announcements.

  10. Performs other job related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Requires singular knowledge of a specialized advanced professional discipline or the highest level of general business knowledge, normally acquired through attainment of a Master’s Degree or equivalent formal training in a recognized field of specialization that is directly related to the type of work being performed.

Requires a minimum of five (5) years of directly job-related experience.

Additional Posting Information

Position will serve as the Pre Award/Post Award Administrator. Submit transmittals through (RAMP). Proposal preparation, budget preparation, review terms and conditions of sponsors awards and grants reconciliation.

Job Title: Research Liaison Officer

Job Type: Staff

Posting Number: S004568

Hiring Department: Dean, Optometry:H0113

Grade: UHE 112

Hiring Range: $5135.00 -$6674.00

Full Time/Part Time: Full-time

App Type Search By: External / Internal

Retirement Program: TRS

Minimum Posting Date: 10/27/2016

Job Open Date: 10/13/2016

Open Until Filled: No