Director of Research Development at NJIT
The Office of the Dean of the Newark College of Engineering at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) seeks a Director of Research Development. The Director provides research grant support to active researchers at NCE, including assistance in identifying opportunities, organizing groups of researchers for large collaborative proposals, and preparing the administrative and organizational portions of research proposals. The Director also identifies interdisciplinary research opportunities (across NCE and NJIT and in collaboration with other universities, industrial entities, and governmental bodies) and organizes events designed to improve internal collaboration and awareness of research activities. S/he further participates in NCE research planning; and maintains and helps update NCE and NJIT research-related planning documents.

A 4-year baccalaureate degree relevant to essential duties is required. Graduate degree is advantageous. Academic education in engineering, engineering technology or the sciences is beneficial. Experience working with both grants and contracts in a University setting is useful. Past service in similar research administration position in an academic environment is helpful. Minimum of four years of work experience relevant to the required duties is necessary. Also required are: knowledge of and experience with budgeting and basic accounting; proficiency in office software (word processing, spreadsheet applications, presentations and communication); excellent written and verbal communication skills and attention to detail as demonstrated by application materials is a must.

For a full description of the position and to apply, please visit using Job Posting Number 0602427. Questions may be directed to

To build a diverse workforce, NJIT encourages applications from individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women. EEO employer.

Newark College of Engineering

Additional Information
Position Type: Employee
Ref Code: 0602427

Contact Information
Department of Human Resources
New Jersey Institute of Technology
323 Martin Luther King Blvd Office of Strategic Communications
NEWARK, 07102