Manager Research Operations & Development (ORIC)

Health Science | Engineering

Full Time

Offices of Research, Innovation and Commercialization (ORIC)


As per Qualification & Experience




Master Degree

No. of Vacancies



5 Years +

Job Level


Job Description

The Research Office supports the externally and internally sponsored projects of the institution by providing pre- and post-award support to PIs and ensuring compliance with Temple and sponsor regulations. The person will work in close liaison with the board of advance studies and research or office of sponsored research.

Develop, maintain, and communicate pre- and post-award administrative procedures for externally sponsored projects.

Support faculty with grant proposal submissions in conjunction with Sponsored Projects Administration (budget development; award documentation; administrative portions of proposals; internal approvals; monitor issues around effort, cost share, space needs, and tuition remission)

Support faculty regarding contracts, progress reports, NCEs, and other sponsor-related grant actions. Support faculty regarding post-award grant management, including projections, effort allocations and reporting, human resources, consultants, and close-outs.

Coordinate internal and external reporting needs, including maintenance of HEI’s database.

Develop and maintain the award process web pages. Work with the Director of Research Strategy to set goals and responsibilities within the research office and to monitor procedural efficiencies.

The Manager of Research Development provides overall vision to the institute research portfolio. The focus of this position is to foster collaborations among research faculty across departments and colleges, and to support the mentorship of junior faculty. Develop programs and activities that will increase funding for research from all public and private sources, establish and maintain excellent relationships with donors and stakeholders, oversee proposal development and submission. Identify a programmatic strategy for research that promotes multidisciplinary collaboration within the university.

Develop a structure for mentorship of junior faculty. Facilitate collaborations among faculty through identifying overlapping research interests and providing opportunities to communicate. Provide information about the grant process to faculty including study section procedures, interpreting reviews, and identifying appropriate funding mechanisms

Develop and maintain research cores and infrastructure within the institute including web pages, internal grant review procedures, and statistical support. Communicate with Development at both university and college levels about research initiatives and strengths. The ideal person should have six years’ relevant experience working for research and track record of management of research projects, organization or research donor agencies Oversee all aspects of the operation and development of the ORIC including research administration. Budgeting, auditing and accounting, human resources, management and maintenance of facilities and equipment, implementation of research contracts and human resources. Six years relevant experience as above is mandatory.


Minimum MS/MPhil/Master’s or equivalent with minimum 6 years relevant experience in well reputed research institution


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