May 28, 2012
The Office of Research and Innovation Services (ORIS) is a central support to the research community at the University of Lethbridge and is a valuable and important resource as research activity continues to grow. ORIS invites applications for a full-time Research Officer to commence as soon as possible.
Reporting to the Associate Vice-President Research, the Research Officer plays an important role in ensuring the continued growth and development of research and scholarly activity of the Social Sciences, Humanities, Fine Arts, Education and Management faculty at the University of Lethbridge. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: advising faculty members on the applicable policies, procedures and guidelines of the university and external sponsors; critiquing draft grant proposals and providing advice for changes and/or improvement; and, writing award nominations.
The ideal candidate will possess an earned graduate degree in the social sciences, humanities or fine arts and have experience in writing/reviewing grant/contract proposals. Although an advanced degree is preferred, an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. The candidate must be familiar with national granting councils and other major sponsors of university research in Canada. The candidate must have superior interpersonal skills with an ability to establish strong relationships with the research community, across all disciplines at the University. The candidate must be highly organized, have excellent communication skills, both oral and written, and have experience managing and coordinating a high volume of diverse activities under tight deadlines. Due to the nature of this position, the candidate must possess sound judgement, tact, diplomacy and discretion.
The University offers a competitive compensation package with a full range of benefits.
Qualified candidates are invited to apply by June 8, 2012. Please include a cover letter outlining your suitability for the position, a detailed resume with references, and salary expectations quoting competition number #IN01333 to:
University of Lethbridge
Lethbridge AB T1K 3M4
Resumes received without quoting the competition number will not be accepted.
The position is open to all qualified applicants, although preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. The University is an inclusive and equitable campus encouraging applications from qualified women and men including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and Aboriginal persons.
Thank you to all applicants. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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