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Manager, Strategic Research Initiatives

The University of Memphis
Tennessee, United States
$60,000.00 - $70,000.00
Posted date
Nov 2, 2021

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Administrative, Academic Affairs, Research Administration, Business & Administrative Affairs, Grants & Contracts
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Full Time
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The University of Memphis is seeking candidates for the position of Manager, Strategic Research Initiatives, Division of Research and Innovation. The University of Memphis is a learner-centered metropolitan research university providing high-quality educational experiences while pursuing new knowledge through research, artistic expression, and interdisciplinary and engaged scholarship. The main campus is located in the heart of Memphis, Tennessee. Founded in 1912, we welcome more than 21,000 students to campus every year.   Our faculty and staff number is approximately 2,500. 

Applicants should be intrinsically motivated, goal-focused grant specialists, with a solid history of winning federal awards and helping faculty with crafting successful proposals. This position will emphasize basic and applied research areas of interest. This role will also work to help craft successful federal grant proposals with a primary focus on cultivating winning narratives and gathering ancillary documents.

A successful candidate will have experience cultivating, writing, and submitting applications to the Department of Defense, National Science Foundation, and similar federal research funding agencies. A successful candidate will also be able to work well with faculty of all disciplines, build and manage teams for large proposals, and think quickly and creatively to best ensure successful submissions.  

For a comprehensive view of the position requirements and to officially be considered for the position, visit our website at

Compensation for this position is competitive and commensurate with qualifications. The University of Memphis offers an attractive benefits package.

For assistance, contact Human Resources at  

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