Post Doctoral ( Economic Development, Entrepreneurship Innovation, Business/Engineering)

Location
El Paso, Texas
Salary
$50,000 per year
Posted
Jul 09, 2018
Position Type
Postdoc
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The College of Business Administration is seeking a postdoctoral scholar, to join the Mike Loya Center for Innovation and Commerce, a research unit that seeks to bridge the gap between business administration and engineering at the natural confluence of their research and educational programs. The postdoctoral fellow will join the center’s team to aid in the planning and implementation of key projects that are part of the center’s agenda for future years. The postdoctoral fellow must have a strong long-term desire to establish an independent line of research focused on Innovation, Entrepreneurship and regional Economic Development.

***Essential Functions***

Spearheads key projects assigned at the discretion of the Center’s Director. Projects may include, but are not limited to: grant writing and management, contract input and review, metrics collection and analysis, and deliverables development and analysis. 

Conduct research in a multidisciplinary environment and engage in professional development activities. 

Follow administrative procedures for information processing, record maintenance and fiscal compliance. More extensive projects will require the fellow to work with and oversee an assigned team, unit, or section and be responsible for ensuring that all scheduled activities and resources are effectively coordinated.

May also collect, compile, and analyze research data to include the use of surveys, statistical methods and relational databases to analyze data sets; may prepare and provide presentations for professional organizations, governmental entities, and the public; communicates research results through conference presentations, scientific publications, or project reports.

Writes technical papers or summary of findings and prepares standards and specifications for processes, methodologies, and policies. 

Collects, compiles, and analyzes research data to include the use of use of statistical methods and relational databases to analyze data sets; may prepare and provide presentations for professional organizations, governmental entities, and the public; communicates research results through conference presentations, scientific publications, or project reports.

May participate in proposal writing and coordination for external funds.

Travel off campus may be required. 

Knowledge of all Microsoft Office software and able to learn and use institutional software systems.

Complies with all State and University policies.

Other duties may be assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:  May issue written/verbal instructions, assign duties, and examine work in accordance with the organization's objectives, policies, procedures, and applicable laws.

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