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Faculty Fellow for Research Development

East Carolina University

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Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Job Title:

Faculty Fellow for Research Development

Position Number :


Vacancy Open to :

ECU Employees

Department :

AAH Rsrch Econ Dev Engagement Adm

Department Homepage :

Advertising Department :


Division :

Academic Affairs

Classification Title :

Faculty Fellow for Research Development

Working Title :

Faculty Fellow for Research Development

Number of Vacancies :


Full Time Equivalent (FTE) :

up to .49

Full Time or Part Time :

Part Time

Anticipated Recruitment Range. Salary offered may be outside of this range as impacted by budget, UNC salary administration, and/or candidate qualifications.:

Reassignment and Administrative Stipend

Position Location (City) :


Position Type:


Job Category :

Non-Faculty Staff Professional

Primary Function of Organizational Unit :

The Office of Research, Economic Development and Engagement (REDE) is responsible for research policy and integrity, research administration, and sponsored project contract negotiations across ECU. REDE leads economic and community engagement initiatives including partnerships with public sector agencies, industry, military, and other organizations in pursuit of scholarly activities, economic development, and community engagement. REDE directs new intellectual enterprises, including technology transfer. REDE is responsible for the following units under its umbrella: Office of Research Administration, Office of Engaged Research, Office of Research Development, Office of Continuing and Professional Education, Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, Office of Undergraduate Research, Office of Research and Innovation Campus Development, the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee, Office of Human Subjects Protections, Office of Licensing and Commercialization, Office of National Security and Industry Initiatives, Office of Research Integrity and Compliance, Compliance Monitoring, and the Small Business and Technology Development Center.

ECU’s Office of Research Development provides faculty researchers with the tools and support necessary to generate competitive extramural grant proposals. The office provides a variety of support activities for faculty, including networking events, grant writing workshops, and research trainings. Additionally, the office furnishes tools to help researchers identify potential grant funding organizations.

Job Duties :

INTERNAL POSTING: Open only to applicants currently employed by East Carolina University

Create, deliver, and organize professional development opportunities (workshops, seminars, lectures, trainings, etc.) to advance research and scholarly activities across ECU. Work closely with the REDE leadership team to generate actionable ideas that yield strategic direction and thematic alignment to grow ECU’s sponsored activities portfolio and further develop its reputation as a future focused, innovation driven university. Collaborate with senior REDE leadership to promote strategic growth in the institutional research enterprise, expand research capabilities and capacities, and ensure effective support for research projects and priority areas.

Contingent upon availability of funds.

Minimum Education/Experience :

Permanent faculty position or status with East Carolina University with a terminal degree and 2 years experience in higher education.

License or Certification Required by Statute or Regulation :


Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education :

5 or more years of experience in a higher institution setting; evidence of working across departments/colleges on collaborative endeavors.

Special Instructions to Applicant :

East Carolina University requires applicants to submit a candidate profile online in order to be considered for the position. Candidates must also submit a cover letter, resume, and a list of three references, including contact information, online.

2-3 original letters of reference are required for employment. Please be aware that if selected as a candidate of choice, an automatic e-mail will be sent to the individuals entered by the applicant in the References section in the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system. Letters of reference submitted via the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system will be verified and considered towards meeting this requirement.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Additional Instructions to Applicant:

In order to be considered for this position, applicants must complete a candidate profile online via the PeopleAdmin system and submit any requested documents. Additionally, applicants that possess the preferred education and experience must also possess the minimum education/experience, if applicable.

Job Open Date :


Open Until Filled:


Initial Screening Begins :


Rank Level:

Not Applicable

Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting :


East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.

Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department of Human Resources at (252) 737-1018 (Voice/TTY) or

Eligibility for Employment :

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. If highest degree earned is from an institution outside of the U.S. and its territories, final candidates are required to have their degree validated as equivalent to the degree conferred by a regionally accredited college or university in the U.S.

Office of Human Resources Contact Information :

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (252) 328-9847 or toll free at 1-866-489-1740 or send an email to Our office is available to provide assistance Monday-Friday from 8:00-5:00 EST.


ECU offers a challenging academic environment and an energetic campus life. We are committed to excellence through a talented and diverse faculty and staff. One of the perks of working at ECU is that you can take up to 9 credit hours of classes per year at no cost to you. There is also a textbook loan program in place available to permanent ECU staff and faculty, or their eligible dependent children or spouse. ECU also offers excellent benefits, including health care and retirement plans, and generous leave time.

Scholarship. Discovery. Service. Leadership.

Here, those values are more than just buzzwords. They indicate the wealth of opportunity that ECU students experience while engaging in the rigorous pursuit of knowledge. They define the many ways in which students innovate and forge new paths. They encompass the life lessons our students learn while serving others and improving communities. They emphasize the encouragement our students receive to stand up and lead the way into a brighter tomorrow.

To be a national model for student success, public service and regional transformation, East Carolina University:

  • Uses innovative learning strategies and delivery methods to maximize access;
  • Prepares students with the knowledge, skills and values to succeed in a global, multicultural society;
  • Develops tomorrow's leaders to serve and inspire positive change;
  • Discovers new knowledge and innovations to support a thriving future for eastern North Carolina and beyond;
  • Transforms health care, promotes wellness, and reduces health disparities; and
  • Improves quality of life through cultural enrichment, academics, the arts, and athletics.

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