The Senior Vice President for Health Sciences Research Unit (SVPHS Research Unit) at University of Utah Health seeks a Senior Manager (Research Development Associate III) to develop, organize, and oversee all administrative aspects of a new health sciences strategic research initiative: the Data Exploration and Learning for Precision Health Intelligence (DELPHI) Data Science Initiative. The goal of the DELPHI Initiative is to catalyze interdisciplinary data-science driven research to drive innovation in health and medicine.
The Senior Manager will play a pivotal role in the strategic planning and execution of the DELPHI Initiative. This includes developing and implementing a wide range of strategic, proactive, and capacity building activities designed to enable and enhance data-science research that includes strategic research advancement, communication of research and research opportunities, enhancement of collaboration and team science, proposal development, and nurturing alliances between and among faculty at the U of U and funding agencies. A key function of this position is to work with stakeholders to develop program proposals, budgets (including a schedule for obtaining external support), goals, and implementation plans for review by health sciences center leadership. The individual in this position will be expected to operate independently to achieve program outcomes. In addition, this individual will contribute to emerging and ongoing SVPHS Research Unit initiatives and administrative responsibilities.
The Senior Manager will be a part of the Research Program Development Team in the SVPHS Research Unit which oversees the development and implementation of key research strategic initiatives including the Diabetes and Metabolism Research Center, the Immunology, Inflammation, and Infectious Diseases Initiative, and the Center for Genomic Medicine. To learn more about the other SVPHS Research Unit strategic research initiatives, please visit: https://uofuhealth.utah.edu/research/areas-initiatives/. The Senior Manager will report to the Director of Research Program Development and will work alongside the DELPHI Co-Directors and Steering Committee to shape and launch the initiative.
This position is eligible for telework in a hybrid telework & in-person environment, and may have the option for full time remote work.
About SVPHS Research Unit
The SVPHS Research Unit seeks to strengthen programs, departments and colleges within University of Utah Health by assisting in: research strategic planning, decision support, goal setting, administrative and programmatic expertise, and program development. We are an inclusive and accessible workplace who believes that inclusivity is everyone’s responsibility. Our employees take informed actions to promote equity, diversity, and inclusion within the Research Unit and the health sciences center we serve. We prioritize our team’s well-being and actively support each other. We strive to create a positive and supportive team atmosphere that fosters personal and professional growth.
About the University of Utah and Benefits
The University of Utah is located at the foot of the beautiful Wasatch Mountains and offers a rich benefits package including affordable health insurance on the first day, generous retirement contributions of 14.2%, 13 paid holidays per year plus vacation accruals each month, tuition reduction for employees and families, paid parental leave and more . Please visit our Benefits website for more information: https://www.hr.utah.edu/benefits/
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