Research Coordinator- Burlington, VT
Organization: The Gund Institute at the University of Vermont
Job Title: Research Coordinator
Location: Burlington, VT
Hours and Compensation: unavailable
Application Deadline: Feb 15th
Posted on: Jan 18th
The Gund Institute is an interdisciplinary research center, where faculty and students
collaborate widely to understand and help solve complex environmental problems. The
institute has a new Director and substantial new resources, so the successful candidate
will have an opportunity to shape its future direction. The Institute is part of the
Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources at UVM, located in Burlington
between the Green and Adirondack Mountains and on the shores of Lake Champlain.
The Gund Institute at the University of Vermont (UVM) seeks a Research Coordinator to
support our interdisciplinary research and education efforts. We will hire a talented,
thoughtful, and organized individual to work closely with the Director in managing all
aspects of Institute. Main responsibilities include helping to set strategic directions,
working with Institute fellows to develop collaborative grant proposals, coordinating
activities among fellows and students, overseeing internal and external communications,
and co-managing the Institute’s budget. The Research Coordinator will also have
opportunities to participate in Institute projects.
Candidates must have a Master’s degree in ecology, economics, environmental science,
or related disciplines, plus at least two years of relevant experience. Expertise in
supporting scientific collaborations and managing budgets is required, along with
excellent writing, communications, and organizational skills.
How to Apply:
Applicants should submit a letter of interest, a resume, and contact information for three
references at www.uvmjobs.com (posting #0040285). Review of applications will begin
on February 15, 2012 and we anticipate a start date of June 2012. The University of
Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Applications from
women and people from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds are encouraged.