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Job Title: Associate Director, Iowa Center for Research by Undergraduates
Company Name: University of Iowa
Location: Iowa City, IA United States
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 02/01/2023
Expire Date: 04/01/2023
Job Categories: Science, Collegiate Faculty, Staff, Administration, Research & Development
Job Description
Associate Director, Iowa Center for Research by Undergraduates
The ICRU Associate Director facilitates student, faculty and staff involvement in undergraduate research and creative opportunities throughout the University of Iowa, while working under the direct supervision of the ICRU Director (who reports to the Office of the Vice President for Research).

Percent time: 100%, flexible hours usually between 8 am-5 pm, Mon-Fri. Some evening hours required for Center events

For additional information and a detailed job description, please visit the departmental website at:

About the Iowa Center for Research by Undergraduates
The Iowa Center for Research by Undergraduates (ICRU) is a unit of the University of Iowa Office of the Vice President for Research. We promote undergraduate involvement in research and creative projects at the University of Iowa by facilitating the mentorship of students in research/creative work and providing platforms for students to explore research communication. We work with students, faculty, and staff from the arts, humanities, natural/physical sciences, social sciences, health and medicine, engineering, and business.
Qualifications & Requirements

Education or Equivalency Required
Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Required Qualifications
• Reasonable (typically 1-3 years) administrative, supervisory, and program experience is required.
• Experience working with and/or supervising college students.
• Must be proficient in computer software applications, such as Microsoft Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint including database management.
• Demonstrate excellent communication skills for writing and speaking, with diverse audiences.

Desirable Qualifications
• Master's degree.
• Experience with staff supervision in higher education.
• Student advising experience.

Position and Application Details and Instructions:
Upload the following required documents and mark them as a “Relevant File” to the submission:
• Cover Letter
• Resume
• Writing sample: Please submit and attach a writing sample along with your resume, and cover letter. Instructions for the writing sample are as follows: Please compose a professional email, inviting the University of Iowa Vice President for Research, to be a keynote speaker for the Marshall Undergraduate Research Conference. For context, past speakers for this conference have discussed their undergraduate involvement, what undergraduates bring to a research rich institution, like the University of Iowa, or how research impacts people. The keynote is scheduled to begin at 9:30 am, and last for half an hour. Keep in mind that your audience will be college undergraduate students, with some or no research experience.

Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days and may be removed from posting and filled any time after the original posting period has ended. Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check and verification of academic credentials. Up to 5 professional references will be requested at a later step in the recruitment process.

Contact: VPR Talent (vpr-talent@uiowa.edu)
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Contact Name:VPR Talent
Company Name: University of Iowa
Contact Email:vpr-talent@uiowa.edu
Company Description:
More than 27,000 people from all backgrounds make the University of Iowa work. We offer opportunities for everyone—teachers and researchers, health care professionals, skilled tradespeople, and many, many more—in an environment that values the unique experiences and perspectives each of us bring.
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