Vice President for Research and Technology Transfer

Oklahoma State University in Oklahoma

Date Posted June 17, 2014
Type Executive
Salary Not specified
Employment Type Full-time

Oklahoma State University

Vice President for Research and Technology Transfer


Oklahoma State University invites applications and nominations for the position of Vice President for Research and Technology Transfer. OSU is a comprehensive land-grant institution that is nationally known for its teaching, research, and outreach programs. System-wide enrollment exceeds 29,000 students, with approximately 23,000 enrolled at the OSU-Stillwater campus.

Responsibilities: The Vice President for Research and Technology Transfer is responsible for planning, coordinating, and promoting programs of excellence in research, which will assist the University in carrying out its mission and goals. The Vice President provides university-wide leadership and coordination for planning, policies, procedures, programming, and public and private financial support for research programs.

The Vice President reports directly to the President of OSU, and CEO of the OSU System for strategic and system issues and to the Provost and Senior Vice President for operational and academic issues related to faculty, staff and students. This position also works closely with the academic deans and associate deans for research to enhance and facilitate research and scholarship at OSU and its constituent budget agencies. This position serves with the other vice presidents and branch campus representatives as a member of the Presidents administrative council.

Required Qualifications: Doctoral degree in an appropriate discipline; extensive professional and administrative experience in all aspects of Research and Technology Transfer in a complex organizational environment; U.S. Citizenship and eligibility for top-secret clearance; demonstrated success in proposing, negotiating, and acquiring externally funded research and publishing the results of such research projects/programs; academic credentials and previous experience that merit a tenured appointment at the rank of professor in an academic unit within the University; comprehensive administrative leadership and communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience as a Vice President, Dean, or Associate Dean for Research at a major University or research foundation with experience in strategic planning and strong evidence of vision and leadership in the areas of Research and Technology Transfer.

Salary: Commensurate with the experience and qualifications of the successful candidate.

Application/Nomination Procedures: Applicants should send an academic resume, a letter of interest, and the names, addresses (including e-mail addresses), and telephone numbers of four references. References will not be contacted without prior approval of the candidate. Nominations should include the complete name, address, and telephone number as well as a brief description of the nominee. Applications and nominations will be accepted until a successful candidate is selected. All nominations and applications will be handled in strict confidence. For more information, please visit:

Applications letters and nominations should be forwarded to:


Alberto Pimentel


Managing Partner


Storbeck/Pimentel & Associates


1111 Corporate Center Drive, Suite 106


Monterey Park, CA 91754






Refer to code OSU-VPRTT in subject line


Oklahoma State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/E-verify employer committed to diversity and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. OSU-Stillwater is a tobacco-free campus.



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