Research Coordinator at Gund Institute for Ecological Economics

The Gund Institute at the University of Vermont (UVM) is recruiting a new Research Coordinator, to help lead all aspects of our work. This is a key position, open at a time of growth for the Institute. The full position  description can be found here.

Position: 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. The Gund Institute is a transdisciplinary research center where more than 50 faculty, visiting scholars, postdocs, and graduate students collaborate to understand and help solve complex environmental problems.

Responsibilities: The Research Coordinator will help set strategic directions, coordinate research activities among fellows and students, work with Institute fellows to develop collaborative grant proposals, and manage the Institute’s budget.  The Research Coordinator will also have opportunities to participate in Institute projects.

Qualifications:  Candidates must have a Master’s degree in ecology, economics, environmental science, or related disciplines, plus at least three years of relevant experience.  Expertise in supporting scientific collaborations and managing budgets is required, along with excellent writing, communications, and organizational skills.

Application: Applicants should submit a letter of interest, a resume, and contact information for three references at https://www.uvmjobs.com (position #00022789).  Review of applications will begin on June 6, 2016 and we anticipate a start date of August 2016. 

Setting: The University of Vermont is located in Burlington, between the Green and Adirondack Mountains and on the shores of Lake Champlain.  The Gund Institute is part of the Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources at UVM.  The Institute is poised for significant potential growth, so the successful candidate will have an opportunity to help shape its future.