Search Begins for New Associate VP for Research and Innovation Supporting Social Sciences, Humanities and the Arts

Internal nominations and applications are now being accepted by the Office for Research and Innovation

Vice President for Research and Innovation Jenny Lodge has launched an internal search for a new leader to guide the Office for Research and Innovation in supporting research and scholarship in the social and behavioral sciences, humanities and the arts.

The Associate Vice President for Research and Innovation will be a key member of the Office for Research and Innovation leadership team, working closely with faculty and senior leadership across the institution to design, refine, and implement services, programs and policies to further Duke’s position as a leader in world-class research and scholarship.

This role's overall responsibilities and expectations will include providing input and guidance to all aspects of the Office for Research and Innovation to ensure that the office delivers excellent service and support for all Duke's researchers and scholars, including faculty, trainees and staff.

The Associate Vice President for Research and Innovation will also be expected to serve as a liaison between the Office for Research and Innovation and key leaders in relevant schools, university-wide institutes, initiatives, centers, libraries and administrative offices. A commitment to engendering trust, promoting equity and diversity, fostering a culture of integrity and ethics, and ensuring adherence to institutional, state and federal policies and procedures is essential to advance Duke’s research mission.

The Office for Research and Innovation invites internal candidate nominations and applications via email to vpri@duke.edu by August 25, 2022. All nominations and applications will be held in strict confidence.

Nominations should include a short statement of why the individual is being nominated and the nominee’s qualifications for the position.

Applications should include a CV and a brief letter of interest that should describe the applicant’s qualifications and experience.