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

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

Jennifer Lodge, Duke's vice president for Research & Innovation, has launched an internal search for a new leader to guide the Office for Research & Innovation in supporting research and scholarship in the social and behavioral sciences, humanities and the arts.

The associate vice president for Research & Innovation will be a key member of the Office for Research & 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 & 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 & Innovation will also be expected to serve as a liaison between the Office for Research & 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 & Innovation invites internal candidate nominations and applications via email to by September 9, 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.