The position will be responsible for the leadership and administrative management of the New Hampshire Maine Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Programs (LEND) and administration of grants and contracts in early intervention and early childhood education. Funding for LEND is awarded by the Health Resources and Services Administration through a competitive application process every 5 years. The successful applicant will be expected to secure research/training funding to support the remainder of the annual salary. The Assistant Research Professor will join the IOD's multi-disciplinary team of faculty.
Health professional with an earned doctorate in one of the required core disciplines (Audiology, Family, Genetics, Health Administration, Medicine/Pediatrics, Nursing, Nutrition, Occupational Therapy, Psychology, Public Health Policy, Social Work, Speech-Language Pathology, Special Education/Education) and demonstrated skills in planning, coordination, and administration of a major federally funded project; OR a currently approved LEND Program Director, with seven (7) or more years of experience in programs serving children with neurodevelopmental disabilities, genetic conditions, and other special health care needs.Must meet university criteria for appointment to the rank of Assistant Research Professor. Research Assistant Professor shall have completed formal advanced study appropriate to their field and shall have demonstrated success in carrying out externally funded research.Demonstrated success in academic instruction, advising and mentoring graduate students, and providing service to the university and profession.Documented experience successfully managing federal and or state grants and contracts.Documented record of external funding support through grants, contracts, and fee-for-service.Must show excellence in, or a demonstrated commitment to, working with diverse populations including individuals with lived experience, their families, and other related stakeholders.Documented commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion through research, service, teaching, or volunteerism.High degree of self-motivation, initiative, and ability to work both independently and with diverse constituencies.Willingness to travel as required, both regionally and nationally.Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.Ongoing supervisory experience which includes support of several types of employees.
The University of New Hampshire is an R1 Carnegie classification research institution providing comprehensive, high-quality undergraduate and graduate programs of distinction. UNH is located in Durham on a 188-acre campus, 60 miles north of Boston and 8 miles from the Atlantic coast, and is convenient to New Hampshire's lakes and mountains. There is a student enrollment of 13,000 students, with a full-time faculty of over 600, offering 90 undergraduate and more than 70 graduate programs. The University actively promotes a dynamic learning environment in which qualified individuals of differing perspectives, life experiences, and cultural backgrounds pursue academic goals with mutual respect and shared inquiry.