Office of Research & Engagement

UT Knoxville


Employment Opportunities

The UT Office of Research and Engagement currently has the following employment opportunities. Click on the link associated with the position to view the description and application instructions on the UT Human Resources website.

Administrative Specialist II

The Office of Research & Engagement (ORE) seeks a full-time Administrative Specialist to provide assistance with Science Alliance accounting, website content and posting, and annual report preparation.


Administrative Specialist II, Joint Institute for Biological Sciences (JIBS)

The Administrative Specialist II position will serve all programs in the Joint Institute for Biological Sciences.


Director of Core Facilities – REVISED

The Office of Research and Engagement is now hiring for the newly created position of Director of Core Facilities. This position will be responsible for overseeing the development and administration of the UT Core Facilities Program.


IRB Compliance Officer

The IRB Compliance Officer provides managerial oversight and subject matter expertise to the Human Subjects Research Program and all other compliance activities related to the Institutional Review Board (IRB) and research activities involving human research subjects.


IRB Compliance Specialist (Admin Specialist III)

This position will primarily provide administrative support to researchers before, during, and after Institutional Review Board (IRB) submissions within the Office of Research & Engagement (ORE).


Manager, Strategic Research Initiatives

This position reports to the Director of the Research Development Team (RDT) within the Office of Research and Engagement. This position is a first-line, go-to ORE staff contact for Principal Investigator’s (PI’s) actions related to their proposal preparation and submission, as they work on 1) proposals of diverse scope which requires a thorough understanding of complex regulations and 2) complex proposals that will involve multiple investigators and/or multiple sub-awards.

For a complete list of open positions, visit the UT HR Recruitment website.


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