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Employment Opportunities

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

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.

Faculty Development Coordinator I

The Faculty Development Coordinator (FDC) is a member of the Faculty Development Team (FDT) in the Office of Research and Engagement (ORE) and reports to the director of faculty development. The FDC plays a central role on behalf of all ORE in identifying and disseminating information to the campus community regarding internal and external funding opportunities for research, scholarship, and creative activity. The FDC serves as the official campus liaison and administrator for Pivot, the institution’s subscription funding opportunity and faculty profile database. (See full details at the link above.)

Sponsored Programs Coordinator

The Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) seeks a full-time Coordinator I to facilitate sponsored programs administration awards from UT-Battelle (UTB) and CNS Y-12.

Vice Chancellor for Research, Engagement & Economic Development

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, invites nominations and applications for the position of Vice Chancellor for Research, Engagement and Economic Development. Reporting to the Chancellor, the Vice Chancellor is the chief research officer of the university and also works to promote research and economic development activities, particularly in collaboration with Oak Ridge National Laboratory through UT‐Battelle, LLC and other research and development institutions in the region and the State of Tennessee. The relationship with ORNL is poised for even stronger and more strategic collaborations and deep familiarity with the U.S. DOE and the national lab complex is desirable. Applicants should have an earned terminal degree and evidence of scholarly, professional, or creative achievement sufficient to qualify for tenure as a Full Professor.