Four staff members in the Office of Research and Engagement were recently appointed to roles in the National Organization of Research Developers (NORDP).
Kimberly Eck, ORE’s director of research development, was appointed to the NORDP board of directors, which helps set the strategic direction for the organization. In this role, she plans create guidelines for position descriptions and roles for research professionals, assuring standardization across the field. Eck aims to create entry pathways for aspiring research professionals and attract participation from research professionals in non-university organizations such as national laboratories, corporations, and the healthcare field. Board members are appointed for four-year terms. Continue reading