Interviews scheduled for the Vice President of Research and Innovation

Three candidates will come to campus between Monday, February 21 and Friday, March 4 as part of the University of Oregon’s national search for the next Vice President of Research and Innovation.

VPRI oversees most of the university’s multidisciplinary research centers and institutes, strategic research initiatives and partnerships, research infrastructure and administration, compliance and regulatory environment, and research efforts. innovation and commercialization.

“Our Director of Research plays a critical leadership role in the continued growth and importance of UO’s research and academic mission,” said Patrick Phillips, vice president and senior vice president. “I am delighted to bring three very experienced and talented candidates to campus.

Each candidate will host a public talk while on campus where they will answer questions and talk about their experience and interest in the position. Faculty, staff, and students will have the opportunity to meet and speak with the finalists at some point during their visit. Those unable to attend the public conference in person can join virtually via Zoom.

Details of each candidate will be released prior to their visit to the Provost’s website. Community members are encouraged to submit feedback on the nominees through online surveys, which will also be posted on the website.

The research committee is chaired by Darren Johnson, director of the Materials Science Institute, and includes a wide range of stakeholders. The committee joined forces with Isaacson, Miller to ensure a broad search producing a diverse pool of well-qualified candidates.

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