Director of Research

The Director of Research oversees and research operations of Torchlight. This is a supervisory position and experience in research is highly recommended. The incumbent should have a demonstrated expertise in research, shown by any of any of the following experiences, including but not limited to: UROP, IDEA grant, DIS, or other similar engagements. The incumbent will manage Fellows and Research Assistants to achieve a high standard of research output within the mission of the Center. 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Recruiting and managing Fellows and Assitants, and matching them to appropriate projects.
  • Interacting with campus interest groups to acquire research projects to delegate to Fellows and Assistants

Necessary Characteristics

  • Ability to manage and follow up on multiple delegated tasks
  • Ability to discern fact from opinion

SGA knowledge required/preferred: