Sponsored Research Specialist

The University of Iowa, Division of Sponsored Programs (DSP) seeks a highly motivated, organized and service-oriented professional to assume a key sponsored research administration role.  Responsibilities include reviewing, drafting, negotiating and administering a variety of research agreements.

Required qualifications include

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Considerable (3-5 years) related experience including 1-3 years of research administration experience
  • Must be proficient in computer software applications
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of current local, state and federal regulations
  • Demonstrates independent judgment and critical thinking skills

Desirable qualifications include:

  • Knowledge of current state and federal regulations as they relate to sponsored research administration and universities
    • Highly desirable experience for the requirement above would include experience with a large volume and variety of contracts focusing on review, drafting and negotiation
  • Advanced Degree in a related discipline


To apply for the Sponsored Research Specialist position, please view Requisition #64118 at https://jobs.uiowa.edu/pands/view/64118.

The University of Iowa is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.