[FILLED] Director Sponsored Research

Masdar, United Arab Emirates

Got a passion for sustainability, and an undeniable sense of adventure?  We’ve got the perfect spot for you.  You can be a part of building the greenest city in the world.

First, a little background:
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is creating a new city in Abu Dhabi.  The city, called Masdar, will rely entirely on solar and other renewable energy sources, and will be built with a sustainable, zero carbon, zero waste ecology. Masdar will be home to 50,000 people and 1,500 businesses, primarily commercial and manufacturing facilities focusing on environmentally-friendly products. In partnership with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), they are also creating a new science and technology university within the city called the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology.

Here’s where you come in:
We’re working with the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology to help them find talented people to make a move to Masdar and work at the university.  Specifically, we’re looking for:

  • A Director of the Office of Sponsored Research, who will provide the centrally organized administrative, business, and financial functions related to grant and contract administration.
  • Technology Transfer and Licensing Professionals, who will foster commercial investment in the development of inventions and discoveries flowing from the research at Masdar Institute through licensing of intellectual property.
  • A Director of Business Development, who will manage relationships with the government and industry partners in order to attract resources to Masdar Institute.

Compensation is commensurate with experience, along with a generous housing allowance and great benefits.

Think you’re ready for a challenge like this?  Send your resume and we’ll get started.