Director Research Operations

Pailin Group Executive Search

Director Research Operations

Location Dallas, TX, US

(Remote/Home Based is acceptable) .

The successful candidate will have 10+ years in the administration of scientific research awards with a non-profit or governmental agency. Extensive management experience and strategic planning skills will allow you to develop, direct and implement strategies that will ensure the Our clients Research Enterprise remains in the forefront of the health non-profit research field. Broad based knowledge of in all aspects of research program promotions, application processes, peer review, and post award processes is necessary. Budgetary responsibility is a key component of this position. Ability to remain on the leading edge of factors and influences affecting research-granting organizations in general and non-profit organizations specifically will be crucial.  A Federal Grant may fund this position in part or completely.

 Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Science or other related field.
  • Minimum of ten (10) years of experience in the administration of scientific research awards with a non-profit or governmental agency.
  • Demonstrated ability in planning, budgeting, assigning, directing, coordinating and reviewing work.
  • Proven strategic planning experience.
  • Prior experience in administration/management of others.
  • Must have strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Must be able to travel overnight approx. 20% of the time.
  • PhD in Science or other related field preferred.
  • Understanding of/experience in applying the principles and practices of statistical analysis, program evaluation, automated systems development projects, data analysis and data management.

Position Type


Job Category: Science/Research

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

 Well-qualified professionals please forward resume along with compensation requirements in complete confidence to  

Marshall Lindstrum

Research Division Group Manager


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