Associate Vice Provost for Research

Baylor University is seeking an Associate Vice Provost for Research to directly support the Vice Provost for Research by providing oversight on research administrative duties, such as research compliance, data analysis, pre-award and post-award administration and research advancement. For more information about Baylor's research efforts, please go to We are seeking candidates who share our aspiration to become a tier one research institution while strengthening our distinctive Christian mission as described in our academic strategic plan, Illuminate (


Position Summary

The Associate Vice Provost for Research is responsible for leading the development, enhancement and implementation of research infrastructure as it relates to compliance, data systems, pre-award and post-award administration and research advancement. Responsibilities will include:

  • Working collaboratively with internal and external constituents such as vice presidents, deans, faculty, etc. in the development and implementation of Baylor's goals and objectives
  • Establishing and implementing short- and long-range organizational goals, objectives, strategic plans, policies, and standard operating procedures related to the research enterprise
  • Monitoring and evaluating research data and/or statistical reports to federal and state agencies, other external groups (e.g. US News & World Report, NSF HERD Survey)
  • Ensuring all contractual and financial obligations are managed and compliant with institutional, state, and federal regulations



A Bachelor's degree and 7 years of relevant work experience is required. A Master's degree and 9 years of relevant work experience are preferred.


The Baylor Experience

Working at Baylor is so much more than simply having a job! As part of the Baylor family, employees not only receive a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical and dental insurance, generous time off, and fantastic automatic retirement contributions*, they also get to experience Baylor.


  • Experience a mission driven organization based on a strong Christian commitment (
  • Experience Baylor academics with outstanding tuition remission for staff and qualified dependents*
  • Experience Baylor athletics with reduced admission or free access to athletic events
  • Experience our beautiful campus with access to libraries, museums, and recreational facilities such as our fitness center, athletic courts, an indoor swimming pool, and the Baylor marina to name a few
  • Experience our great dining facilities and enjoy an employee discount


*For more details and eligibility requirements, please visit


To Apply

View the full position description: Associate Vice Provost for Research Please submit an on-line application at along with a cover letter and resume.


About Baylor
Baylor University is a private Christian university and a nationally ranked research institution, consistently listed with highest honors among The Chronicle of Higher Education's “Great Colleges to Work For.” Chartered in 1845 by the Republic of Texas through the efforts of Baptist pioneers, Baylor is the oldest continuously operating university in Texas. The university provides a vibrant campus community for over 16,000 students from all 50 states and more than 80 countries by blending interdisciplinary research with an international reputation for educational excellence and a faculty commitment to teaching and scholarship. Baylor is actively recruiting staff who support our mission as we pursue our bold vision, Illuminate.


Baylor University is a private not-for-profit university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, Baylor is committed to compliance with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, marital status, pregnancy status, military service, genetic information, and disability. As a religious educational institution, Baylor is lawfully permitted to consider an applicant's religion among its selection criteria. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply.





Contact Information

Baylor University





Background Information

4-Year Degree



Target Job Information


  • Full Time