Freshman Research Initiative Director @UT-Austin

December 4, 2018

The University of Texas at Austin is currently looking for a Director of Freshman Research in the College of Natural Sciences. This director leads all operational functions, student experience functions, external relations and communications activities for the Freshman Research Initiative (FRI) and related undergraduate research efforts. The FRI program serves approximately 1,000 freshmen science students each year and has over 25 dedicated faculty who run the course-based undergraduate research groups. Position is security sensitive. The University of Texas at Austin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to diversity.

The successful candidate will have experience managing programs or developing initiatives related to undergraduate education. A PhD in STEM-related field is required. For further information and to apply, please go to for complete description and to apply for job requisition number R_00000459.

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Sarah Eichhorn, Executive Director of the Texas Institute for Discovery Education in Science

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