Search live for next vice president for Office of Research and Innovation

From: Office of Executive Vice President and Provost

The search page for the Virginia Tech's next vice president for research and innovation is live as the search committee continues its work. The vice president for research and innovation provides critical leadership and oversight to Virginia Tech’s academic research enterprise and further enhances the university’s entrepreneurial and innovative culture, grows commercialization opportunities, and builds relationships with corporate and foundation partners.

Michael Friedlander, executive director of Fralin Biomedical Research Institute, vice president for Health Sciences and Technology, and senior dean for research for VTC School of Medicine, is chair of the search committee. Additional information about the search committee is available here. Virginia Tech has engaged Storbeck/Pimentel & Associates to assist with this search and welcomes nominations for the position. For confidential inquiries or to nominate an individual for this position, email Storbeck/Pimentel. View the VPRI position profile (PDF) here.  

Campus visits for finalists are anticipated to take place in April 2020.

The Search Committee will begin reviewing candidates immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For best consideration, all applications, nominations, and confidential inquiries should be sent as soon as possible to Storbeck/Pimentel & Associates at