Grant Development Specialist, Old Dominion University, 2010 to Present
Assisted faculty members in developing competitive grant proposals for research and education projects ranging from single investigator to multi-institutional efforts.
Associate Dean for Academic Research, United States Military Academy, 1996 to 2010 Coordinated the academic research program of 13 academic departments and associated research centers; Served as focal point for internal research and liaison to external research agencies; Formulated research administration procedures and policy; Coordinated with the Staff Judge Advocate on legal and ethical issues of research programs; Coordinated with the Directorates of Resource Management and Academy Advancement on receiving and disbursing funds for research; Cultivated sources for research funding; Assisted in developing research grant proposals; Authorized submission of grant proposals; Authorized funds for research; Prepared reports that monitored and publicized research accomplishments.
Program Officer for Theoretical Physics, National Science Foundation, 1990 to 1992 Administered $3M budget for Nuclear Theory and Mathematical Physics Programs servicing approximately 60 university research groups; National representative and advocate for these fields; Selected peer reviewers for research grant proposals; Evaluated proposals, progress reports, and peer reviews; Negotiated grant budgets; Conducted on-site reviews; Coordinated with other National Science Foundation Program Officers and Department of Energy research officials on multidisciplinary projects.
Staff Scientist, Physics Division, Argonne National Laboratory, 1985 to 1996
Conducted individual and collaborative nuclear physics research projects; Presented research in published articles, seminars, and conferences; Maintained international collaborations; Reviewed manuscripts for journals and grant proposals for federal funding agencies.