Stanford University

Office of the Vice Provost & Dean of Research

About the VPDoR

Another Source's client, Stanford University Office of the Vice Provost and Dean of Research (VPDoR), is currently recruiting for the positions listed below. Another Source is assisting the office with their recruitment strategy, if you are interested in applying, please do so using the link below which will direct you to the Stanford apply page.


The VPDoR recommends and promotes new research policies and oversees implementation. The office also provides financial and operational oversight for independent academic units and research support offices under the auspices of the VPDoR organization.


The mission of the VPDoR is to provide guidance and support to facilitate, nurture, and safeguard a thriving research ecosystem.


The office:

Career Opportunities

These roles are located in Stanford, California unless otherwise specified.

Research Development Specialist (Humanities, Arts and Interpretative Social Sciences)

Immediate opening for newly created Research Development Specialist - Humanities, Arts and Interpretative Social Sciences role at Stanford University. This role will support applications for funding by faculty and teams on proposals with a unique blend of a central office position with a topical emphasis area in which to build deeper content knowledge and closer relationships. The RD Specialist will work closely with faculty and staff at Stanford such as Stanford Humanities Center, the Center for Spatial and Textual Analysis (CESTA), and at collaborating institutions. In the buildup the Stanford Research Development Office (RDO), you will have the opportunity to help define and fine-tune programs, processes, and activities. This role is based in Palo Alto California; relocation support provided.

Research Development Specialist (STEM)

The Stanford Research Development Office is hiring for a Research Development (RD) Specialist! This position will support faculty teams from across the University, with a focus on large, collaborative research proposals in the STEM fields. The RD Specialist is an impactful role and has the opportunity to help define and fine-tune our programs, processes, and activities. Located in Palo Alto, Stanford is assisting with relocation if taking a career step with Stanford is for you. Come join a passionate team that operates on the basis of accountability, collaboration, empowerment, equity and inclusion, growth and adaptability, and open communication.

Senior Software Engineer for Athlete Performance Research

Do you want to be a key contributor to an award-winning, open-source software project whose mission is to transform what we know about human performance? Are you interested in helping athletes of all levels, from elite to beginner, understand how to optimize performance and prevent injury? Are you a full-stack software engineer and algorithm developer eager to work with world-class researchers and engineers on simulating and analyzing human performance? Join the Digital Athlete team as a senior software engineer. The project is part of the Wu Tsai Human Performance Alliance at Stanford.

Working @ Stanford

Our culture of collaboration, excellence and continuous learning characterizes who we are as a community. As lifelong learners, we're driven by curiosity and the ambition to learn and grow. From job skills training to degree programs, the university supports you in reaching your full potential.


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The mission of the VPDoR is to provide guidance and support to facilitate, nurture, and safeguard a thriving research ecosystem.

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