Research Development Office (RDO)

The Research Development Office guides faculty in the pursuit of research funding, the formation of cross-disciplinary science teams, and the development of collaborative research center proposals. Our goal is to catalyze collaboration, improve funding success, and grow the research enterprise. Research Development Office Staff Melanie Roewe Associate Vice Chancellor for Research Development & Contracts roewem@wustl.edu […]

Internal Selections Review Committee

Responsible for the review, selection, and recommendation of internal candidates for limited submission programs. All review committees are convened by the Vice Chancellor for Research. Below you will find a list of the points of contact or appointed committees responsible for recommending selecting internal candidates for limited submission programs to the Vice Chancellor for Research. […]

Internal Selections Process

The OVCR is committed to a fair and transparent internal selections¬†program. Critical elements of an effective internal selections¬†program include: communication of opportunities and eligibility; selection committee formation; internal application adjudication and candidate(s) selection; and candidate mentoring. The aims are to: (1) Assure clarity, consistency, transparency, and trust in the process; (2) Effective communication to both […]

Federal Limited Submission Programs

Research center and institutional proposals present unique challenges for researchers. The Vice Chancellor for Research and Deans work together to recruit and encourage appropriate faculty members long before the program deadline is announced, recognizing that successful center proposals take many months or longer to prepare. NSF Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) Program Review Process A standing […]

Find New Investigator Awards

Recruitment of Prospective Applicants The Vice Chancellor for Research and Deans will work together to raise awareness of these awards and communicate their importance to faculty development, prestige, and institutional reputation. Identifying a winning candidate to represent WUSTL begins well before the review/adjudication process. To enable sufficient time for internal application, adjudication, and mentoring, Washington […]