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Search Committee for Vice President for Research

Northwestern University is conducting a search for the next Vice President for Research. A search committee, including faculty, student, and staff representatives, is undertaking the search. Search firm Opus Partners has been engaged to support the search.

Members of the Northwestern community are invited to share feedback, submit questions, and recommend candidates by contacting the search committee at  


Vice President for Research Leadership Profile

Milan Mrksich named interim vice president for research

Jay Walsh promoted to senior advisor to the president for research and science

Vice President for Research Search Committee

Search Committee Staff