Assist and Coordinate Large and Complex Proposal Efforts

Support cooperative and collaborative research activities at Mason by expanding Mason’s capacity to strategically pursue major multi-and interdisciplinary, team based research initiatives.

  • Coordinating large and complex proposal efforts, including assistance with strategic development of research, program project, center, consortium, research training and cooperative grant proposals;
  • Serving as a nexus of information regarding large, team based research activites;
  • Developing internal and external strategic alliances to help build effective teams, translate research discoveries and provide access to collective research resources;
  • Developing and implementing appropriate tools to maximize the benefits of social networking and knowledge management across the University’s research enterprise;
  • Fostering relationships with funding agencies, foundations and professional societies to gain access to new and evolving research priorities and corresponding funding programs.

Contact Heather Arold at or 703-993-6286 to discuss assistance for large or complex multidisciplinary proposals.