Research Development

The Research Development team works closely with individual investigators and teams to find and obtain external funding to support research and creative works across the UMSL campus. The team provides support throughout the continuum of the proposal development process, from initial idea to proposal submission.


Funding searches

Faculty consults

Proposal review

Connect researchers across disciplines

Investigator tools and templates

Support for complex proposals

Workshops and collaboration platforms

Programming for early and mid-career faculty

Draft non-science proposal components


Meet the Team

Cynthia Jobe, M.S., GPC

Director of Research Development

(314) 516-6574

Multidisciplinary and institutional proposals

Jackson Medel, MA

Senior Grant Writer

(314) 516-4727

Individual investigator proposals