Jesus Palomo
Research Development Officer, Office of the Dean
Secondary Dept CEHD Research and Developement
Office#: 208 HEATON
Mail Stop: 4222
Office Phone: (979) 845-5353
E-mail:
Office Hours
Monday     8 am - 5 pm
Tuesday     8 am - 5 pm
Wednesday     8 am - 5 pm
Thursday     8 am - 5 pm
Friday     8 am - 5 pm
Weekend     available by email
Short Bio
Jesus Palomo is the Research Development Officer within the Research Office in the College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) at Texas A&M University. He works under the direction of Dr. George Cunningham, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs & Research. Jesus started his career in research administration with the Research Development Office at the Texas Transportation Institute in 2008 before transferring over and working in the office of Sponsored Research Services. Jesus has been with CEHD in his role as Research Development Officer since 2012.

In his capacity as the Research Development Officer, the research development office (RDO) distributes research opportunities, reviews proposals and assists with the administration of proposals where needed. He provides expertise in areas of:

-proposal preparation,
-electronic proposal submission through SRS,
-human subjects protocol,
-subcontracting and contract terms & conditions through SRS when needed.
-RDO checks for compliance with all guidelines and policies at the proposal stage and seeks resolution when there is conflict.
-Coordinate proposal and grant development to further college and institutional research priorities.
-Work closely with faculty and staff in searching and establishing private, local, and global funding opportunities and advise them on trends in research industry which affect organizational and faculty priorities.
-Assist CEHD Faculty in putting together proposal development plans to clarify faculty and staff roles and ensure open communication in multidisciplinary efforts during the proposal writing stage.

In addition, Jesus can assist faculty navigate through the proper steps in maintaining intellectual property and disclosures as they pertain to the proposal stage. He also assists faculty in navigating the post-award process and serves as liason with SRS and other TAMU agencies. He can assist with searching for research opportunities and prequalification of research opportunities.

RDO works cooperatively with researchers, the VPR's office, the communications office, the TAMUS SRS and other TAMUS-related offices as needed to accomplish research agreements in accordance with TAMUS policy.
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