As director of Research Contract Services, Melissa L. Matsil, J.D. leads a team of experienced, highly motivated, and skilled contract managers who brilliantly serve the Rutgers research community through professional contract management services and who liaise with Rutgers research sponsors to strengthen strategic alliances and advance research.

Prior to joining the Office for Research leadership team in 2010, Melissa worked in legal affairs for Fortune 100 companies.

Melissa’s professional life is dedicated to values-driven service, but her heart and personal life are dedicated to her loving and incredibly wonderful family and friends.