Broad Institute administration works in close partnership with our scientists to advance Broad's mission through innovation, discipline, and agility. Our Human Resources Office recruits new talent and helps develop the approximately 4,000 scientists and other professionals who are members of the Broad community. The Academic Affairs Office seeks to foster the professional development of the institute’s academic staff and cultivate ties within and between these groups. The Office of Strategic Alliances and Partnering helps individuals and organizations connect and build partnerships with researchers and teams across the institute and beyond. The Office for Sponsored Research works with researchers on sponsored awards from concept to proposal to award, including all aspects of award management and compliance.