We seek an Assistant Program Director for a new BioLuminescent Technology Center that will facilitate the innovation of new molecular approaches using BioLuminescence (often referred to as â??BLâ?? below), dissemination of knowledge about the use of these molecules, education at the collegiate and pre-collegiate level, and outreach to the public. This person will work closely with a team of scientists at Brown University and team members at other Institutions, and help coordinate their interactions.
The Assistant Program Director will take a leadership role in writing deadline-driven reports to NSF, as such reporting is a key element of this new National Center. Such reporting will include financial detailing as well as coverage of previous and planned efforts around Innovation, Dissemination and Education.
Required: PhD in relevant field (e.g., neuroscience, marine biology and/or molecular biology).
2-4 years of experience in a management position in academia and prior scientific publication record or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Proven record of technical report writing, prior publication record as evidence
Knowledge should include deep and direct knowledge of neuroscience and of marine biology.
Proven capacity for independent progress and the ability to make intellectual and creative contributions.
Proven ability to work well in translating scientific knowledge into publicly accessible insight.
Proven ability to work well collaboratively and achieve shared goals.
Direct familiarity with the Brown University and/or the Marine Biological Laboratory is a major plus.
Criminal Background and Education Check Required
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Assistant Program Director
Department of Neuroscience
Fixed Term (Fixed Term)
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