The Carnegie Institution for Science invites
nominations and applications for the position of President.
Institution for Science was established by Andrew Carnegie in 1902
“to encourage, in the broadest and most liberal manner,
investigation, research, and discovery and the application of
knowledge to the improvement of mankind…” One of the few
organizations that allows scientists the freedom to independently
explore new directions, the Carnegie Institution has remained on
the forefront of scientific discovery since its founding.
The Carnegie Institution
is supported by an endowment of approximately $1 billion, and is
currently comprised of six research departments: the Observatories,
in Pasadena, California, and Las Campanas, Chile; the Department of
Terrestrial Magnetism and the Geophysical Laboratory, both in
Washington, D.C.; the Department of Embryology in Baltimore,
Maryland; and the Departments of Plant Biology and of Global
Ecology in Stanford, CA.
Institution seeks a bold, inspirational leader to serve as its next
President. The successful candidate will have led a large and
complex organization, will have interest and experience in
attracting resources for scientific endeavors, and will possess
unquestionable integrity. The President will be a catalyst for
All nominations and
applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.
Interested candidates should submit a C.V. and a summary of
Carnegie Institution for Science Presidential Search Committee
The Carnegie Institution for Science is
an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer.
Location/Region: Washington, DC (US - 20005)