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  Title Director, Office of Research Grants
Date posted 2009-05-31 00:40:08
Category Chemistry, Government, Engineering
Job type Full-time
Salary range Open
Job description The American Chemical Society (ACS) is seeking a prominent chemist as Director for the Office of Research Grants. The Office oversees one of the Society’s most important programs, the Petroleum Research Fund, as well as the prestigious Herman Frasch Foundation Grants in agricultural chemistry, Teva USA Scholars Grants in medicinal chemistry, and the Irving S. Sigal Postdoctoral Fellowship. The Office is responsible for administering between $15 million and $25 million of chemistry research grants and fellowships each year. The incumbent will have a distinguished research record and an expansive and visionary understanding of the chemical sciences and engineering. This position reports directly to the Executive Director & CEO of ACS and will be responsible for the development of strategic planning for and leadership of the Research Grants Office. The incumbent will interact with ACS governance committees responsible for the oversight of the ACS PRF grant programs (Board Committee on Grants and Awards) and the Petroleum Research Fund corpus (Committee on Pensions and Investments); serve as staff liaison and secretary to the PRF Advisory Board; manage annual budgets; and direct and supervise a staff of fifteen including four Ph.D. scientists. NOTES: North American Residents Only
Qualification Qualifications: The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. degree in chemistry, chemical engineering, geochemistry, or related science; 16+ years of related experience, including academic teaching and research experience; knowledge of a broad area of science; leadership status within the scientific community; strong interpersonal skills; and significant experience in the management of scientific/engineering proposals and grants. Salary is commensurate with experience. Please submit your résumé by July 30 either by email:; Fax 202-872-4077; or mail address: 1155 16th Street, NW Washington, DC 20036 Attn: Human Resources/RDP. ACS is a drug-free, smoke-free, equal opportunity employer.
Education requirement Ph.D.
Company info American Chemical Society
1155 16th Street,
United States
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