National Academies’ Gulf Research Program seeks Executive Director

The Gulf Research Program of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine is seeking a strategic and visionary leader to serve as its Executive Director. The position is responsible for fulfilling the vision, defining the strategic direction, and leading the development of our multi-dimensional program.

The Executive Director will guide our dynamic team in managing a $500 million fund that will be used over the next quarter century to support studies, grants, fellowships, and other activities that enhance offshore energy system safety, human health, and environmental resources in the Gulf of Mexico and other coastal regions.

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