Position Open, Managing Director, Center for Sustainable Nanotechnology

Position Open for Managing Director – Center for Sustainable Nanotechnology

PVL 83199

The Department of Chemistry of the University of Wisconsin-Madison is recruiting for a Managing Director in the Center for Sustainable Nanotechnology (CSN). The Director works with the Center Director (Robert Hamers) and the CSN Executive Committee and is responsible for actively directing and coordinating scientific research and additional integrative activities at multiple institutions to achieve the center’s goals. A Ph.D. in Chemistry or related field and 2 years minimum experience is required. This is a full-time position with a minimum twelve-month evaluation period.  The Full Time Salary will be  $72,814 (minimum) for 12 months. 

Specific duties of the Director may include: Overseeing general operation of the center; establishing and implementing center-wide policies and procedures that will maximize the effectiveness of the center’s scientific objectives and associated integrative activities; oversee center-wide finances (including multiple sub-contracts) and develop financial plans for the center; ensure that Center programs and activities are compliant with federal/state regulations; interface directly with federal agency personnel to meet reporting requirements and to communicate the center’s scientific progress and objectives. This will include identifying high-impact scientific results and translating into language appropriate for program managers and policymakers.

For additional information, please go to http://www.ohr.wisc.edu/Weblisting/External/PVLSummary.aspx?pvl_num=83199. Additional information on the Center for Sustainable Nanotechnology is available at http://susnano.chem.wisc.edu

Please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vita and 3 references referring to PVL 83199 to Dennis Reece at the Department of Chemistry, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1101 University Ave., Madison, Wisconsin 53706-1322.  To guarantee full consideration, all materials must be received by September 8, 2015 (This date is still subject to change.  The formal PVL at www.ohr.wisc.edu will take precedence in the case of any discrepancies).

The University of Wisconsin is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer; applications from qualified women and minority candidates are encouraged. Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, information regarding the identity of the applicant must be released on request and there are deadlines for disclosure. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality. A background check may be required prior to employment.