[unav_all] IRIS opportunity: Global Seismographic Network Program Manager
woodward at iris.edu
Wed Jul 9 16:39:07 MDT 2014
The Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology seeks a dynamic and forward-looking scientist or engineer with managerial and instrumentation experience to serve as Program Manager for the Global Seismographic Network. The preferred candidate will have an advanced degree or equivalent experience in science or engineering and ten or more years experience leading research or facilities programs in academia, related government agencies or industry.
The Global Seismographic Network consists of over 150 seismic observatories distributed around the world. The GSN is managed by the IRIS Consortium and is operated in partnership with the US Geological Survey, with funding from both the National Science Foundation and the USGS. The GSN Primary network operations facilities are located in Albuquerque, NM (at the USGS Albuquerque Seismological Laboratory), and La Jolla, CA (via subaward to the University of California, San Diego). The GSN collaborates with other international networks, host countries and organizations worldwide.
The successful candidate must demonstrate vision and ability for sustained leadership, and be capable of managing in a challenging, dynamic and highly rewarding scientific, technical, and community-governed environment. Significant travel is required. The position will be located in Washington, DC.
IRIS offers competitive salaries, an excellent benefits package and a collegial work environment. IRIS is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes a diverse pool of candidates. Consideration of applications will begin August 4, 2014, and the position will remain open until filled. Please e-mail vitae with a cover letter including names of references and salary requirement to:HR at iris.edu.
More information can be found at http://www.iris.edu/hq/employment
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