Worldwide Associate Director
Phone: +44 (0) 1223 32()2)
Fax: 202 28+ (742
Phone: 202 32( ()77
Phone: 202 32( ()78
Phone: 202 32( ()82
Online Job Posting Questions
Phone: 202 312 (37)
NEW ZEALAND/REST OF WORLD
Fax: +44 (0) 1223 32()32
Phone: +44 (0) 1223 32()2+
Phone: +44 (0) 1223 32()27
Phone: +44 (0) 1223 32()28
Katsuyoshi Fukamizu ( Tokyo)
Phone: +81 3 321+ )777
Hiroyuki Mashiki (Kyoto)
Phone: +81 7) 823 110+
Phone: +8( 18( 0082 +34)
All ads submitted for publication must comply with
applicable U.S. and non-U.S. laws. Science reserves
the right to refuse any advertisement at its sole
discretion for any reason, including without limitation
for offensive language or inappropriate content,
and all advertising is subject to publisher approval.
Science encourages our readers to alert us to any ads
that they feel may be discriminatory or offensive.
For full advertising details, go to
ScienceCareers.org and click
For Employers, or call one of
There’s only one
NASA seeks a new Director for the NASAAstrobiology Institute (NAI). The ideal
candidate will be an internationally recognized scientist with proven experience in
leading or managing large interdisciplinary research programs or projects, possessed
with a vision for leading the Institute into the future. Applicants for this position
should have a broad scientifc perspective on astrobiology, experience in conducting
interdisciplinary scientifc research, and demonstrated skills needed to harness the
strengths of disparate research communities towards a greater goal. S/he should
understand how to grow a research endeavor and respond to changing budget climates while focusing on
maximizing the scientifc return on NASA’s investments in astrobiology. S/he should have experience in
leading a diverse staff ranging from established scientists to support personnel, resource planning, and
executing budgets and schedules. S/he should be comfortable with modern information technologies and
distributed research teams. NASA is particularly interested in applicants who will /nd ways to infuse
astrobiology into NASA fight missions.
The NAI Director is both the senior scienti/c of/cer and chief operating of/cer of the NAI. The Director
coordinates scienti/c activities of the Institute’s member teams and is responsible and held accountable for
all operational aspects of the NAI, including the administration of personnel, budget and NASA policies.
The Director will lead the NAI in ful/lling its mission to perform, support, and catalyze collaborative
interdisciplinary astrobiology research; train the next generation of astrobiologists; provide scienti/c and
technical leadership for astrobiology space mission investigations; develop new information technology
approaches for collaborations among widely distributed investigators; and support K-12 education and
public outreach programs.
Established in 1998 as part of NASA’s Astrobiology Program, the NAI is a virtual, distributed organization
of competitively-selected teams that conduct and integrate astrobiology research and training programs
in concert with the national and international science communities. The Institute has 12 teams including
~600 researchers distributed across ~100 organizations as well as 13 international partner organizations.
Headquartered at NASA Ames Research Center in the heart of California’s Silicon Valley, the NAI links
researchers across the US and around the globe using modern information technologies.
The NAI serves a vital role in advancing the goals of the larger NASAAstrobiology Program, with a focus
on seeking the answers to these fundamental questions: How does life begin and evolve? Is there life beyond
Earth and, if so, how can we detect it? What is the future of life on Earth and beyond?
U.S. citizenship is required for the NAI Director.
Interested individuals should apply directly to USAJobs at www.usajobs.gov. In the keyword search box,
type vacancy number “AR15S0001”. Select “Director, NASA Astrobiology Institute”, then click “Apply
NASA Ames Research Center does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion,
sex, national origin, political affliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability and
genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factor.
WILLIAM & SARAH JANE PELON ENDOWED CHAIR
DEPARTMENT OF MICROBIOLOGY, IMMUNOLOGY & PARASITOLOGY
LSU Health Sciences Center School of Medicine is initiating a search for a senior researcher to
join the Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Parasitology. Candidates will be considered
for appointment as Professor on the tenure track and should have a strong record of research
accomplishment, lead an active, nationally funded research program, and have a commitment to
developing collaborative translational research programs. This position is associated with the endowed
William and Sarah Jane Pelon Chair, designed to enhance the scholarly productivity of the incumbent.
The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. and/or M.D., demonstrated team-building ability, and a strong
track record of developing translational research from basic scientifc observations. Expertise in all
areas of host/pathogen interaction will be considered, but special consideration will be given to those
complementing existing core departmental strengths in HIV, HIV-related infections, and sexually
LSU Health Sciences Center School of Medicine offers a highly interactive and collegial environment,
with a strong history of collaborative research programs and state-of-the-art infrastructure, including
core laboratories in genomics, proteomics, bioinformatics, imaging, and fow cytometry. Excellent
opportunities exist for interaction with clinical departments, and with research Centers of Excellence in
Vaccine Development, Cancer, Alcohol and Drug Abuse, Cardiovascular Biology, and Neuroscience.
Anticipated duties and responsibilities will include sustaining an exceptional research program,
mentoring graduate students and postdoctoral fellows, and participation in departmental and school
graduate and undergraduate teaching programs. The institution offers competitive start-up packages
Qualifed applicants with a substantial record of scientifc achievement should send a single PDF
document containing their curriculum vitae including details of publications, previous and current
research funding, teaching experience, a statement of research plans, and the names of at least three
referees to: SOM-Recruits@lsuhsc.edu with Professor - MIP in subject line.
LSUHSC is an Equal Opportunity Employer for females, minorities, individuals with disabilities
and protected veterans.