Chemical Sciences and Engineering Division Director
- Argonne National Laboratory
- Lemont, Illinois
- Closing date
- Oct 7, 2022
- Field of specialization
- Energy, Engineering
- Work Function
- Job Type
- Full time
Ph.D. in a relevant science or engineering field supplemented by no less than fifteen years experience including relevant, demonstrated accomplishments in scientific leadership.
Knowledge and experience in technical management functions and practices. Experience in managing safe, efficient operations in a large scientific/ sponsored research organization is required. Experience in managing within a culture that values environment, safety and health policies/orders, work rules and safe practices is preferred.
Leadership and management skills in attracting, managing and sustaining a highly competent and diverse interdisciplinary staff and maintaining an open, inclusive, and collegial environment. Knowledge and experience of financial/human resources management and reporting practices is preferred.
Experience in acquiring and maintaining relationships with multiple funding sources including with the DOE Basic Energy Sciences (BES) Chemical Sciences,
Geosciences, and Biosciences program and the Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy program are preferred. Skill in oral and written communications skills and the ability to work with high level internal and external contacts.
About Argonne National Laboratory
Argonne National Laboratory was founded as a chemistry, materials and nuclear engineering laboratory in 1946, as the successor to the Manhattan Project’s Metallurgical Laboratory. Since then, as part of the Department of Energy (DOE) network of national laboratories, Argonne has built on its original strengths and expanded its mission in response to national needs. Today, Argonne serves America as a leading science and energy laboratory distinguished by the breadth of its research and development capabilities combined with a unique portfolio of experimental and computational user facilities.
Located just outside Chicago, Argonne has been managed since its founding by The University of Chicago (UChicago), one of the world’s preeminent research universities. Argonne’s workforce of over 3400 includes over 1500 scientists and engineers. The Laboratory operates five world-renowned scientific user facilities, which together support nearly 8,000 researchers annually.As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, Argonne National Laboratory is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that fosters collaborative scientific discovery and innovation. In support of this commitment, Argonne prohibits discrimination or harassment based on an individual's age, ancestry, citizenship status, color, disability, gender, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Argonne Laboratory is located about 25 miles southwest of Chicago and is operated by UChicago Argonne, LLC for the U.S. Department of Energy.
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