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Director Search Announcement


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PPLICATIONS ARE INVITED FOR THE POSITION OF Director at the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI), an independent research organization located on the campus of the University of California in Berkeley. The appointment will be for a five-year term beginning August 1, 2013.

      The Institute is dedicated to the advancement and communication of fundamental knowledge in mathematics, to the development of human capital for the growth and use of that knowledge, and to the cultivation in the larger society of awareness and appreciation of the beauty, power and importance of mathematical ideas and ways of understanding the world.

      The attributes of a successful candidate for Director will include:
 
1) Outstanding mathematical accomplishments and visibility within and respect of the mathematical community.
 
2) Strong managerial, administrative and implementation skills.
 
3) A knowledge of and interest in furthering the programs of MSRI.
 
4) Strong interpersonal skills with a variety of constituencies.
 
      Please communicate interest in this position to the Director Search Committee, MSRI, by writing to directorsearch [at] msri.org. While applications will be considered until the position is filled, the committee will start discussions at the end of February, 2012.
 
      A completed application will include a CV and a statement of views about how MSRI should continue to develop. Letters of recommendation solicited by the candidate are not required, but will be accepted, and should be addressed to the Director Search Committee, 17 Gauss Way, Berkeley, CA 94720-5070.

        The members of the MSRI Director Search Committee are Rick Schoen (Chair), Elwyn Berlekamp, Ruth Charney, Helmut Hofer, Rob Kirby, and Hugo Sonnenschein.

 
 
MSRI is an equal opportunity employer/affirmative action employer.