The Gulf Research Program of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine is seeking a strategic and visionary leader to serve as its Executive Director. The position is responsible for fulfilling the vision, defining the strategic direction, and leading the development of our multi-dimensional program.

The Executive Director will guide our dynamic team in managing a $500 million fund that will be used over the next quarter century to support studies, grants, fellowships, and other activities that enhance offshore energy system safety, human health, and environmental resources in the Gulf of Mexico and other coastal regions.

Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate past successes in:

  • Leading the development, design, and execution of a complex scientific program,
  • Developing a successful science outreach strategy that keeps stakeholders and partners meaningfully engaged,
  • Building and managing a team with a direct and significant impact on the mission of an organization or program, and
  • Promoting positive social change in communities, industries, and government agencies by cultivating collaborative relationships and partnerships.

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