The Next Einstein Initiative (NEI) is looking for a CEO, says TEDBlog. The initiative's goals are to build a network of postgraduate academic centers of excellence for math and science education in Africa. The CEO, of course, will manage and direct the development of the new program. Applications are due September 30.

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