Deputy Director - Science Programs
Department of Energy’s Joint Genome Institute (JGI) is a large-scale genome science user facility focused on studies related to Energy and the Environment. It is seeking a worldclass scientist and dynamic leader to inspire and lead the Institute’s Scientific Programs. The Deputy Director reports directly to the JGI Director and will provide leadership and oversight for key scientific departments at the JGI including the Plant, Fungal, Metagenome, Microbial and DNA Synthesis science programs as well as manage the JGI user programs. Will also be responsible for the strategic direction and planning for new and existing programs and will act as a liaison/ spokesperson and represent the JGI to external agencies. The Deputy will have the opportunity and support to lead an independent research initiative relevant to the activities at the Institute.
The JGI is part of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, providing high-throughput sequencing and computational analysis capabilities. The DOE JGI serves a diverse scientific community as a user facility, enabling the application of large-scale genomics and analysis of plants, microbes and communities of microbes to address the DOE mission goals in bioenergy and environment. http://jgi.doe.gov
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