Description: President of the National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements (NCRP). NCRP is seeking candidates for the position of President to replace Dr. John D. Boice, Jr., who will be stepping down as President effective December 31, 2018 to assume a new role as NCRP Director of Science. Dr. Boice will continue to direct NCRP research activities related to the Million Person Study of Low Dose Health Effects.
The President of NCRP serves as the leader, chief spokesman, and public representative of the organization and as such must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills appropriate for a variety of audiences. Candidates for this position must have well documented expertise in areas of radiation protection and measurements relevant to meeting the Congressionally mandated objectives of NCRP, and demonstrate a strong record of success as indicated by an ability to obtain funding for research projects from federal and private sector sources; to manage scientific teams in the execution of projects in a timely and focused manner; and to adhere to financial budgets and schedules. A record of successful interactions with representatives of federal agencies and Congressional representatives is highly desired. Prospective candidates must have a doctorate in either the physical or life sciences. Demonstrated experience in scientific and financial management for a period of at least 10 year
Selected candidates will be scheduled for an in-person interview and the successful individual will serve as a presidential advisor to NCRP during a transition period until formal election as NCRP President by the Council. The President will be expected to reside in the greater Washington, DC area. Compensation and other terms of employment will be negotiated with the successful candidate. NCRP is an equal opportunity employer that offers an excellent benefits package. Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest that addresses the desired qualifications above, and a CV that includes a complete description of prior job titles and experience and a list of publications.
The National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements (NCRP) seeks to formulate and widely disseminate information, guidance and recommendations on radiation protection and measurements which represent the consensus of leading scientific thinking. The Council is always on the alert for areas in which the development and publication of NCRP materials can make an important contribution to the public interest.
The Council’s mission also encompasses the responsibility to facilitate and stimulate cooperation among organizations concerned with the scientific and related aspects of radiation protection and measurements.
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