NIST Seeks Director for Technology Innovation Program.

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Qualified candidates are being sought by NIST to lead Technology Innovation Program (TIP), which supports, promotes, and accelerates innovation in USA by making targeted investments in high-risk, high-reward research in areas of critical national need. TIP director is responsible for managing and leading this program, which is headquartered at NIST's Gaithersburg, MD campus. Applications will not be accepted after August 15, 2011.



Original Press Release:



Help Wanted: NIST Conducting Nationwide Search for New Director of Technology Innovation Program



The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is seeking qualified candidates to lead the Technology Innovation Program (TIP).

Established in 2007 as part of the America COMPETES Act (P.L. 110-69), TIP supports, promotes, and accelerates innovation in the United States by making targeted investments in high-risk, high-reward research in areas of critical national need.

The TIP director serves as the executive responsible for managing and leading this critical program for NIST. TIP is headquartered at NIST's Gaithersburg, Md., campus.

For full details on required qualifications and the evaluation process and to apply, see the full announcement on USAJobs at go.usa.gov/Znt. Applications for this position will not be accepted after August 15, 2011. NIST is an equal opportunity employer.

See "NIST Announces $22 Million in Funding for Advanced Manufacturing Research in Electronics, Biotechnology and Nanotechnology" at www.nist.gov/tip/tip_121510.cfm for details on the most recent projects chosen to receive funding from TIP.

Media Contact: Michael Baum, baum@nist.gov, 301-975-2763

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