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Job Corner and TBED People

July 13, 2011

The Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology is seeking applications for the director, Technology Innovation Program. This position is perfect for you if you are ready for a challenge and are committed to making significant improvements in the operations of one of the world's premier research and science organizations. NIST is located in Gaithersburg, Montgomery County, MD. This is a great opportunity to have a tremendous impact on an agency's programs and enjoy the benefits of working outside the Washington beltway.

The director of the Technology Innovation Program (TIP) serves as the executive responsible for managing and leading this critical program for NIST. The TIP was established as part of the America COMPETES Act (P.L. 110-69) to assist United States businesses and institutions of higher education or other organizations, such as national laboratories and nonprofit research institutions, to support, promote, and accelerate innovation in the United States through high-risk, high-reward research in areas of critical national need.

The Montana State University Research Park is seeking qualified candidates to become the next executive director. This position oversees the ongoing development and management of the Park which is owned and operated by Advanced Technology, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of the MSU Foundation, Inc. The executive director is responsible for the reinvention and revitalization of the Park and its development into a world-class research park, closely affiliated with MSU's areas of research excellence. MSU is a top tier research university, one of 96 universities nationwide earning a Carnegie classification of "very high research activity."

Maryland, Montana