2021 Deputy Director
Following two decades of rapid growth, Perimeter Institute is conducting a global search for a Deputy Director to lead the development, strategy, logistics, and execution for a broad range of scientific programs at the Institute. This is a unique opportunity to play a critical role in the continued growth of one of the world’s leading centers in theoretical physics during the most exciting period in decades for fundamental physics. Key to the incumbent’s success will be an ability to imagine and capitalize on opportunities to further Perimeter’s research and continue building upon already successful programs.
Reporting to the Institute’s Director, Rob Myers and working closely with the Faculty Chair and the Chief Operating Officer, this administrative appointment offers possible opportunities to maintain a research program as time permits. Initially appointed for a 3 to 5 year term, continued excellent performance may result in renewals for additional terms.
- Cover Letter explaining qualifications and motivation
- Equity, Diversity, and Inclusive (EDI) statement (describing your experience and plans for creating/advancing a culture of equity and inclusion within their discipline)
Application Deadline: April 9, 2021. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
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Perimeter Institute is committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons, women, Indigenous/Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S+ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.
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