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NHEERL Seeking Two Division Directors


EPA’s Office of Research and Development’s (ORD) National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory (NHEERL) is seeking two Division Directors, one to lead the Atlantic Ecology Division located in Narragansett, Rhode Island and the other to lead the Gulf Ecology Division located in Gulf Breeze, Florida. Each candidate should be a scientific thought leader with extensive senior executive experience. The National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory (NHEERL) headquartered in Research Triangle Park, NC, (http://www.epa.gov/nheerl) is the Agency’s focal point for scientific research on the effects of contaminants and environmental stressors on human health and ecosystems integrity. Each position will provide strategic vision and leadership for a research program that informs Agency decisions and drives the development of sustainable solutions to the nation's top environmental challenges.

Both positions are Title 42 posts for which the present rate of basic pay is up to $200,000. These positions will be eligible for full benefits, including relocation, health and life insurance, retirement, and vacation and sick leave.

You may apply for these positions by going to USAJOBS® (http://www.usajobs.gov/) where you can type in announcement numbers RTP-ORD-42-2013-0001 (Division Director, Atlantic Ecology Division) and RTP-ORD-42-2013-0002 (Division Director, Gulf Ecology Division). The announcements will be open from August 29, 2013 – October 15, 2013.

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