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Job Postings: Program Officer, Science Education & Diversity, Burroughs Wellcome Fund, NC Triangle

Posted by on Tuesday, September 9, 2014 in Uncategorized .

The Burroughs Wellcome Fund, an independent private foundation established to advance biomedical research and education, is seeking to hire a program officer to manage its competitive award program in education and diversity, as well as develop and administer other award programs. BWF is located in Research Triangle Park, N.C. and annually awards $35 million in grants.

More information on the BWF and its programs can be found at

It is preferred, but not required, that successful applicants have a terminal degree in the sciences or education, plus a minimum of five years of related experiences. Individuals considered will have demonstrated management and administrative experience, have an understanding of the research and teaching environment and have excellent oral and written communication skills.
Salary and benefits will be competitive and commensurate with education and experience.

To insure full consideration, applicants must submit a curriculum vitae, a statement of interest and the name and contact information for three references by October 17, 2014. All materials must be submitted by email to

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