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President, Science Philanthropy Alliance

The Science Philanthropy Alliance seeks a president who will lead the organization in its mission to encourage, secure and advise philanthropic support for science and to promote cooperation among the member foundations to achieve greater impact. The accomplished scientist and seasoned leader selected for this half-time position will head a dedicated staff and core group of senior science advisers in an alliance that is currently supported by more than two dozen affiliated philanthropies. Qualifications include a strong record of scientific accomplishment, success as an institutional leader, and experience in gaining philanthropic support for science. The Alliance is currently headquartered in Palo Alto, though its work takes place in various parts of the United States and occasionally in other countries. Competitive salary and benefits. Candidates are invited to apply by 30 June 2019. Inquiries and letters of interest with a current CV should be sent to Christine Miller, Office of Human Resources, Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, 1661 Page Mill Rd, Palo Alto CA 94304 (christine.miller@moore.org).