Conference Board of the Mathematical Sciences (CBMS)

Position ID: 2695-DIRCBMS [#17637]
Position Title: Director
Position Location: St. Paul, Minnesota 55105-1899, United States
Application Deadline: 2021/06/30 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2021/04/27, listed until 2021/08/30)
Position Description:    

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Conference Board of the Mathematical Sciences (CBMS)

The Conference Board of the Mathematical Sciences (CBMS) invites applications and nominations for the position of CBMS Director. This is a position of up to one-third FTE with a target starting date of December 2021.

CBMS is an umbrella organization consisting of nineteen professional societies all of which have as one of their primary objectives the increase or diffusion of knowledge in one or more of the mathematical sciences. Its purpose is to promote understanding and cooperation among these national organizations so that they work together and support each other in their efforts to promote research, improve education, and expand the uses of mathematics. More information about CBMS is available here

The successful candidate will be a member of one or more of the CBMS member societies, and have significant administrative experience, demonstrated strong leadership ability, outstanding speaking and writing skills, and experience with seeking, obtaining and administering external grants. Knowledge of the major issues facing member societies and the profession, the ability to understand, appreciate and represent the views and perspectives of the different member societies, and the ability to communicate with and work with diverse individuals and to seek consensus for the common good are all essential. National visibility with one or more member societies and the mathematics/mathematics education professional communities is desirable.

Inquiries, applications, and nominations should be sent to the Search Committee Chair, David Levermore, CBMS Chair ( 

For best consideration, please send all applications, nominations, and inquiries in confidence no later than June 30, 2021.  

CBMS is an equal-opportunity employer committed to promoting diversity and inclusion. We welcome applications and nominations from all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability, marital status, veteran status, or other factors protected by law.

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Contact: David Levermore, CBMS Search Committee Chair
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Conference Board of the Mathematical Sciences
1600 Grand Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55105-1899
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