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Help Wanted: NIST Conducting Nationwide Search for New Director of Technology Innovation Program

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is seeking qualified candidates to lead the Technology Innovation Program (TIP).

Established in 2007 as part of the America COMPETES Act (P.L. 110-69), TIP supports, promotes, and accelerates innovation in the United States by making targeted investments in high-risk, high-reward research in areas of critical national need.

The TIP director serves as the executive responsible for managing and leading this critical program for NIST. TIP is headquartered at NIST's Gaithersburg, Md., campus.

For full details on required qualifications and the evaluation process and to apply, see the full announcement on USAJobs at (link is no longer active). Applications for this position will not be accepted after August 15, 2011. NIST is an equal opportunity employer.

See "NIST Announces $22 Million in Funding for Advanced Manufacturing Research in Electronics, Biotechnology and Nanotechnology" for details on the most recent projects chosen to receive funding from TIP.

Released July 6, 2011, Updated January 12, 2023