Education

NextEinstein is recruiting a CEO

Posted by: Tedstaff

Via the TED Prize blog, over on TEDPrize.org: If you’d like to lead an incredible drive to build math and science academies all over Africa — and help find the next Einstein — take a look at this want ad:

The Next Einstein Initiative (NEI) is building a network of postgraduate centres of excellence for teaching and research in the mathematical sciences, throughout Africa.

NEI is now recruiting a Chief Executive Officer, to manage all aspects of the development and implementation of the NEI programme. The successful applicant will be strongly committed to African development and the NEI goals; be a highly knowledgeable project manager preferably with an MBA and/or business building experience …

Applications are due September 30. Download the job description here. Visit NextEinstein.org to get involved in many other ways too — start by watching and sharing some inspiring videos from students whose lives were changed by the chance to get a top-notch education inside Africa.

Comments (2)

  • Emily McManus commented on Jul 30 2008

    @Chris — thanks! I went ahead and corrected the date — so as not to add one more hurdle to this already heroic-sounding job. :)

  • Chris Nash commented on Jul 30 2008

    The link to the job description needs fixing. And… September *31*? Perhaps spotting that is the first step to filtering applicants :)