NextEinstein is recruiting a CEO

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Via the TED Prize blog, over on 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 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.