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The Search Committee for the next director of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory met Jan. 9 to hear input from former Lab directors, employee focus groups and the Livermore Field Office manager.
In a letter to employees, Norman Pattiz, chair of the Search Committee as well as a UC Regent and chairman of Lawrence Livermore National Security LLC, which manages the Lab for the US Department of Energy, provided an update to employees on the search and selection process.
Lab Day was held to gather input from the Lab's senior managers, along with select mid- and early-career scientists and engineers, functional representatives and professional/administrative staff, to develop selection criteria to assess the various candidates for director. The committee also met with former Lab directors, including Parney Albright, George Miller and Bruce Tarter.
The position description has been widely posted and nationally advertised. Additionally, requests for nominations have been sent to a broad national audience. To receive full consideration, nominations and applications need to be submitted by Jan. 31, as instructed on this Web page.
The Screening Task Force, chaired by Texas A&M Professor Marvin Adams, is meeting on Feb. 11 to develop a list of approximately 15 candidates to recommend to the Search Committee. Interviews are expected to occur in the March time frame.
Comments regarding the Lab Director and any nominations may be submitted through the links noted on this Web page. The Search Committee and Screening Task Force are charged to hold all information received and their discussions in complete confidence.
For more information on the search process, see the News link on this Web page.
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