The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine
Gulf Research Program
New land formation in Atchafalaya Bay at the mouths of the Wax Lake Outlet and the Atchafalaya River. Credit: NASA.
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Over its 30-year duration, the Gulf Research Program works to enhance oil system safety and the protection of human health and the environment in the Gulf of Mexico and other U.S. outer continental shelf areas by seeking to improve understanding of the region’s interconnecting human, environmental, and energy systems and fostering application of these insights to benefit Gulf communities, ecosystems, and the Nation.

Apply Now to Join Other Cross-Disciplinary Innovators at the 2016 National Academies Keck Futures Initiative (NAKFI) Conference on Deep Ocean Science

April 7, 2016

Are you ready to explore the frontiers of deep ocean science with other innovators from science, engineering, medicine, art, and design disciplines? NAKFI, a project of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, with generous support from the W.M. Keck Foundation, invites passionate candidates to apply for this year’s conference Discovering the Deep Blue Sea: Research, Innovation, Social Engagement.

Submit your application by 6pm ET on May 5, 2016. This year’s conference will take place on November 9-12, 2016 at the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Center of the National Academies of Sciences and Engineering in Irvine, CA.

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Positions Open
Senior Financial and Administrative Officer, Communications Manager, Program Officer in Information Science, and Senior Program Assistant

Links to position descriptions and the application system can be found here.