Program Officer in UGP

published Jun 30, 2022 5:09am

We are pleased to share news of an exciting opportunity in the HHMI Undergraduate and Graduate Programs group (UGP). We are seeking to recruit a person who will join the UGP team as Program Officer. This position was recently posted on HHMI's Career webpage (, LinkedIn, and other websites. We hope that you will help us by bringing this to the attention of persons in your network.

We are seeking a person who is a champion for diversity, equity, and inclusion with substantial experience in academe in interacting with undergraduate faculty and students. The Program Officer will be an important part of our efforts to transform the culture of postsecondary science education to one that is centered on inclusion. The UGP team strives to create a diverse and collaborative team culture, and a key characteristic of the Program Officer will be their ability to effectively work both interactively and independently.

We have outlined in the posting the job's functions spanning the award cycle from competition management to program assessment. The educational requirement is a PhD (or equivalent combination of education and experience), preferably in STEM. The position will be located at HHMI headquarters in Chevy Chase, MD. As described in the instructions, each applicant should submit three documents including a cover letter, a CV or resume, and reflections on three prompts.

We will greatly appreciate your help bringing this opportunity to the attention of persons in your network. Please feel free to distribute this message and the link to the posting. Candidates must apply via the HHMI website. We plan to begin reviewing applications in early July and will continue to do so until the search is successfully completed, and we encourage all interested persons to apply even if they don't meet all the requirements.

Please don't hesitate to contact us with any questions or comments. Thank you.