Oak Ridge National Laboratory is seeking an outstanding scientific leader with depth and breadth of collaborative, innovative experience to support the Enrichment Science and Engineering Division as the Chief Enrichment Scientist.
The Enrichment Science and Engineering Division (ESED) serves the nation in two critical areas: advancing enrichment technologies and exploring stable isotope production and applications. ESED leverages an elite staff of scientists and engineers with the world-leading capabilities of Oak Ridge National Laboratory to deliver groundbreaking advancements with a variety of applications, from national security to life-saving medical treatments.
The ESED Chief Enrichment Scientist collaborates with the science and technology leaders within ESED and partners with the ESED Director to establish and execute the division science priorities and vision that support the ORNL Laboratory Agenda. The Chief Enrichment Scientist reports to the ESED Director and advocates for the division science vision and technology priorities; collaborates with the section heads and group leaders to advance expertise and capabilities within the division; serves as the chief science officer within the enrichment projects executed by the division; leads the integration of science strategies and capabilities and coordinates across the sections to develop a strong science culture within the division and support the Isotope Science and Engineering Directorate Science Strategy; leads specific R&D activities to advance the field of enrichment science, and supports a diverse and inclusive work environment where every employee feels safe, heard, and appreciated—a workplace that sets an example for the broader community.