Argonne Director Search

UChicago Argonne, LLC has initiated its search for the next director to lead Argonne National Laboratory, one of the nation’s largest Department of Energy research facilities.

With keen vision and decisive strategy, the director drives the mission, vision and value’s unique to Argonne National Laboratory. As chief executive, the director works closely alongside multiple constituencies, industry leaders, universities and members of the national laboratory complex in developing a distinctive future for the laboratory within the national research and development enterprise. The position affords an exceptional opportunity in effecting significant impact on the direction of scientific research, innovation and national policy.

The ideal candidate should have a record of visionary leadership in complex research management, an outstanding reputation of scientific excellence, and comprehensive knowledge of the DOE missions, organizations and programs.

Robert J. Zimmer, President of the University of Chicago and Chairman of UChicago Argonne, LLC, and Eric Isaacs, Executive Vice President for Research, Innovation and National Laboratories, the University of Chicago and Chief Executive Officer of UChicago Argonne, LLC, have appointed a committee of seven distinguished scientists and leaders to conduct a broad-reaching, diverse search for the next director. The Argonne Director Search Committee will be chaired by Dr. Isaacs.