The Kavli Foundation

The Kavli Foundation Los Angeles, CA
Aug 17, 2020
The Kavli Foundation seeks its next President and Chief Executive Officer to lead a highly respected, basic science foundation, to catalyze breakthrough research, globally in its four pivotal fields of science: astrophysics, theoretical physics, nanoscience and neuroscience. In two short decades, the Foundation has become an eminent, exceptionally well-developed institution, with an energized and impressively competent staff and an enabling Board of Directors. The President of the Foundation plays a consequential role, globally, in the architecture of science. The Foundation has acquired a position as a funder, convener, and honest broker attracting leading scholars, donors, and policymakers to identify and to make strategic investments in the most exciting, promising, and inherently risky frontiers of human knowledge. The President is the primary face of the Foundation and will step into a key leadership role in science-related philanthropy, maintaining effective, productive...