IOS is looking for a new Division Director



Dr. Heinz. Gert de Couet

Dr. Heinz Gert de Couet, the current Division Director for IOS, is ending his rotation and returning to the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa in August. IOS is grateful for his leadership and he will be missed.


Due to his departure, IOS is searching for its next Division Director. In the Directorate for Biological Sciences, all the Division Directors are rotators, visiting scientists from universities and other research institutions or industry.  You can find information and application instructions for the IOS DD on USAjobs.  Questions about the IOS DD position can be directed to the search chair, Deputy Division Director Rob Miller (

By coincidence, both the Division of Environmental Biology (DEB) and the Division of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences (MCB) are also looking for Division Directors. The DEB ad is here and questions can be sent to DEB Deputy Division Director Alan Tessier (  The MCB ad is here and questions can be sent to MCB Deputy Division Director Theresa Good (