ITER Director General Solicitation

May 27, 2022

The ITER Organization governing board, the ITER Council, has issued the attached solicitation to hire the next Director-General (DG). This is an exciting opportunity for potential candidates with the necessary qualifications to lead the ITER project, which will be a world-class fusion energy research facility.

The ITER DG is the chief executive of the ITER International Fusion Energy Organization (IO), which was established in 2007 by a formal agreement among seven Members (People's Republic of China, European Union, Republic of India, Japan, Republic of Korea, Russian Federation, and United States of America) for the implementation of the ITER Project.

ITER's mission is to demonstrate the scientific and technological feasibility of fusion energy for peaceful purposes, an essential feature of which would be achieving sustained fusion power generation. The ITER Headquarters is located in in St Paul-lez-Durance, France, and its staff of over 1,000 people come from the seven ITER Members. Additional information regarding the ITER can be found at: https://www.iter.org/.

Interested candidates should refer to the attached solicitation and respond to the e-mail therein (ICSecretariat.SC@iter.org).