Jeffrey Salmon, Ph.D., became Deputy Director for Resource Management for the Department of Energy in July 2008. He joined the Department of Energy in March 2001 as Senior Policy Advisor to the Secretary. In 2002, he joined the Office of Science as the Chief of Staff to the Director of the Office of Science. Dr. Salmon later moved to the newly-created Office of the Under Secretary for Science as the Associate Under Secretary.
Prior to coming to the Department of Energy, Dr. Salmon worked on Capitol Hill in the Department of Defense, the National Defense University, and the private sector. He received his Ph.D. in World Politics from the Catholic University of America.
As Deputy Director for Resource Management, Dr. Salmon is responsible for managing the following offices within the Office of Science: Program Direction and Analysis; Grants and Contracts; Budget; Business Policy and Operations; and The Office of Scientific and Technical Information. As one of three Deputy Directors of the Office of Science, he reports to the Director of the Office of Science.
The Office of Science plans, develops, manages, and implements a central management policy support program that utilizes customer service and quality assurance principles to ensure the effective and efficient operation of the Office of Science. These areas include program direction and analysis management; financial management; corporate business management; management analyses; acquisition and financial assistance management; human resources operations; human capital planning; information technology services; grants and contracts management; and business and administrative services.