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Announcement Number OGC-2014-0003 Promotion Potential AD-03
Position Title Attorney-Advisor (Assistant General Counsel) Hiring Agency NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION
Open Period 01/06/2014 - 01/27/2014 Duty Locations Few Vacancies in Arlington, VA, US
Series/Grade AD - 0905 03 For More Info KENYA B. LYONS
703-292-8781
kblyons@nsf.gov
Salary $89033.00 - $140259.00

Who May Apply
Applications will be accepted from US Citizens. Recent changes in Federal Appropriations Law requires Non-Citizens to meet certain eligibility criteria to be considered. Therefore, Non-Citizens must certify eligibility by signing and attaching this Citizenship Affidavit to their application. Non-citizens who do not provide the affidavit at the time of application will not be considered.


Job Status
Full-time.


Security Clearance Required:

Other


Duration Appointment Permanent


Marketing Statement

NSF is on the leading edge of discovery in areas from astronomy to geology to zoology. In addition to funding research in traditional academic areas, the agency also supports innovative ideas, novel collaborations and numerous projects that may seem like science fiction today, but become the reality of tomorrow.

NSF ensures that research is fully integrated with education so that today's revolutionary work will also be training future scientists and engineers.

We are also at the forefront of federal business and operations best practices, ensuring accountability and efficacy of the work we do.
More about NSF.


Summary
"Monster/Hiring Management will be unavailable/offline on Sunday, January 12, 2014. You will not be able to apply for this job announcement during this time."

Applicants wishing to apply for the AD-905-04 position should see Job Announcement OGC-2014-0004.


Become a part of our mission to maintain and strengthen the vitality of the US science and engineering enterprise. For over 60 years, the National Science Foundation (NSF) has remained the premier Federal agency supporting basic research at the frontiers of discovery across all fields, as well as science and engineering education at all levels.

The NSF is seeking qualified candidates for the position of an Assistant General Counsel within the Office of the Director (OD), Office of the General Counsel (OGC), Arlington, VA. The OGC is the legal advisor and advocate for the Foundation, providing legal advice and assistance on all aspects of the Foundation's programs, policies, and operations, as well as areas affecting science and technology more broadly. Advice is provided in a wide variety of areas, such as: grants, contracts and cooperative agreements; intellectual property; conflicts-of-interest; employee and labor relations; civil rights; health, safety and environment; public regulation of research; Federal fiscal and administrative law and procedure; international law and agreements; and national security restrictions of scientific research (including export controls). The OGC also provides litigation expertise to the agency coordinating each phase of complex litigation with various divisions of the U.S. Department of Justice.

More information about OGC can be found at http://www.nsf.gov/od/ogc/index.jsp.


Supervisory Position: No


Relocation Authorized: Yes

Relocation MAY be paid contingent on the availability of funds.


Key Requirements

  • Background investigation.
  • Preview questions at bottom of Qualifications & Evaluations--see tab above.




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