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Announcement Number DUE-2014-0001 Promotion Potential AD-04
Position Title Physics Education Administrator (Program Director) Hiring Agency NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION
Open Period 02/18/2014 - 04/01/2014 Duty Locations 1 Vacancies in Arlington, VA, US
Series/Grade AD - 1310 04 For More Info KENYA B. LYONS
Salary $106263.00 - $165596.00

Who May Apply
Applications will be accepted from US Citizens. Due to a recent change in Federal Appropriations Law, only Non-Citizens who are permanent US residents and actively seeking citizenship can be considered. Therefore, you are required to provide documentation that confirms you are actively seeking citizenship at the time you submit your application. Non-citizens who do not provide documentation will not be considered.

Job Status

Security Clearance Required:

Public Trust - Background Investigation

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.

The NSF is seeking qualified candidates for a permanent full-time Program Director position in the Division of Undergraduate Education (DUE), Directorate for Education and Human Resources (EHR), Arlington, VA. The ideal candidate will have expertise in physics, physics undergraduate education and knowledge of physics education research.

EHR is responsible for programs that strengthen STEM education at all levels and in all settings across the U.S. in order to support the development of a diverse, well-prepared workforce of scientists, engineers and educators who work to enhance the quality of life, health and prosperity of all citizens. The DUE within EHR focuses on the promotion of excellence in undergraduate STEM for all students. It supports programs and activities that develop and distribute effective pedagogy and educational materials, stimulate and support research on learning, promote scientific literacy, and foster connections across all education levels.

More information about EHR programs can be found at their website.

Supervisory Position: No

Relocation Authorized: Yes

Relocation expenses will be paid.

Key Requirements

  • Background investigation.
  • Preview questions are the Quality Ranking Factors listed below.

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