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Announcement Number PLR-2014-0010 Promotion Potential AD-04
Position Title Antarctic Research Facilities and Special Projects Program Manager (Program Director) Hiring Agency NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION
Open Period 06/09/2014 - 08/06/2014 Duty Locations Few Vacancies in Arlington, VA, US
Series/Grade AD - 1301 04 For More Info Krystal Mendenhall
703-292-4345
rotator@nsf.gov
Salary $106263.00 - $165596.00

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 be considered for IPA only.


Job Status
Full-time.


Security Clearance Required:

Secret


Duration Appointment This position will be filled as a one- or two-year VSEE, IPA, or as a Fed Temp Appointment


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.
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Summary
Job announcement AMENDED to Extend the Closing Date to August 6, 2014.

Applicants wishing to apply for a Permanent Appointment should see Job Announcement PLR-2014-0009.

Special Conditions: Must meet US Antarctic Program medical and dental standards for extended summer deployment to Antarctica.

The NSF is seeking candidate(s) for an Antarctic Research Facilities & Special Projects Program Manager (Program Director) within the Antarctic Sciences (ANT) Section, Division of Polar Programs (PLR), Directorate for Geosciences (GEO), Arlington VA.

ANT encompasses six core Antarctic research programs (Astrophysics and Geospace Sciences, Earth Sciences, Glaciology, Integrated System Science, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences, and Organisms and Ecosystems). Approximately $70M in research funding is awarded annually in response to competitively reviewed proposals. Research projects requiring fieldwork in Antarctica are supported by the U.S. Antarctic Program (USAP) research infrastructure, managed by the Division of Antarctic Infrastructure & Logistics (AIL) that includes three permanent stations and associated laboratories, capabilities to support short- and long-term research at remote sites in Antarctica, two well-equipped research vessels, aircraft and helicopters. The annual budget for these support activities is approximately $270M.

More information about ANT and its Programs can be found at http://www.nsf.gov/geo/plr/ant/about.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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