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Announcement Number DUE-2014-0007 Promotion Potential AD-04
Position Title Chemistry Education Administrator (Program Director) Hiring Agency NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION
Open Period 06/10/2014 - 07/22/2014 Duty Locations 1 Vacancies in Arlington, VA, US
Series/Grade AD - 1320 04 For More Info KENYA B. LYONS
703-292-8781
kblyons@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 not be considered.


Job Status
Full-time.


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.
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Summary
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 chemistry, chemistry undergraduate education and knowledge of chemistry education research.

DUE manages a range of grant programs that constitute a comprehensive approach to improving science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education at two and four year colleges and universities as well as links to K-12 education and education research. These programs support the research and development of innovative educational materials, courses, curricula, pedagogical techniques, and assessment instruments and methods; professional development for faculty; workforce development; and scholarships for students.

DUE's programs and other leadership efforts focus on promoting high quality college level STEM education research and development, along with increasing the diversity of students and faculty and fostering collaboration.

More information about DUE programs can be found at http://www.nsf.gov/div/index.jsp?div=DUE.


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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