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Announcement Number EAR-2014-0009 Promotion Potential AD-04
Position Title Physical Science Administrator (Program Director) Hiring Agency NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION
Open Period 06/25/2014 - 11/07/2014 Duty Locations Few Vacancies in Arlington, VA, US
Series/Grade AD - 1301 04 For More Info KENYA B. LYONS
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

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.

"Monster/Hiring Management will be unavailable/offline on Saturday, August 16, 2014 and Sunday, August 17, 2014, therefore you will not be able to apply for this job announcement during this time.

Applicants wishing to apply for a Federal Temporary, IPA or VSEE Appointment should see Job Announcement EAR-2014-0010.

The NSF is seeking candidate(s) for a Program Director within the Surface Earth Processes (SEP) Section, Division of Earth Science (EAR), Directorate for Geosciences (GEO), Arlington VA.

EAR supports proposals for research that will improve understanding of the structure, composition, and evolution and behavior of the Earth's materials. In so doing, EAR supports research on a complex interplay of physical, chemical, geological, and biological processes. In addition, the Division administers programs in support of basic research, facilities, and a wide spectrum of other scientific activities.

SEP supports research on Earth surface processes within EAR, in related GEO Directorate research programs, NSF wide initiatives, and collaborative research programs with other Federal agencies.

More information about EAR and their programs, please visit here.

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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