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Announcement Number NSF-2014-0036 Promotion Potential AD-01
Position Title Science Assistant, AD-1 (Multi-disciplinary) Hiring Agency NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION
Open Period 08/01/2014 - 08/15/2014 Duty Locations FEW Vacancies in Arlington, VA, US
Series/Grade AD - 0101A/0401 01 For More Info Carolyn St.Hill
Salary $34075.00 - $81204.00

Who May Apply
Applications will be accepted from US Citizens. As permitted,Non-Citizens may also be considered. Due to a recent change in Federal Appropriations Law if selected for a Federal Appointment only "US Citizens & Non-US Citizens who are permanent US residents actively seeking US citizenship" are eligible for employment. If offered employment you will be asked to provide evidence.

Job Status

Security Clearance Required:

Not Applicable

Duration Appointment Temporary not to exceed 13 months; may be extended up to 1 year

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. Be part of a team keeping the United States at the leading edge of scientific discovery! Science Assistants serve a vital support function to the National Science Foundation's scientific directorates. NSF Science Assistants work at the intersection of scientific and administrative functions of the Foundation. If you are self-motivated, results-driven, like to find and implement improvements, and want to be actively involved in the work of your organization, our Science Assistant positions are for you. The National Science Foundation anticipates multiple openings for these positions. These positions are being filled under an "Application Pool" process. Certificates of eligibles are issued based on requests from the Directorates. Normally multiple positions are filled through this type of vacancy. Multidisciplinary vacancies are filled depending on an applicant's educational/work experience background. The disciplines (with their series) are as follows: 1701 Education 0401 Biology 0101 Social Science 1520 Math 1550 Computer Science 1301 Physical Science 0801 Engineering All applicants go into an "Application Pool" and referrals are based on educational and/or work experience.

Supervisory Position: No

Relocation Authorized: No

Travel Required: Not Required

Key Requirements

  • School Transcripts
  • Preview questions at bottom of Qualifications & Evaluations--see tab above.
  • Background Investigation
  • Selective Service registration required for male applicants, unless exempt.

This is a Federal job application system. Providing false information, creating fake IDs, or failing to answer all questions truthfully and completely may be grounds for not hiring, for disbarment from Federal employment, or for dismissal after the applicant begins work. Falsifying a Federal job application, attempting to violate the privacy of others, or attempting to compromise the operation of this system may be punishable by fine or imprisonment (US Code, Title 18, section 1001).