Agency: National Science Foundation
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This announcement is being AMENDED to extend the closing date to December 18, 2012.
Become a part of our mission to maintain and strengthen the vitality of the US science and engineering enterprise. For over 60 years, the National Science Foundation (NSF) has remained the premier Federal agency supporting basic research at the frontiers of discovery across all fields, as well as science and engineering education at all levels.
The National Science Foundation is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Senior Advisor, located in the Office of the Assistant Director, Directorate for Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences (SBE), National Science Foundation (NSF). The Senior Advisor is a member of the SBE senior leadership team, and assists the Assistant Director and Deputy Assistant Director in a) the formulation of the Directorate's scientific goals, objectives and priorities, b) the integration of scientific and technical priorities into effective policies, strategies, and programs, c) the implementation of program planning, implementation and evaluation procedures; and d) oversight of the programmatic activities in The SBE Office of Multidisciplinary Activities (SMA). Many of the directorate's activities have significant interagency dimensions in terms of scientific policy and programmatic development and operations.
For more information about SBE, please visit here.
THIS POSITION IS OUTSIDE THE COMPETITIVE CIVIL SERVICE. BARGAINING UNIT STATUS: This position is excluded from the bargaining unit.