The National Science Foundation announces a nationwide search for engineering professionals to fill one (1) Associate Program Officer position within the Division of Chemical, Bioengineering, Environmental and Transport Systems (CBET), Directorate of Engineering, Alexandria, VA.
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The Associate Program Director will be expected to work with program directors in developing and running programs to support research at the leading edges of CBET’s and the Engineering Biology and Health (EBH) Cluster's programmatic areas. The Associate Program Director also will be expected to analyze and report on the portfolios of the EBH Cluster's programs and to participate in cross-disciplinary systems-related NSF initiatives.
The NSF Associate Program Officer works with program officers or senior researchers to provide an integrated and responsible effort for research program or an area of a research program. The goal and core strategies of NSF's Strategic Plan set the framework for all activities. The goals are: (1) enable the United States to uphold a position of world leadership in all aspects of sciences, mathematics and engineering, (2) promote the discovery, integration, dissemination, and employment of new knowledge in service to society, and (3) achieve excellence in U.S. science, mathematics, engineering, and technology education at all levels. Within this context, Associate Program Officers may assist in soliciting, receiving and reviewing research proposals, make funding recommendations, administer awards, and undertake interaction with research communities in the applicable fields.
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