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    Summary

    This announcement has been amended to extend the closing date to January 19, 2021.

    Become a part of our mission to maintain and strengthen the vitality of the US science and engineering enterprise.  For over 70 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.

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    Responsibilities

    The Head of the Disciplinary Programs Section serves as a member of the Division leadership team and as the Directorate’s principal spokesperson for its core programs. The incumbent is responsible for the overall planning, management and commitment of budgeted funds for the section, which includes the following programs: Geobiology and Low Temperature Geochemistry, Geomorphology and Land Use Dynamics, Hydrologic Sciences, Sedimentary Geology and Paleobiology, Geophysics, Petrology and Geochemistry, and Tectonics. The incumbent guides the Section in formulating and implementing its research objectives and manages its administrative, fiscal and personnel aspects. The responsibilities of the Head of the Disciplinary Programs Section include the coordination of activities with the division’s Integrated Activities Section and other relevant organizations within the Foundation, other Federal agencies, community organizations and international partners.

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    00 - All new SES members serve a one-year probationary period

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/585767200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.