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    Summary

    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 Section Head, Antarctic Sciences Section, a senior member of the the Office of Polar Programs (OPP) management team, is responsible to the Office Director for the overall planning, management, and commitment of budgeted program funds for the Section. The incumbent provides leadership to the Section, which supports the discipline-based programs Antarctic glaciology, astrophysics and geospace sciences, ocean and atmospheric sciences, earth sciences, and organisms and ecosystems, as well as programs for Antarctic integrated system science, instrumentation and research facilities and cyberinfrastructure. The incumbent guides the Section in formulating and implementing its research objectives and manages its administrative, fiscal and personnel aspects. The incumbent also works in close collaboration with the Section Head for Antarctic Infrastructure and Logistics and with the OPP Front Office Integration Team on matters concerning environment, safety, health, communications, budget and policy in implementing research objectives requiring an Antarctic presence, and with the Section Head for Arctic Sciences in supporting research activities occurring at both poles.

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

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

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