This announcement has been amended to extend the closing date to March 2, 2021.
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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.
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