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    Summary

    This announcement has been amended to extend the closing date to January 29, 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

    Serves as the Division Director, Division of Integrative Organismal Systems (IOS), working closely with the Deputy Division Director of IOS to provide vision and leadership for the Division.

     Serves as a member of the senior leadership team of the Directorate for Biological Sciences, working cooperatively with other Division and Deputy Division Directors, in advising and aiding the Assistant Director, the Deputy Assistant Director and senior staff in the Directorate for Biological Sciences.

    IOS contributes to NSF’s mission by supporting fundamental research aimed at an integrative understanding of organisms as units of biological organization.  IOS supports projects in the broad areas of neurobiology, behavior, physiology, development, symbioses, biomechanics, plant science, and functional genomics

    The Division Director provides vision and leadership, and works jointly with the Deputy Division Director in oversight of all activities of the Division of IOS. This includes providing guidance to program officers, administrative and support personnel, recruitment of scientific staff, assessing needs and trends, developing breakthrough opportunities, implementing overall strategic planning, and policy setting. The Division Director is responsible for the effective use of division staff and resources in meeting organizational goals and objectives. The Division Director determines funding requirements, prepares and justifies budget estimates, balances program needs, allocates resources, and oversees the evaluation of proposals and recommendations for awards and declinations. The Division Director represents NSF to relevant external groups and fosters partnerships with other Divisions, Directorates, Federal agencies, scientific organizations and the academic community.

    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/587370200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.