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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 Deputy Division Director helps the Division Director lead a team of program officers in managing a broad portfolio of investments in research and education in the mathematical and statistical sciences. The Deputy Division Director assists with managerial and oversight responsibilities for the effective use of Division staff and resources in meeting organizational goals and objectives. This includes directing the activities of the Division, assessing the needs and trends in research and education related to the Division’s programs, implementing overall strategic planning, and policy setting. The Deputy Division Director works with the Division Director to determine funding requirements, prepare and justify budget estimates, balance program needs, allocate resources, oversee the evaluation of proposals and recommendations for awards and declinations, and represent NSF to relevant external groups. The Deputy Division Director helps foster partnerships with other Divisions, Directorates, Federal agencies, scientific organizations, and the academic community.

    The mission of the NSF Division of Mathematical Sciences (DMS) is to support research at the frontiers of discovery in mathematical sciences, and to support education in the mathematical sciences through research involvement of trainees. DMS is responsible for programs with a total annual budget of over $230 million. These programs support research and education that expand the knowledge base of the mathematical sciences through awards to individual investigators and small groups, workforce training grants, and a portfolio of national mathematical sciences research institutes.

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

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

  • Job family (Series)

    1520 Mathematics

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