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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, Arctic Sciences Section, a senior member of 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 discipline-based programs encompassing glaciology, atmospheric, biological, ocean and earth sciences and social sciences, as well as interdisciplinary Arctic Systems Science and long-term observations through the Arctic Observing Network Program. The incumbent guides the Section in formulating and implementing its research and research related education and outreach objectives and manages its administrative, fiscal and personnel aspects. The incumbent also oversees the provision of logistics and facilities for certain Arctic research and education activities. The incumbent works closely with the OPP Front Office Integration Team on matters concerning environment, safety, health, communications, budget and policy in implementing research objectives requiring an Arctic presence, and with the Section Head for Antarctic 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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