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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 incumbent serves as the Deputy Division Director (DDD), Division of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences (MCB) in the Directorate for Biological Sciences. MCB supports fundamental research and related activities designed to promote understanding of complex living systems at the molecular, subcellular, and cellular levels. The Division promotes quantitative, predictive, and theory-driven research and related activities designed to decipher the molecular underpinnings of complex living systems. The DDD participates with the Division Director in providing leadership and direction to the Division of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences. The DDD also collaborates with the Division Director in carrying out Division-wide responsibilities such as strategic planning and management, human capital management including staff recruitment and supervision, budget preparation for submission to Congress, and the evaluation of proposals and recommendations for awards and declinations. The DDD represents NSF to relevant external groups and fosters partnerships with other divisions, directorates, Federal agencies, scientific organizations, and the academic community. The DDD assumes the Division Director role in the absence of the Division Director.

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

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

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