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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 division is located within NSF’s Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences Directorate. The Division Director serves as a member of the Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences Directorate leadership team and as a principal NSF spokesperson for behavioral and cognitive sciences. The Division Director provides leadership and direction to the Behavioral and Cognitive Sciences Division which supports disciplinary and interdisciplinary research and education activities to develop and advance scientific knowledge and methods focusing on the brain, human cognition, language, and behavior. The Division Director assesses needs and trends involving the behavioral and cognitive sciences, implements overall strategic planning and policy setting for the division, provides leadership and guidance to division staff members, determines funding requirements, prepares and justifies budget estimates, allocates programmatic resources, oversees the evaluation of proposals and recommendations for awards and declinations, and represents NSF to relevant external groups. The Division Director fosters partnerships with other NSF divisions and directorates, federal agencies, scientific organizations, and the academic community. The Division Director supervises scientific and administrative staff.

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    None - Limited Term Appointment Only.

  • Job family (Series)

    0180 Psychology

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