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    Summary

    This announcement has been amended to extend the closing date to November 5, 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. 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 Head of the Disciplinary Programs Section serves as a member of the Division’s leadership team and as the Division’s principal spokesperson for its core programs. The incumbent is responsible for the overall planning, management and commitment of budgeted funds for the Section, which includes the following programs: Geobiology and Low Temperature Geochemistry, Geomorphology and Land Use Dynamics, Geophysics, Hydrologic Sciences, Petrology and Geochemistry, Sedimentary Geology and Paleobiology, and Tectonics. The incumbent plays an important role in strategic planning for the Division along with the rest of the Division Management Team, and manages the Section’s administrative, fiscal and personnel aspects. The incumbent is also responsible for guiding the Section’s research objectives, including the development of solicitations, and overseeing the Merit Review process. The Head of the Disciplinary Programs Section coordinates activities with the Division’s Integrated Activities Section, other Divisions within the Directorate for Geosciences and other relevant organizations within the Foundation, other Federal agencies, community organizations and international partners.

    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/611554500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.