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NSF Job Opportunity: Detail Opportunity to Serve as the Acting Deputy Division Director in DRL EHR (Closes 3/4/19)

The Directorate for Education and Human Resources (EHR) is offering a detail opportunity to serve as the Acting Deputy Division Director, Division of Research on Learning in Formal and Informal Settings (DRL). This detail is open to all qualified NSF employees and IPAs currently working at NSF and will not exceed 240 days in 120-day increments. For purposes of pay and benefits, the selectee will continue to encumber the position from which detailed. The individual selected will be required to file an "Executive Branch Personnel Public Financial Disclosure Report" (OGE-278) in accordance with the Ethics in Government Act of 1978 at the beginning and completion of the detail assignment.

The Division of Research on Learning (DRL) is located in the Directorate of Education and Human Resources (EHR). The mission of EHR is to provide the research foundation to develop a diverse science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)-literate public and workforce ready to advance the frontiers of science and engineering for society.
The Acting Deputy Division Director (DDD) participates with the Division Director in the management of division activities and in providing broad scientific expertise across DRL programs. Responsibilities include: assistance in program planning and direction; participation in budget presentation and rationale; provision of scientific expertise across the range of division activities; representations of division's programs and interest to senior officials in the government, academia and industrial sectors; coordination of EHR with other NSF organizations; assisting the Division Director and Assistant Director on both policy and technical level issues, initiatives, and other matters pertaining to STEM learning.

Professional/Technical Requirements: Ph.D. in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) or STEM education, or equivalent professional experience, or a combination of education and equivalent experience in STEM education research or research on learning in formal or informal environments.

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