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NSF Job Opportunity: Science Education Administrator (Program Director)

Deadline to Apply: 8/12/19

Summary
The National Science Foundation is seeking qualified candidate for a Science Education Administrator (Program Director) position for the Division of Research on Learning in Formal and Informal Settings (DRL) within the Directorate for Education and Human Resources (EHR), Alexandria, VA.

For more information on EHR please click here.
For more information on DRL please click here.

Responsibilities
The incumbent will work across programs in DRL as all programs support research and development on areas related to this announcement. These programs include but are not limited to Cyberlearning, CSforAll, EHR Core Research, and Discovery Research preK-12. In addition, the incumbent may represent the Division on cross-Directorate programs with an emphasis on Data Science, Artificial Intelligence, Technology-Based Learning, or Computer Science Education as appropriate.

NSF Program Directors have an unparalleled opportunity and responsibility to ensure NSF funded activities are at the forefront of advancing fundamental knowledge. In support of that mission, Program Directors are responsible for extensive interaction with informal and formal educational organizations, academic and industry research communities, as well as interaction with other Federal agencies that may lead to the development of interagency collaborations. Within this context, Program Directors solicit, receive, and review proposals; make funding recommendations; administer awards; and undertake interaction with research communities in these fields. They are also responsible for service to the Foundation-wide activities and initiatives that together accomplish NSF’s strategic goals to;
1) Transform the Frontiers of Science and Engineering
2) Stimulate Innovation and Address Societal Needs through Research and Education
3) Excel as a Federal Science Agency.

The position requires a commitment to high intellectual and ethical standards; a considerable breadth of interest; receptivity to new ideas; an understanding of and commitment to broadening participation; and a strong sense of fairness, good judgment, and a high degree of personal integrity.

For more information and to apply: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/540245400