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The National Science Foundation is Seeking A Black Professional To Fill Its Program Director Position! (1162 hits)


The National Science Foundation is seeking qualified candidates for a Behavioral Scientist (Program Director) position for the Biological Anthropology Program in the Division of Behavioral and Cognitive Sciences (BCS) within the Directorate for Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences (SBE), Alexandria, VA.

The responsibilities of NSF Program Directors are dynamic and constantly evolve. The Program Director is guided by the goals of NSF's Strategic Plan: (1) enable the United States to uphold a position of world leadership in all aspects of science, mathematics, and engineering, (2) promote the discovery, integration, dissemination, and employment of new knowledge in service to society, and (3) achieve excellence in U.S. science, mathematics, engineering, and technology education at all levels. The core strategies NSF staff employ include developing intellectual capital, strengthening the physical infrastructure, integrating research and education, and promoting partnerships.

Qualifications & Requirements
Candidates must have a Ph.D. in a field directly related to biological anthropology, plus after award of the Ph.D., six or more years of successful research, research administration, and/or managerial experience pertinent to the position.
Experience and expertise in basic research areas relevant to the goals of BCS would be beneficial.
In addition to the above qualifications, the ability to organize, implement and manage a proposal-driven grant program, allocate resources to meet a spectrum of goals, and ensure transparency and accountability in the grant award/declination management process is highly desired. Candidates should be able to communicate effectively and work productively with the scientific community, peers, and co-workers at all levels to advocate program policies and plans and to fulfill NSF's mission.

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Posted By: Kennedy Williams
Friday, January 8th 2021 at 5:32PM
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