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NSF Program Director, Antarctic Sciences - US
Alexandria, Virginia, USA
National Science Foundation
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The National Science Foundation Office of Polar Programs, Antarctic Sciences Section, is seeking a qualified candidate for a Physical Science Administrator (Program Director) position.


Among other tasks, the qualified candidate will be responsible for:

  • Running and managing the merit review process for the Antarctic Ocean & Atmospheric Sciences Program
  • Overseeing NSF-funded Antarctic science programs in a broad range of activities
  • Working with counterparts in the NSF Office of Polar Programs Section for Antarctic Infrastructure and Logistics to ensure appropriate integration of research projects with Antarctic science support infrastructure
  • Evaluating the utilization of scientific and logistical resources
  • Incorporating cross-directorate responsibilities into program administration


Interested candidates should learn more about the position and apply by January 16, 2023, on the USAJOBS website.


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