Mathematician (Program Director)

Arlington, Virginia
Jun 14, 2017
Jun 29, 2017
Executive, Director
Full Time

About the Agency

The National Science Foundation (NSF) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Program Director in the Division of Mathematical Sciences (DMS), Directorate for Mathematical and Physical Sciences (MPS), Arlington, VA.

DMS supports research at the frontiers of discovery that achieves NSF’s mission “to promote the progress of science; to advance the national health, prosperity, and welfare; and to secure the national defense.” Modes of support include awards to individual investigators and small groups, workforce training grants, and a portfolio of national mathematical sciences research institutes. The Division supports research in core areas of mathematics and statistics as well as interdisciplinary research that crosses traditional boundaries of the physical, biological, social, and engineering sciences. More information about DMS and its programs can be found here.

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  • Relocation expenses may be paid, contingent upon availability of funds.

  • Background investigation.
  • Preview questions at bottom of Qualifications & Evaluations
  • Candidates must have a Ph.D. in the mathematics or a closely related subject, and plus after award of the Ph.D., six or more years of successful research, research administration, and/or managerial experience pertinent to the program.

    This position is outside the competitive civil service.

    You will need to successfully complete a background security investigation before you can be appointed into this position.

    You must meet eligibility and qualification requirements before 11:59 PM Eastern time on the closing date of the job announcement. You must answer all job-related questions in the NSF eRecruit questionnaire.

    All online applicants must provide a valid email address. If your email address is inaccurate or your mailbox is full or blocked, you may not receive important communication that could affect your consideration for this position.

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