Associate Program Director, AD-0801-03 (Operations, Design, and Dynamic Systems Cluster)

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Location
Alexandria, Virginia
Posted
Oct 23, 2017
Closes
Oct 23, 2017
Hours
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY:

The National Science Foundation is seeking a qualified candidate for an Associate Program Director position in the Operations, Design, and Dynamic Systems (ODDS) Cluster within the Division of Civil, Mechanical and Manufacturing Innovation (CMMI), Directorate for Engineering (ENG).

CMMI supports research in several disciplines spanning mechanical, manufacturing, civil, and industrial engineering, design and systems engineering, and operations research. CMMI programs accept research proposals that fall within the above engineering disciplines, and proposals that encourage and support interdisciplinary projects. CMMI also accepts proposals for conferences and workshops. More information about CMMI programs can be found at http://www.nsf.gov/div/index.jsp?div=CMMI.

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    Requirements of the position include a PhD degree in an appropriate field of engineering plus, after award of the PhD, at least four years of successful research, research administration, and/or managerial experience pertinent to the position. The position requires effective oral and written communication skills, and familiarity with NSF programs and activities is highly desirable. The incumbent is expected to function effectively as a member of crosscutting and interactive teams. The incumbent must also demonstrate a capability to work across government agencies to promote NSF activities and to leverage program funds through interagency collaborations. In addition, the incumbent must demonstrate an ability to organize and administer research program activities and to manage program budgets. Data analysis and presentation skills are also desired.

    This position is outside the competitive civil service.

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

    This announcement may be used to fill like positions in other organizations within the National Science Foundation.

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