Program Director, Operations Engineering (OE) Program, AD-0801-04

Alexandria, Virginia
Oct 23, 2017
Oct 23, 2017
Full Time

The National Science Foundation is seeking a qualified candidate for the Operations Engineering (OE) Program within the Division of Civil, Mechanical, and Manufacturing Innovation (CMMI), Directorate for Engineering, Alexandria, Virginia.

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

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    Qualifications of a successful candidate include a PhD degree in an appropriate field of engineering plus, after award of the PhD, six years or more 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 both as an individual within the specific NSF program and 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.

    This position is outside the competitive civil service.

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

    Relocation expenses may be paid contingent upon the availability of funds.For additional information on the NSF eRecruit system, please visit our NSF eRecruit Applicant Guide.

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    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    You will be evaluated on the extent and quality of your experience, expertise, education, and research activities relevant to the duties of the position.

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    1. Stature in the operations engineering research community.
    2. Knowledge of current operations engineering research.
    3. Ability to manage grant programs.
    4. Experience in developing national research strategy.

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