Social Scientist (Program Director)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Alexandria, Virginia
Posted
Feb 22, 2019
Closes
Mar 02, 2019
Function
Executive, Director
Hours
Full Time
RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed Yes Relocation MAY be paid contingent upon the availability of funds.


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  • Background investigation.
  • Selective Service registration required for male applicants, unless exempt.
  • You will need to successfully complete a background security investigation before you can be appointed into this position.

    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.

    This position is in the bargaining unit.

    Please preview "Evaluations" section and "Qualifications" for additional requirements and Quality Ranking Factors.

    Applicants must have a Ph.D., S.J.D., or J.S.D. relevant to law and social sciences, plus, after award of the Ph.D., S.J.D., or J.S.D., six or more years of successful research, research administration, and/or managerial experience pertinent to the position. Applicants must have disciplinary training in basic social scientific research concerning law and law-like systems of rules, processes and behaviors.

    In addition to above qualification, the ability to organize, implement and manage a proposal-driven grant program, allocate resources to meet a spectrum of goals and insure 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.

    This position is outside the competitive civil service.

    You must meet eligibility and qualification requirements by the closing date of the announcement.

    Relocation expenses MAY be paid contingent upon the availability of funds.

    This announcement is open to (All US Citizens OR current NSF employees) who meet citizenship and eligibility requirements.

    Federal Appropriations Law requires that Non-Citizens meet certain eligibility criteria to be considered. Therefore, Non-Citizens must certify eligibility by signing and attaching this Citizenship Affidavit to their application. Non-citizens who do not provide the affidavit at the time of application will not be considered.

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

    NSF has determined that all of its positions are eligible for telework. Work suitable for telework depends on job duties; therefore, employees must receive approval from their supervisor for telework and have a telework agreement in place. Entering into a telework agreement is voluntary.

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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.  In some cases, additional assessment processes may also be used.

    We strongly encourage you to specifically address the Quality Ranking Factors below.  This will ensure that you receive full consideration in the evaluation process.

    Quality Ranking Factors 

    1. Knowledge of SBE’s mission and vision.
    2. Ability to recognize and formulate programmatic plans that respond to emerging areas of research.
    3. Ability to provide expertise, evaluation, and advice for other programs in NSF, including international programs, other research programs and cross-directorate programs.
    4. Ability to interact effectively with members of the scientific community, representatives of other federal agencies, and peers to effectively present, advocate and advance program policies, plans and goals.
    5. Ability to work collaboratively with representatives of other programs and agencies so as to enhance interdisciplinary research and the mission of NSF.




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