[visionlist] NSF positions Available

Tuller, Betty K. btuller at nsf.gov
Fri Dec 18 11:13:58 PST 2009


The National Science Foundation is seeking qualified candidates for
several Program Director positions within the Division of Behavioral and
Cognitive Sciences (BCS).  All NSF openings are described in greater
detail with application instructions on the NSF website at
http://www.nsf.gov/publications/vacancy.jsp?org=BCS&nsf_org=BCS.

BCS is seeking program directors for the following programs:
Developmental and Learning Sciences Program (up to 2 positions, one as
permanent and one as rotator)
Perception, Action, and Cognition (1 position as rotator)
Social Psychology (1 position as rotator)
Linguistics (1 position as rotator, to be posted shortly) 

Program Directors have responsibilities managing proposal evaluation,
project development and support, and program planning.  The scientific
expertise of the program director is critical in insuring leadership in
program planning and internal management and for translating these into
effective scientific, budgetary, and operational activities for the
division and directorate.   Applicants should have a Ph.D. or equivalent
experience in the appropriate or related discipline, plus six or more
years of successful research, research administration, and/or managerial
experience pertinent to the position.  
These positions will be filled on a one or two year Visiting Scientist
Appointment, a Federal Temporary Appointment or an Intergovernmental
Personnel Act (IPA) assignment.   Visiting Scientist appointments will
be made under the Excepted Authority of the NSF Act with a current
salary range of $102,721 to $160,078 including locality pay for the
area.  Salaries for IPAs will be determined in collaboration with the
candidate's university.
If you have questions, please contact Dr. Amber Story, Deputy Division
Director, Division of Behavioral and Cognitive Sciences, at
astory at nsf.gov or (703) 292-7249, or contact Dr. Mark Weiss, Division
Director, Division of Behavioral and Cognitive Sciences, at
mweiss at nsf.gov or (703) 292-7272.

NSF IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER COMMITTED TO EMPLOYING 
A HIGHLY QUALIFIED STAFF THAT REFLECTS THE DIVERSITY OF OUR NATION. 




Betty Tuller, Ph.D.
Director, Program in Perception, Action, and Cognition
National Science Foundation
4201 Wilson Blvd
Arlington, VA 22230
Tel: 703.292.7238
Fax: 703.292.9068

New proposal guidelines will be effective January 2010;  see
http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/policydocs/pappguide/nsf10_1/index.jsp?org=NSF
 

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