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Dear Colleague Letter: OPP Employment Opportunities - Program Directors (Open Until Filled)


April 4, 2018

The National Science Foundation's Office of Polar Programs (OPP) announces a nationwide search for outstanding scientists to fill open Program Director positions to assist in research program management in programmatic areas of #Arctic Sciences, #Antarctic Sciences, and Antarctic Infrastructure and Logistics.

OPP reserves several Program Director positions to be filled by visiting scientists, Intergovernmental Personnel Assignments (IPAs), or Federal temporary assignments. These come available periodically as specific rotator appointments come to an end.

Formal consideration of interested applicants will begin April 16, 2018 and will continue until selections are made.

For more information, read the Dear Colleague Letter here: https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2018/opp18001/opp18001.jsp.

The U.S. National Science Foundation propels the nation forward by advancing fundamental research in all fields of science and engineering. NSF supports research and people by providing facilities, instruments and funding to support their ingenuity and sustain the U.S. as a global leader in research and innovation. With a fiscal year 2020 budget of $8.3 billion, NSF funds reach all 50 states through grants to nearly 2,000 colleges, universities and institutions. Each year, NSF receives more than 40,000 competitive proposals and makes about 11,000 new awards. Those awards include support for cooperative research with industry, Arctic and Antarctic research and operations, and U.S. participation in international scientific efforts.

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