Job opening for Emerging Frontiers of Research and Innovation program director
November 6, 2019
NSF is seeking a qualified candidate for an Associate Program Director position for the Emerging Frontiers of Research and Innovation program (EFRI), within the Office of Emerging Frontiers and Multidisciplinary Activities (EFMA), Directorate of Engineering (ENG).
Applications are accepted through December 5, 2019.
NSF IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER COMMITTED TO EMPLOYING A HIGHLY QUALIFIED STAFF THAT REFLECTS THE DIVERSITY OF OUR NATION.
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 2021 budget of $8.5 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.