Astronomer (Program Director)

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Monday, July 25, 2022
Archive Date: 
Monday, August 22, 2022
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Job Summary
Job Category: 
Scientific/Technical Staff
Institution Classification/Type: 
Government Agency
Institution/Company: 
National Science Foundation
Street Line 1: 
2415 Eisenhower Avenue
City: 
Alexandria
State/Province: 
VA
Zip/Postal: 
22314
Country: 
United States of America
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

The National Science Foundation is seeking qualified candidates for an Astronomer (Program Director) position for the Division of Astronomical Sciences (AST) within the Directorate for Mathematical and Physical Sciences (MPS), Alexandria, VA.

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Announcement No.: AST-2022-0002

Position Description

The responsibilities of the NSF Program Director are constantly evolving. The Program Director is guided by the goals of NSF’s Strategic Plan: (1) transform the frontiers of science and engineering; (2) stimulate innovation and address societal needs through research and education; and (3) excel as a Federal Science Agency. The core strategies NSF staff employ include developing intellectual capital, strengthening the physical infrastructure, integrating research and education, and promoting partnerships. Duties include the following:

• Managing proposal processing from receipt through merit review to final recommendation.

• Working with colleagues to organize merit review using the full range of NSF options, ensuring appropriate and comprehensive evaluation of each proposal.

• Recommending a balanced suite of awards and monitoring progress and evaluating changes during the execution of awarded projects.

• Advising and assisting in the development of short-and long-range plans and establishing goals and objectives for research programs. Incorporating recommendations of Federal advisory committees (such as the Astronomy and Astrophysics Advisory Committee and the Mathematical and Physical Sciences Advisory Committee) and their subcommittees, and of National Academies studies, into these plans.

• Managing the merit review, award recommendation, and post-award oversight for research proposals related to exoplanets and solar system science. Advising division management about astronomical community activities related to planetary science. liaising with NASA Planetary Science Division and other entities that provide research support for Planetary Science

Pay Compensation
Salary Min: 
$153434.00 (USD)
Salary Max: 
$196719.00 (USD)
Included Benefits: 

 

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Announcement No.: AST-2022-0002

Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, August 31, 2022
Selection Deadline: 
Friday, September 30, 2022
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Desiree Morehead
Title: 
Human Resource Specialist
Institution/Company: 
National Science Foundation
Street Line 1: 
2415 Eisenhower Avenue
City: 
Alexandria
State/Province: 
US
Zip/Postal Code: 
22314
Country: 
United States of America
Phone: 
17032927319
Institution/Company Job ID or Reference Code: 
AST-2022-0002
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Desiree Morehead
Subject: 
Program Director