The candidates selected for this position will have responsibility in one or more of the following areas: coordination of the merit review of individual research proposals or instrumentation proposals; management oversight of one or more mid-scale instrumentation/science awards; management oversight of facilities; and interacting with other NSF programs, Federal and international agencies and organizations. Program Directors are expected to bring their scientific expertise to the activities of the Division, and to serve as a liaison between the astronomical community and NSF, disseminating information about NSF and Division activities and opportunities. Candidates are expected to work with the astronomical research and education community to broaden the diversity of participants in NSF programs.
Here are the links below with further details:
The affiliated URL: https://www.nsf.gov/publications/pub_summ.jsp?ods_key=ast20180001
The affiliated URL: https://www.nsf.gov/publications/pub_summ.jsp?ods_key=ast20180002
More information about AST programs can be found here.: https://www.nsf.gov/div/index.jsp?div=AST
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