Division of Ocean Sciences - Spring 2001 Newsletter

Vacancies in the Division of Ocean Sciences


Vacancy announcements with further details about the positions listed below may be accessed on the NSF web site at http://www.nsf.gov/home/chart/work.htm.

Associate Program Director, Oceanographer

AD-3; Ocean Drilling Program

The Associate Program Director provides technical and scientific oversight to ensure integrity and consistency in proposal process; monitors program resources and technical developments with respect to program supported facilities and scientific infrastructure; administers review and award recommendations; represents program, Division, and Foundation, within the scientific community, accurately reflecting NSF policy and positions, pursues affirmative action and EEO goals; provides scientific and technical evaluation for other programs in NSF, including international and cross-directorate programs, etc. Applicants for this position must have four or more years of managerial experience, successful research and/or research administration experience pertinent to the position; plus a Ph.D. or equivalent experience in marine science, marine engineering, or a related field. Previous involvement with ocean drilling would be an advantage, but is not required. For more information, please go to http://www.nsf.gov/home/chart/work.htm.

Associate Program Director/Program Director, Oceanographer (two positions)

AD-3 or AD-4, respectively; Physical Oceanography Program

The incumbent will provide expert scientific and technical-knowledge in the subdisciplines of science assigned to the program; manage program resources to insure integrity and consistency in the grant/declination process; advise and assist in the development of program goals and objectives; plan for the budget, allocate and distribute resources within that budget and manage post-award evaluation, and assess program accomplishments; create and maintain linkages to other NSF units and other Federal agencies; develop policies and plans for strengthening research and education programs; serve as a consultant and participate in the presentation and dissemination of a variety of informational documents on program plans and progress toward goals. Applicants for the AD-3 position must have a Ph.D. or equivalent experience in physical oceanography or a related disciplinary field plus four or more years of successful research, research administration, and/or managerial experience beyond the Ph.D. Applicants for the AD-4 position must possess a Ph.D. or equivalent experience in physical oceanography or related disciplinary fields and six or more years of successful research, research administration, and/or managerial experience beyond the Ph.D.

Associate Program Director, Oceanographer

AD- 3; Chemical Oceanography Program

The Associate Program Director manages/monitors grants, cooperative and interagency agreements and contracts; evaluates program content and progress through review and evaluation of reports and publications submitted by awardees and/or by meetings with awardees at NSF or site visits; prepares reports and recommendations for NSF on the accomplishments of the Foundation programs under his/ her purview; recommends/implements new or revised policies and develops technical, fiscal and administrative approaches to improve the activities and management of the program; and represents NSF within the scientific community, Federal agencies, and outside organizations. Applicants for this position must have a Ph.D. or equivalent experience in chemical oceanography or a closely related field pertinent to the position plus four or more years of successful research, research administration, and/or managerial experience beyond the Ph.D.

Assistant or Associate Program Director, Biological Science Administrator

AD- 2 , AD-3; Biological Oceanography Program

Coming soon! Please monitor our job information web site, noted above, for the forthcoming vacancy announcement.

 

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