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Employment Opportunities for BIO Program Director Positions

December 21, 2016

November 15, 2016

Dear Colleagues:

The Directorate for Biological Sciences at the National Science Foundation announces a nationwide search for Program Directors to serve on a rotating (temporary) basis in the following Divisions: Biological Infrastructure, Environmental Biology, Integrative Organismal Systems, and Molecular and Cellular Biosciences.

For details, please read this Dear Colleague Letter (BIO 16-001).



The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent federal agency that supports fundamental research and education across all fields of science and engineering. In fiscal year (FY) 2016, its budget is $7.5 billion. NSF funds reach all 50 states through grants to nearly 2,000 colleges, universities and other institutions. Each year, NSF receives more than 48,000 competitive proposals for funding and makes about 12,000 new funding awards. NSF also awards about $626 million in professional and service contracts yearly.

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