Employment Opportunity (IPA Program Director) - Open Until Filled
April 26, 2017
The Division of Astronomical Sciences (AST), within the Directorate for Mathematical and Physical Sciences (MPS) at the National Science Foundation (NSF), announces a nationwide search for multiple scientists in relevant research disciplines to fill Program Director positions under the provisions of the Intergovernmental Personnel Act.
Formal consideration of applications will begin on April 10, 2017 and will continue until selections are made.
For more information, see https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2017/ast17003/ast17003.jsp?org=AST.
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