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Science Assistant sought for Arctic Sciences


April 27, 2018

OPP’s Arctic Sciences Section is searching for candidates interested in a science-assistant position with the National Science Foundation (NSF).

For more general information about the range of duties science assistants carry out across the foundation, salary and other information, please see this NSF-wide announcement at USAjobs: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/497876400/ (Science Assistant, AD-1).

The application period opened on April 26 and closes on May 14.

All applicants go into an "application pool," and referrals within NSF are based on educational and/or work experience.

Specific questions about the needs of and prospective duties within the Arctic Sciences Section may be addressed to Simon Stephenson, section head, sstephen@nsf.gov / (703) 292-8030.

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) 2018, its budget is $7.8 billion. NSF funds reach all 50 states through grants to nearly 2,000 colleges, universities and other institutions. Each year, NSF receives more than 50,000 competitive proposals for funding and makes about 12,000 new funding awards.

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