Division Director Opening in Division of Biological Infrastructure (DBI)


August 29, 2018

The Division of Biological Infrastructure (DBI) would like to invite interested candidates to apply for the Division Director (DD) position by the deadline of September 19, 2018.

DBI contributes to NSF’s mission by supporting the development and enhancement of biological resources, human capital, and centers. These investments underpin advances in all areas of biological research. DBI support includes: development of bioinformatics tools and resources, development of new instrumentation, improvement and digitization of biological research collections including living stock collections, improvement of research facilities at biological field stations and marine laboratories, and oversight of major research facilities.

As DBI Division Director, the incumbent: provides leadership and vision to the biological research community especially with respect to infrastructure resources, supports research experiences at all educational levels, and has oversight of the effective use of division resources including major research equipment and facilities. The DBI Division Director duties also include: assessing the needs of the community, setting and implementing divisional policies, and leading and supervising DBI staff (Deputy Division Director, program officers, and administrative and support personnel). The Division Director represents DBI, BIO and NSF to relevant external groups and fosters partnerships with other NSF divisions and directorates, Federal agencies, scientific organizations, and the academic community.

The eligible candidate will be hired in one of the following appointments: SES Career (permanent), SES Limited-Term (1-3 years), or Intergovernmental Personnel Act (IPA). 

For more information, please visit USAJOBs. Interested candidates should apply using the email address provided in the job announcement.

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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