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OPP seeks Physical Science Administrator (Program Director)

April 23, 2019

The National Science Foundation is seeking qualified candidate for a Physical Science Administrator (Program Director) position in the Arctic Natural Sciences Program, within the Office of Polar Programs (OPP), Directorate for Geosciences (GEO), Alexandria, VA.

The Arctic Natural Sciences (ANS) Program serves as the program that supports research that is focused on disciplinary and interdisciplinary investigations related to understanding Arctic processes, including how those processes are changing in the rapidly changing Arctic system. The Program encourages proposals that test hypotheses leading to new understanding of the Arctic. The program also welcomes proposals that synthesize and analyze historical data. Areas of special interest to the ANS program include marine and terrestrial ecosystems, terrestrial hydrology, Arctic atmospheric and oceanic dynamics and climatology, and Arctic glaciological processes..

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The U.S. National Science Foundation propels the nation forward by advancing fundamental research in all fields of science and engineering. NSF supports research and people by providing facilities, instruments and funding to support their ingenuity and sustain the U.S. as a global leader in research and innovation. With a fiscal year 2021 budget of $8.5 billion, NSF funds reach all 50 states through grants to nearly 2,000 colleges, universities and institutions. Each year, NSF receives more than 40,000 competitive proposals and makes about 11,000 new awards. Those awards include support for cooperative research with industry, Arctic and Antarctic research and operations, and U.S. participation in international scientific efforts.

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