Job opening for Engineering Research Center program director


January 9, 2020

The Division of Engineering Education and Centers (EEC), in the Directorate for Engineering at the National Science Foundation, is seeking a program director for the Engineering Research Center (ERC) program through an Intergovernmental Personnel Assignment (IPA) Act appointment. 

Formal consideration of interested applicants will begin February 28, 2020, and will continue until a selection is made.

Learn more in Dear Colleague Letter: Engineer (Program Director).

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