NSF begins national search for new Assistant Director for Engineering


October 23, 2020

The National Science Foundation is beginning a national search for an Assistant Director for Engineering and seeks your help in identifying visionary candidates.

The new Assistant Director will succeed Dr. Dawn Tilbury, whose term ends in June 2021.

Learn more about the position and how to send recommendations at Candidate Search - Assistant Director for Engineering (ENG)

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