Position Available - NSF Program Manager, Antarctic Research Facilities and Special Projects

Date: 
2 July 2014

Position Available
Program Manager, Antarctic Research Facilities and Special Projects
National Science Foundation
Arlington, Virginia

Application deadline: 4 August 2014

More information about PLR and its Programs can be found at:
http://www.nsf.gov/geo/plr/ant/index.jsp.

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The National Science Foundation's (NSF) Division of Polar Programs (PLR)
in the Geosciences Directorate is seeking a Program Manager for
Antarctic Research Facilities and Special Projects in the Antarctic
Sciences Section (ANT).

The incumbent coordinates the development of science support plans
across the Section to ensure that the scientific objectives can be met
in an orderly, cost-effective, and efficient manner. The
responsibilities are wide-ranging. The incumbent also serves as the
principal ANT interface with Antarctic Infrastructure and Logistics
(AIL) Program Officers; analyzes and assesses the effectiveness of
science support in the field; manages funding for Section-wide
instrumentation investments; oversees activities related to sample
repositories, ice-coring facilities, and interactions with NSF-supported
instrument pools used by ANT; and, as required, serves as an NSF Science
Representative at McMurdo, Palmer, and South Pole stations, at remote
sites, or on USAP vessels.

Applicants must have a PhD in an appropriate field, plus six or more
years of successful research, research support, research administration,
science support and logistics planning, and/or research support
managerial experience that demonstrates a progressively increasing level
of responsibility; OR a Master's degree in an appropriate field, plus
eight or more years of successful research, research support, research
administration, science support and logistics planning, and/or research
support managerial experience that demonstrates a progressively
increasing level of responsibility. An appropriate field is defined as
an area of solid-earth science that is pertinent to the activities of
the ANT Section. Prior experience in Antarctic research is useful but is
not a requirement.

Programmatic questions about this position can be directed to Scott
Borg, Section Head for Antarctic Sciences (sborg@nsf.gov or
703-292-8033).

This full-time position will be filled as a Career Appointment, Visiting
Scientist, Federal Temporary, or Intergovernmental Personnel Act
assignment.

The position requirements and application procedures for this position,
(PLR-2014-0009; https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/37217...)
(PLR-2014-0010; https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/37217...)
are on the NSF website, at:
http://www.nsf.gov/publications/vacancy.jsp?org=....

More information about PLR and its Programs can be found at:
http://www.nsf.gov/geo/plr/ant/index.jsp. Hearing impaired individuals
may call TDD 703-292-5090).

Applications must be received by: 4 August 2014.

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