Program Director in the Hydrologic Sciences, National Science Foundation

The National Science Foundation (NSF) is seeking candidates for Program Director in the Hydrologic Sciences (HS) Program within the Division of Earth Science (EAR), Directorate for Geosciences (GEO), Alexandria VA. EAR supports proposals for research that will improve understanding of the structure, composition, and evolution and behavior of the Earth's materials. More information about EAR and its programs can be found at

The individual selected for this position will be knowledgeable in scientific areas covered by the HS Program and will help identify emerging opportunities in the Geosciences. In addition, the incumbent will undertake the design, development, analysis, documentation, management and implementation of programs and activities within the program and across disciplinary boundaries. Program Director responsibilities include long-range planning for the areas of science represented by the program; administration of the merit review process and proposal recommendations; preparation of press releases, feature articles and material describing advances in the research supported; and coordination with other NSF programs as well as those at other Federal agencies and organizations. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in an appropriate field plus, after award of the Ph.D., six or more years of successful research, research administration, and/or managerial experience pertinent to the position.

Individuals interested in applying for these vacancies should submit their materials to the appropriate announcement:
HS Permanent Position (EAR-2018-0002)
HS Rotator Position (EAR-2018-0003)

Position requirements and application procedures are located on the NSF Home Page at Hearing impaired individuals may call TDD 703-292-5090. Applications must be received by May 7th, 2018.

NSF is an Equal Opportunity Employer.