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National Science Foundation Division Director Position Now Open

National Science Foundation is seeking candidates for the position of Division Director for Behavioral and Cognitive Sciences (BCS).

National Science Foundation is seeking candidates for the position of Division Director for Behavioral and Cognitive Sciences (BCS).

The Division Director, a key member of the SBE Directorate leadership team, provides leadership and direction for the support of research and education activities that develop and advance scientific knowledge focusing on human cognition, language, social behavior and culture, as well as research on the interactions between human societies and the physical environment. The Division Director provides overall direction and management to a division that includes a staff of approximately 20 employees and a FY 2005 budget of about $76 million. Information about the BCS Division’s mission and programs is provided on the NSF's BCS home page.

Employment for this Senior Executive Service (SES) position may be on a permanent or temporary basis in the Federal service. Alternatively, the selectee may be assigned under Intergovernmental Personnel Act (IPA)
provisions.

The announcement may also be accessed electronically on the NSF web site. NSF Division of Human Resource Management (HRM) is assisting me in this outreach. Hugh Sullivan (703-292-4376) is the point of contact in the HRM Division. The application deadline is October 14, 2005.