NSF Geophysics Rotator Program Director

National Science Foundation

The Division of Earth Sciences (EAR) is seeking qualified candidates for a program director in the Geophysics program. The Geophysics program supports basic research in the physics of the solid earth to explore its composition, structure, and processes using laboratory, field/observational, theoretical, and computational studies. Duties include administering the NSF’s Merit Review process for the Geophysics Program and helping to identify and support emerging trends in the science. The Geophysics program scope is described in its solicitation: https://beta.nsf.gov/funding/opportunities/geophysics-ph-0.

This position is an Intergovernmental Personnel Act (IPA) Assignment as a temporary rotator (1 to 3 years). Employees of institutions of higher education, state or local government agencies, and Indian tribal governments are eligible to apply for IPA assignments. NSF has an Independent Research/Development (IR/D) program that permits individuals with approved IR/D plans to maintain involvement with their professional research. The position is located at the NSF’s Alexandria, VA headquarters, and will remain open until filled. We expect to review applications through the Spring for a start date in Fall, 2023.

Please email the Program Directors below if you have questions about the rotator position, working at NSF or the Geophysics program. We are happy to set up a call to discuss the position. Please cc us when emailing any application materials.

Eva Zanzerkia ezanzerk@nsf.gov
Wendy Panero wpanero@nsf.gov

Geophysics Program
Directorate for Geosciences/Division of Earth Sciences
National Science Foundation

To apply for this job please visit beta.nsf.gov.