National Science Foundation, Mathematical and Physical Sciences (MPS/OAD)

Position ID: 2550-DMSDDD [#17340]
Position Title: Deputy Division Director
Position Type: Government or industry
Position Location: Alexandria, Virginia 22314, United States
Application Deadline: 2021/03/31 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2021/02/17, listed until 2021/03/31)
Position Description:    

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DEPUTY DIVISION DIRECTOR DIVISION OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES Directorate of Mathematical and Physical Sciences National Science Foundation, Alexandria VA

The Directorate for Mathematical and Physical Sciences (MPS) announces a nationwide search to fill the position of Deputy Division Director (DDD), Division of Mathematical Sciences. Appointment to this Excepted Service position will be Permanent EE basis, with a salary range of $174,225 to $194,516. Alternatively, the incumbent may be assigned under the Intergovernmental Personnel Act (IPA) provisions.

The mission of the NSF Division of Mathematical Sciences (DMS) is to support research at the frontiers of discovery in mathematical sciences, and to support education in the mathematical sciences through research involvement of trainees. DMS is responsible for programs with a total annual budget of over $230 million. These programs support research and education that expand the knowledge base of the mathematical sciences through awards to individual investigators and small groups, workforce training grants, and a portfolio of national mathematical sciences research institutes.

The successful candidate serves as member of the DMS leadership team and works with the Division Director in providing leadership and management to the Division’s programs and assists the Division Director in carrying out Division-wide responsibilities such as the preparation of budget submissions for Congress, oversight and management of the Division budgets, and the recruitment of scientific staff. The incumbent also supervises and provides leadership and guidance to administrative and support personnel within the Division. Externally, the Deputy Division Director represents the Division in a variety of MPS-wide, NSF-wide, and interagency activities related to research and education, and in interactions with the community. The Deputy Division Director assumes the Division Director’s role in the absence of the Division Director.

For more information about vacancy announcement MPS-EXEC-2021-0006 and to apply online visit Applicants may also obtain the announcement by contacting the Executive Personnel Staff, 703-292-4416. Hearing impaired individuals may call TDD 703-292-8044. Applications must be received by the closing date.

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