Section Head for the Integrated Activities

Alexandria, Virginia
Aug 21, 2019
Sep 20, 2019
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Section Head, Integrated Activities Section

Division of Earth Sciences

National Science Foundation (NSF)

Alexandria VA

NSF’s Directorate for Geosciences (GEO) seeks candidates for the position of Section Head for the Integrated Activities Section in the Division of Earth Sciences (EAR). The Head of the Integrated Activities Section serves as a member of the Division leadership team and as the Directorate’s principal spokesperson for its cross-cutting activities. The incumbent is responsible for the overall planning, management and commitment of budgeted funds for the section, which includes the following programs: Instrumentation and Facilities, Geoinformatics, Education and Human Resources, Postdoctoral Fellowships, two major facilities (SAGE and GAGE), and cross-cutting research programs Frontiers of Earth Sciences, Critical Zone Sciences, Paleo-Perspectives on Climate Change, and GEOPRISMS. The incumbent guides the Section in formulating and implementing its research objectives and manages its administrative, fiscal and personnel aspects.

This Senior Executive Service position will be appointed as permanent career executive, with a salary range of $168,165 to $184,664 per year.  The job opportunity announcement (EAR-2019-0005) with position requirements and application procedures may be viewed at:

Applications must be received by September 13, 2019.

NSF is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a highly qualified staff reflecting the diversity of our nation.