NSF Office of Polar Programs job opportunity, Section Head for Antarctic Sciences - US
The NSF Office of Polar Programs is seeking a Section Head for Antarctic Sciences
The Section Head, Antarctic Sciences Section, a senior member of the Office of Polar Programs (OPP) management team, is responsible to the Office Director for the overall planning, management, and commitment of budgeted program funds for the Section. Responsibilities include:
Providing leadership to the Section, which supports the discipline-based programs Antarctic glaciology, astrophysics, and geospace sciences, ocean and atmospheric sciences, earth sciences, and organisms and ecosystems, as well as programs for Antarctic integrated system science, instrumentation and research facilities, and cyberinfrastructure.
Guiding the Section in formulating and implementing its research objectives and manages its administrative, fiscal, and personnel aspects.
Working closely with the Section Head for Antarctic Infrastructure and Logistics and with the OPP Front Office Integration Team on matters concerning the environment, safety, health, communications, budget and policy in implementing research objectives requiring an Antarctic presence, and with the Section Head for Arctic Sciences in supporting research activities occurring at both poles.