Alexandria, Virginia
career basis, or on a one- to three-year limited-term basis
Jun 04, 2019
Jul 08, 2019
Work Function
Job Type
Full time

The Directorate for Mathematical and Physical Sciences (MPS) announces a nationwide search to fill the position of Division Director, Division of Chemistry (CHE). Appointment to this Senior Executive Service position may be on a career basis, or on a one- to three-year limited-term basis, with a salary range of $165,842 to $175,400. Alternatively, the incumbent may be assigned under the Intergovernmental Personnel Act (IPA) provisions. Information about the Division’s activities may be found at: 


The successful candidate will possess an established record of significant achievement in research administration as well as leadership responsibility in academe, industry or government. In addition to having a strong record of research and education accomplishments within his or her technical communities, the Division Director must be experienced and competent in technical, financial, and administrative management. He/she must work well with people, be an effective communicator, and act as a mentor to continuously develop the diversity of talents and skills of his or her colleagues at all levels.

Announcement CHE-2019-0001, with position requirements and application procedures, is located at: 


Applicants may also obtain the announcement by contacting the Executive Personnel Staff, 703-292-7493. Hearing impaired individuals may call TDD 703-292-5090. Applications must be received by the closing date.

NSF is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a

highly qualified staff reflecting the diversity of our nation.