LINGUIST List 11.1899

Sat Sep 9 2000

Jobs: NSF Program Director for Linguistics

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  1. Ball, Catherine, NSF Program Director for Linguistics

Message 1: NSF Program Director for Linguistics

Date: Fri, 8 Sep 2000 17:02:27 -0400
From: Ball, Catherine <>
Subject: NSF Program Director for Linguistics

The National Science Foundation is seeking applicants for the position
of Program Director for Linguistics, to begin Fall, 2000, or as soon
as possible thereafter. This position will be filled on a one or two year
Visiting Scientist, Temporary or Intergovernmental Personnel Act (IPA) 

The Program Director for Linguistics is responsible for administering
the review of research proposals in linguistics and the language
sciences that are submitted to the National Science Foundation, for
recommending and documenting actions on the proposals reviewed, for
dealing with administrative matters relating to active NSF grants, and
for maintaining regular contact with the research community and
providing advice and consultation to persons requesting it.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in linguistics or a related discipline,
and must be active in scientific research in some area of linguistics
or the language sciences. Six or more years of research experience
beyond the Ph.D. is required for appointment as Program Director.
Salary is negotiable, and is comparable with academic salaries at
major U.S. institutions.

The National Science Foundation is located in Arlington, Virginia,
immediately across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C. The
metropolitan Washington area, besides being the seat of the U.S.
Government, is noted as a cultural center and as a growing center of
high-technology industry. A wide variety of types of housing is
available within close proximity to the NSF offices.

Please direct inquiries and expressions of interest to Dr. Steven J. 
Breckler, Acting Division Director, Behavioral and Cognitive Sciences, 
or to Dr. Catherine N. Ball, Program Director, Linguistics, at the

Suite 995 
National Science Foundation 
4201 Wilson Blvd. 
Arlington, VA 22230 

Phone: Breckler: (703) 292-8740 Ball: (703) 292-8731

The National Science Foundation provides reasonable accommodations 
to applicants with disabilities on a case-by-case basis. If you need a 
reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring 
process, please notify the point of contact listed on this announcement.

Qualified persons who are women, ethnic/racial minorities, and persons
with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. The National
Science Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to
employing highly qualified staff that reflect the diversity of our
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Catherine N. Ball, Ph.D.
Program Director, Linguistics
Division of Behavioral & Cognitive Sciences
National Science Foundation
Rm. 995, 4201 Wilson Blvd., Arlington VA 22230
(new!) Phone: 703-292-7302 	FAX: 703-292-9068
Attn PIs: FastLane submission req'd as of Oct. 1 2000!
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