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LINGUIST List 19.325

Tue Jan 29 2008

Jobs: Cognitive Science: Program Director, National Science Foundation

Editor for this issue: Bethany Townsend <bethanylinguistlist.org>


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        1.    Bethany Townsend, Cognitive Science: Program Director, National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA, USA


Message 1: Cognitive Science: Program Director, National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA, USA
Date: 29-Jan-2008
From: Bethany Townsend <bethanylinguistlist.org>
Subject: Cognitive Science: Program Director, National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA, USA
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University or Organization: National Science Foundation
Department: Division of Behavioral & Cognitive Sciences
Job Rank: Program Director

Specialty Areas: Cognitive Science


Description:

The National Science Foundation is seeking candidates for a Program
Director position in the Cognitive Neuroscience Program within the Division
of Behavioral and Cognitive Sciences (BCS), Directorate for Social,
Behavioral, and Economic (SBE) Sciences, located in Arlington, VA. The
Cognitive Neuroscience Program is focused on advancing a rigorous
understanding of how the human brain supports thought, perception, affect,
action social processes, language, and other aspects of cognition and
behavior, including how such processes develop and change in the brain over
time. Major duties of the Program Director include implementing the
proposal review and evaluation process for the program and recommending
awards or declinations based on merit, resource availability, and program
goals.

Applicants must have a PhD or equivalent experience directly related to the
neuroscience of human cognition, language, social behavior and culture
sciences; plus six or more years of successful research, research
administration, and/or managerial experience pertinent to the program.

* Particular consideration will be given to candidates with expertise in
issues of child and adolescent development and learning. The ideal
candidate would be able to serve as Program Director for the Cognitive
Neuroscience Program and assist with management of the Developmental and
Learning Sciences Program.

* This position will be filled on a one or two year Visiting Scientist
Appointment, Federal Temporary Appointment or an Intergovernmental
Personnel Act (IPA) assignment.

* Applications may be transmitted electronically to the application email
listed below, Attn: E20080028-Rotator.

* In addition, you are encouraged to submit a narrative statement that
addresses your background and/or experience related to this position. You
are asked to complete and submit the Applicant Survey form below.
Submission of this form is voluntary and will not affect your application
for employment (the information is used for statistical purposes).

http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/forms/fm1232.doc.

For additional information, please see:
http://www.nsf.gov/about/career_opps/vacancies/scientific.jsp

Application Deadline: 15-Feb-2008

Email Address for Applications: rotatornsf.gov
Contact Information:
Jacqueline Jackson
Email: JJacksonnsf.gov
Phone: (703) 292-4358



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