Division Director, Division of Chemical, Bioengineering, Environmental, and Transport Systems (CBET)

Virginia, United States
Salary Not specified
Oct 28, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time



National Science Foundation, Alexandria, VA


NSF’s Directorate for Engineering is seeking a candidate for the position of Division Director, Division of Chemical, Bioengineering, Environmental, and Transport Systems (CBET).  The incumbent provides leadership and direction to the Division which supports research and education that expands the knowledge base of chemical engineering, bioengineering, environmental engineering and transport systems, and involves the development of fundamental engineering principles, mathematical models, experimental techniques, devices and instrumentation systems. Information about the Division’s activities may be found at website: https://nsf.gov/div/index.jsp?div=CBET

 This position will be filled under provisions of the Intergovernmental Personnel Act (IPA).  Individuals eligible for an IPA assignment with a Federal agency include employees of State and local government agencies or institutions of higher education, Indian tribal governments, and other eligible organizations in instances where such assignments would be of mutual benefit to the organizations involved.  Initial assignments under IPA provisions may be made for a period of up to two years, with a possible extension for up to an additional two-year period.  The individual remains an employee of the home institution and NSF provides funding toward the assignee’s salary and benefits.  Further information regarding IPA positions is available at http://www.nsf.gov/about/career_opps/rotators/ipa.jsp

Qualification requirements and application procedures are described in the job announcement at https://beta.nsf.gov/careers/openings/eng/cbet/cbet-2020-1894. For more information about salary under IPA provisions, please contact the Division of Human Resource Management at (703) 292-4541. 

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

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