Division Director, NSF Division of Behavioral and Cognitive Sciences

The National Science Foundation
Virginia, United States
$174,225.00 - $194,516.00
Jul 20, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Director, Division of Behavioral and Cognitive Sciences

National Science Foundation

Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences Directorate

Alexandria, VA 22314


The director of the U.S National Science Foundation’s Behavioral and Cognitive Sciences Division provides leadership and direction to the division, which is responsible for funding research that develops and advances scientific knowledge about the brain, human cognition, language, social behavior, and culture including research on the interactions between human societies and their environments. The division director is expected to assess needs and trends within the scientific areas encompassed by the division. The division director implements overall strategic planning and policy creation for the division, provides leadership and guidance to division staff, determines funding requirements, prepares and justifies budget estimates, assesses program needs, allocates resources, oversees the evaluation of proposals and recommendations for awards and declinations, and represents NSF to relevant external groups. The division director fosters partnerships with other NSF divisions and directorates, federal agencies, scientific organizations and the academic community. The division director also oversees performance management of their scientific and administrative staff.


Salary range: $174,225 to $194,516 per year


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Applications must be received by Aug. 19, 2021.


***NSF is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to employing a highly qualified staff that reflects the diversity of our nation. ***

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