NSF Seeking Assistant Director for its Engineering Directorate


NSF has started a national search for an Assistant Director for Engineering (ENG).  

The Assistant Director, ENG, manages a Directorate comprising five divisions: Chemical, Bioengineering, Environmental and Transport Systems; Civil, Mechanical and Manufacturing Innovation; Electrical, Communications and Cyber Systems; Engineering Education and Centers; Industrial Innovation and Partnerships. The Assistant Director also oversees the Office of Emerging Frontiers in Research and Innovation.

Attached is a PDF version of this letter, which includes an information sheet that summarizes the Directorate’s activities and the responsibilities of the position, together with the criteria that will be used in the search. Employment may be on a temporary or permanent basis in the Federal Service or by temporary assignment under provisions of the Intergovernmental Personnel Act.