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The National Science Foundation has an announcement for a Senior Executive position as Section Head of the Evaluation and Assessment Capability (EAC) open until March 25, 2019

The position is within the Office of Integrative Activities, which supports the NSF Director’s Office in policy analysis and special projects to address Foundation priorities. The IPA in the position currently is returning to Ohio State University.

The job posting is on USAJOBs and can be found at the following...

The Program Scientist position located in the Earth Science Division (ESD) in the Science Mission Directorate at NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC  will manage the portfolio of radar-related and geodetic imaging tasks as well as natural-hazards related research within the Research & Analysis program, typically within the Earth Surface and Interior focus area. In accomplishing these goals, this position involves collaboration and coordination with the disasters element of the Applied Sciences...

The Director of the Earth Science Division (ESD) (Senior Executive) reports directly to the Science Mission Directorate’s Associate Administrator (AA) and provides essential support in planning, presenting, and implementing the $1.9 billion/year Earth Science Program to NASA senior management, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and other Executive Office stakeholders, and Congress.  Opened: 10/23/2018 Original Closes Date 11/30/2018 Extended Close:01/03/2019

Details/Apply at:...

***Due to NASA STARS system maintenance, the Heliophysics Senior Scientist announcement was extended to 10/8/18.

The Senior Scientist for the Heliophysics Division reports directly to the Heliophysics Division Director for NASA's Science Mission Directorate (SMD) in Washington, DC. The Senior Scientist provides recommendations, advice, and consultation on all science-related aspects of NASA's Heliophysics Division. Job Announcement: Opened 09/10/2018 Original Close 10/05/2018 New Close...

The National Assessment Governing Board (NAGB), which oversees the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), is seeking nominations for seven open positions -- business representative, Chief State School Officer, curriculum specialist, twelfth-grade teacher, local school superintendent, state school board member, and testing and measurement expert -- by October 31.  Candidates can nominate themselves or be nominated by someone else.  All nominations must include the nominee’s...

NASA is now advertising for the Deputy Chief Scientist in the Office of the Chief Scientist (OCS). The OCS represents all of the scientific endeavors in the agency, ensuring they are aligned with and fulfill the administration's science objectives. The OCS advises the NASA Administrator and other senior officials on agency science programs, strategic planning and the evaluation of related Investments. To find a detailed description of this position and additional information on...

The Astrophysics Division of NASA's Science Mission Directorate, invites nominations for service on the Astrophysics Advisory Committee (APAC) that advises the Astrophysics Division Director.

The deadline for NASA receipt of all public nominations is December 1, 2018.

U.S. citizens may nominate others or may submit self-nominations for consideration to fill vacancies on the APAC. There will be member vacancies from time to time throughout the year, and NASA will consider...

Program Description: The NASA Climate Change Research Initiative – CCRI is a year long STEM engagement opportunity for STEM educators to work directly with NASA scientists, lead research teams and develop STEM curriculum for their current classes. Educators participating in this opportunity will become associate researchers at the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) and STEM education experts whom will integrate NASA education resources and content into their classroom while...

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Program Description: The NASA Climate Change Research Initiative – CCRI is a year long internship opportunity for graduate students to work directly with NASA scientists and lead research teams in a NASA research project associated with a science related to climate change. This opportunity will not conflict with the graduate students coursework and class schedule during the fall and spring and is considered to be a part time position that supports the graduate students major area of study...

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The GLOBE Observer team has two job opportunities we would appreciate you passing along to your networks as appropriate. GLOBE Observer is part of the Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) Program, an international science and education program that provides students and the public worldwide with the opportunity to participate in data collection and the scientific process, and contribute meaningfully to our understanding of the Earth system and global...

STEM Educator & Associate Researcher: New Horizons in Space Additive Manufacturing and STEM Education

Dates of Program: 7/2/2018 - 8/10/2018
Stipend Amount: $4,500 
Application Deadline: 5/25/2018

Description:
The New York City College of Technology Department of Mechanical Engineering Technology offers an Associate in Applied Science degree (AAS) as well as a baccalaureate degree. Both degree programs are hands-on with engineering applications in areas such as CAD, CAM, Materials...

NASA is looking for experienced scientists to join the staff as Program Scientists in the Astrophysics, Earth Science, Heliophysics, and Planetary Science divisions of the Science Mission Directorate at NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC.  

A program scientist:

Performs a range of scientific program planning duties. Takes responsibility for the science content of flight mission programs or projects to carry out Science Mission Directorate (SMD) investigations. Develops, reviews, and...

Posted on behalf of: Kelly Bidwell  GSA Office of Evaluation Sciences (OES) :

We are excited to announce that the GSA Office of Evaluation Sciences (OES) is currently accepting applications for fellowships beginning in October 2018 in Washington, D.C.

We're particularly seeking accomplished researchers who can take temporary leave from their universities or research institutions to serve as Fellows, as well as rising-star researchers for Associate Fellow positions. OES is also eager to...

The National Science Foundation (NSF) is initiating a national search for the Assistant Director for Education and Human Resources (EHR). We seek your assistance in the identification of visionary candidates to lead the Directorate during the coming years. Dr. Joan Ferrini-Mundy served in the position from 2011 through 2016, with Dr. James Lewis serving as the acting Assistant Director since January 2016 as Dr. Ferrini-Mundy accepted the role of Chief Operating Officer of the Foundation....

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The NASA GISS CCRI program has extended the application period for graduate students to apply for a paid internship opportunity in NYC.

Stipend award: $9,750

 

Program Description: The NASA GISS Climate Change Research Initiative (CCRI) is a year long internship opportunity for graduate students to work directly with NASA scientists and lead research teams in a NASA research project associated with the science related to climate change. This opportunity will not conflict with the...

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Program Description: The NASA GISS Climate Change Research Initiative (CCRI) is a year long STEM engagement opportunity for STEM educators to work directly with NASA scientists, lead research teams and develop STEM curriculum for their current classes. Educators participating in this opportunity will become associate researchers at the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies and STEM education experts whom will integrate NASA education resources and content into their classroom while...

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The Deputy Associate Administrator for Research (DAAR) within the Office of the Associate Administrator, Science Mission Directorate (AA/SMD), and is part of SMD's senior leadership team. The DAAR will provide strategic leadership for SMD's science program and will work with other members of the Front Office as well as SMD division-level leadership to ensure the overall coordination of the program with the Directorate as well as the Office of the Chief Scientist, other NASA Mission...

The National Science Foundation (NSF) is seeking a candidate for the position of Senior Advisor in the Office of the Assistant Director, Directorate for Education and Human Resources (EHR)
HTML: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/473353700

NSF is relocating the Alexandria, Virginia in late summer of 2017. NSF will begin the transition from its current location in Arlington, Virginia to 2415 Eisenhower Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22314. The new location is...

 

CGS is looking for an Education Research Analyst, who will serve as a task lead for various activities related to benchmarking, policy analysis, and research projects that are essential to the Council of Graduate Schools’ mission. Full position description, including position requirements and requisite skills, as well as a link to apply for this job can be found here: http://careers.cgsnet.org/jobs/8707814/education-research-analyst.

 

The position is open until filled, but review...

There is a new Science Education and Public Engagement position at NASA/GSFC:

http://sesda3.com/careers/hp019-science-outreach-coordinator/

It's a junior position. Salary range is $45-55K, depending upon experience.  

The American Institute of Physics is seeking a Science Policy Analyst. The successful candidate will actively monitor and analyze developments in federal science legislation, budgets, leadership, and related matters, for FYI, an authoritative news and resource center for federal science policy. Under the guidance of the Director of Science Policy, write, edit, and publish content for multiple FYI products as part of an editorial team. Make contributions to the development of a growing suite...

As an Education Specialist you will serve as the Evaluation Program Manager performing the following duties:

You will be responsible for managing and conducting educational research on K-12 and higher education STEM-related literature, performance assessment, and portfolio management.

You will be implementing, monitoring, and updating the Office of Education (OE) performance measurement strategy by defining performance measures, identifying the appropriate methods for collecting data,...

Established in 1993, the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) is a Federal agency that engages more than 5 million Americans in service through its core programs -- Senior Corps, AmeriCorps, and the Social Innovation Fund -- and leads President Obama's national call to service initiative, United We Serve.

As the nation's largest grantmaker for service and volunteering, CNCS plays a critical role in strengthening America's nonprofit sector and addressing our nation's...

I have a position for an Education Program Specialist that was just announced 11/9 and would love for you to share with education communities

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/455861200

On behalf of

Karla S. Shy

NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center

Director of Education

Karla.S.Shy@nasa.gov

661-276-7785 (work)

661-478-8290 (cell)

661-276-3268 (fax)

Manages research elements within the Heliophysics Research Program. Develops solicitations and evaluates research proposals. Initiates and monitors research contracts, grants, and cooperative agreements. 

 Closes Wednesday 11/23/2016  See full announcement for U.S. Citizens

http://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/455929600

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