BCS Seeking Program Directors in 4 Different Programs

The National Science Foundation is seeking candidates for four program director positions in its Division of Behavioral and Cognitive Sciences (BCS) in the Directorate for Social, Behavioral, and Economic Science (SBE). The job openings are for program directors for the Biological Anthropology Program, the Cognitive Neuroscience Program, the Geography and Spatial Sciences Program, and the Social Psychology Program. According to the NSF’s job listing, “The BCS Division supports research to develop and advance scientific knowledge on human cognition, language, social behavior and culture as well as research on the interactions between human societies and the physical environment.”

Applicants are required to have a PhD or an equivalent amount of experience in one of the following fields: biological anthropology, cognitive neuroscience, geography and spatial sciences, social psychology, or relevant behavioral or cognitive sciences, as well as at least 6 years of “successful research, research administration, and/or managerial experience pertinent to the position,” according to the listing. The salary range is $105,211 to $163,957 per year, and candidates may apply until January 22, 2014. For further information, visit the NSF’s job listing.