The National Science Foundation (NSF) is looking for a new chief for their Education and Human Resources directorate. In a recent letter, Dr. Cora Marrett, Acting Director of the National Science Foundation, announced that NSF has initiated a national search for a new assistant director to oversee the agency's efforts in undergraduate and graduate education, research on learning in formal and informal settings, and human resource development. Nominations are sought for candidates with outstanding leadership; a deep sense of scholarship; a grasp of the issues facing science, technology, engineering, and mathematics research and education; and the ability to serve effectively as a key member of the NSF management team. More information about the candidate search and the directorate's activities are available at Recommendations are due by 8 October 2010.


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