Now Hiring: Temporary Program Director in Integrative Ecological Physiology Program

The National Science Foundation (NSF) is searching for a temporary program director (rotator) in the Integrative Ecological Physiology (IEP) Program within the Physiological and Structural Systems Cluster in the Division of Integrative Organismal Systems, with a flexible start date of August 2021 to 2023. Rotators typically join NSF on a short-term basis (1-3 years) and contribute to making proposal funding recommendations, influencing NSF program trajectories, interfacing with the scientific community, and relaying trends about research community directions to NSF programs. If you or someone you know might be interested in serving in this important role at NSF, we would like to hear from you. You can read the job posting and apply at https://beta.nsf.gov/careers/openings/bio/bio-18-001 


About  the Integrative Ecological Physiology 
The IEP Program supports research on genetic, biochemical, morphological, and physiological mechanisms underlying organismal responses to their abiotic and biotic environments. The program is especially interested in promoting research on organismal response to current and future climate change. Qualified candidates from the full range of expertise covered by the IEP Program are encouraged to apply. However, candidates with expertise at the intersection of physiology and functional genomics are especially encouraged to apply.   

About NSF’s Rotator Program 
The Rotator Program strengthens NSF’s ties with the research community and provides the talent and resources that are critical to meeting NSF’s mission. Many potential candidates may have ongoing NSF awards. NSF has mechanisms in place that allow active labs to continue functioning while you are serving the scientific community through employment with NSF. Details about NSF’s Rotator Program can be found here:  https://nsf.gov/careers/rotator/


Serving as a rotator at NSF can expand your scientific world view and enable you to engage in a leadership position within the science community in a whole new way. More information about becoming a temporary program director can be found here: https://www.nsf.gov/bio/outreach/bio_opportunities.jsp 

Please forward this announcement to anyone you think might be interested in this opportunity. The application process is straightforward. Review of applications will start May 1, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. 

We encourage you to get in touch with these current IEP Program Directors to learn more about the position: 

Irv Forseth, iforseth@nsf.gov 

Ted Morgan, tmorgan@nsf.gov 

Mamta Rawat, mrawat@nsf.gov