NSF Job Opportunity: Science Education Administrator (EDU/DRL Program Director)


March 13th, 2023, 11:00 pm - September 15th, 2023, 10:59 pm CDT

The Division of Research on Learning in Formal and Informal Settings (DRL), in the Directorate for STEM Education (EDU) supports innovative research, development, and evaluation of learning and teaching across all science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines in both formal and informal learning settings, and in any age group.  DRL seeks program directors with education research or development expertise in one or more of the following areas: 1) Equity in STEM: diversity, equity, inclusion and access in preK-12 and informal settings; 2) Advanced and emerging technologies in education such as AI, quantum, data science, and semiconductors; 3) Science education research or development in pre-K-12 formal or informal settings.

Successful candidates will be expected to work collaboratively with staff and other program directors in one or more of the DRL programs including the Discovery Research preK-12 (DRK-12), Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL), or Innovative Technological Experiences for Students and Teachers (ITEST) programs. They may also work on cross-division and cross-directorate programs such as EDU Core Research (ECR) and Computer Science for All (CS for ALL).

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