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NSF IIS Division Director Position Available

May 10th, 2017 / in Announcements, NSF / by Helen Wright

NSF logoThe National Science Foundation (NSF) has just published the job description for the open Division Director position in the Division of Information and Intelligent Systems (IIS) in the CISE Directorate

IIS supports the study of the interrelated roles of people, computers, and information. IIS-funded activities 1) develop new knowledge about the role of people in the design and use of information technology; 2) increase our capability to create, manage, and understand data and information in circumstances ranging from personal computers to globally-distributed systems; and 3) advance our understanding of how computational systems can exhibit the hallmark of intelligence.

The IIS Division Director has managerial and oversight responsibilities for the division, which comprises a total annual budget of approximately $190 million; helps determine funding requirements, prepares and justifies budget estimates, balances program needs, allocates resources, and oversees the evaluation of proposals and recommendations for awards and declines; and represents the division to relevant external groups, including through fostering of partnerships with other NSF divisions/directorates, Federal agencies, scientific organizations and the academic community.

Members of the IIS Division Director Search Committee include:
Greg Hager, Johns Hopkins University
Eric Horvitz, Microsoft Research
Andrew Moore, Carnegie Mellon University
Beth Mynatt, Georgia Institute of Technology
Daniela Rus, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Marjorie Skubic, University of Missouri
Rao Kosaraju, NSF, Liaison to Search Committee

See the full job announcement and learn more here

NSF IIS Division Director Position Available