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Notice of Special Opportunities
NSF Program Director, Hydrologic Sciences, Rotator; two (2) Openings
The Division of Earth Sciences has two vacant rotator positions in the Hydrologic Sciences program of the Surface Earth Processes (SEP) Section. These are full-time positions in Arlington, VA to be filled as initially one-, temporary appointment beginning in August 2014. These positions can be extended with the consent of both parties to 2 or 3-year appointments.
The Program Director will be responsible for (1) implementing the proposal review and evaluation process for SEP programs, (2) providing final review of proposals and recommendation of awards or declinations based on knowledge or resource availability as well as program goals and peer reviewer comments. Relocation expenses will be paid subject to funds availability.
Under the provisions of the Intergovernmental Personnel Act (IPA), non-citizens may be considered as long as the individual is employed at an IPA-eligible institution. Applications instructions are posted at:
Closing date 3 February 2014
NSF Funding Opportunities
Are you seeking funding? Here you will find announcements regarding funding opportunities that may be of interest to you and/or your university program. This is not a comprehensive list of all funding resources available but rather intended to be used as a supplemental resource in identifying potential sources.
CUAHSI can support individuals and teams in preparing proposals in a number of ways through our data services and educational and outreach activites. To learn more about these possibilities, visit CUAHSI's Proposal Resources page.
Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research (PEER) Science proposals – Proposals Due 12/16/2013
The National Academies, in cooperation with USAID and NSF, has issued an open call for Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research (PEER) Science proposals to be submitted by developing country scientists who are collaborating with U.S.-based PIs who have active NSF awards. PEER Science is a competitive grants program that invites scientists in developing countries to apply for funds to support research and capacity-building activities on topics of importance to USAID and conducted in partnership with their NSF-funded collaborators. Areas in which both NSF and USAID have strong mutual interests include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Food security topics such as agricultural development, fisheries, and plant genomics
- Climate change impacts such as water sustainability, hydrology, ocean acidification, climate process and modeling, and environmental engineering
- Other development topics including disaster mitigation, biodiversity, water, and renewable energy
Proposals in these topical areas of interest may be submitted by applicants based in any of the 85 full PEER Science-eligible countries. Additionally, PEER Science invites proposals from applicants in the following specific countries or working on the following topical areas, for which USAID missions and offices have allocated resources to foster science and development goals: Indonesia, Biodiversity Conservation in the Philippines, Water for Asia and the Middle East and North Africa, Building Biodiversity Research Networks in ASEAN, Maldives Climate Change Adaptation, Biodiversity Conservation in Brazil, Forestry and Climate Change in India, and Power Africa.
Click here for the full solicitation and description for details.
**Graduate Students** Proposal deadline for the East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes for U.S. Graduate Students (EAPSI) program is November 25, 2013 [Learn more]
Updates at NSF
Changes have been made regarding a new merit review policy, formats for project summaries, fastlane submission and MORE. View the following documents for information and hotlinks to greater details.
European Research Council (ERC) grants support individual researchers of any nationality and age who wish to pursue their frontier research. The ERC encourages in particular proposals that cross disciplinary boundaries, pioneering ideas that address new and emerging fields and applications that introduce unconventional, innovative approaches.
To view currently funded water projects, click here