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JOB OPPORTUNITY: Physical Science Administrator (Program Director)

JOB OPPORTUNITY: Physical Science Administrator (Program Director)

New Office of Polar Programs News
Monday February 26, 2024

The Antarctic Sciences Section (ANT) of the Office of Polar Programs (OPP) is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Program Director in Antarctic Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences (AOAS).


Dr. Jean Cottam Allen joins the Office of Polar Programs as Acting Director

Dr. Jean Cottam Allen joins the Office of Polar Programs as Acting Director

New Office of Polar Programs News
Monday February 26, 2024

On February 26, 2024, Dr. Jean Cottam Allen joined as Acting Director for the Office of Polar Programs (OPP) within the Directorate for Geosciences (GEO).


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Feb
21
2024

Request for Proposal: Antarctic Research Vessel Integrator

Office of Polar Programs News

The U.S. maintains a world-class science program in Antarctica to advance the frontiers of knowledge and to ensure an active and influential role in the Antarctic Treaty System, now in force for over 50 years.


Jan
24
2024

Update Regarding Antarctic Research Solicitation

Office of Polar Programs News

The U.S. National Science Foundation's Office of Polar Programs (OPP) supports innovative, field-based, Antarctic research that advances fundamental, and systems-level understanding of the rapidly changing Antarctic environment; investigates the relationship between Antarctica and global systems; and supports transformative research in astronomy and astrophysics.


Dec
27
2023

New desktop study on Antarctica's potential subsea telecommunications cable

Office of Polar Programs News

NSF announces the release of a comprehensive desktop study (DTS) assessing the feasibility of connecting NSF's McMurdo Station to either Australia or New Zealand via a subsea telecommunications cable through the South Pacific region.


Dec
15
2023

EVENT: Live - What Polar Ice Cores Tell Us About Our Climate

Office of Polar Programs News

Join us for a live event from the U.S. National Science Foundation Ice Core Facility (NSF-ICF), which stores, curates, and studies meteoric ice cores recovered from the glaciated regions of the world.


Nov
22
2023

Dear Colleague Letter: Request for Information - Technologies to Enable Observations in Remote-Extreme Environments

Office of Polar Programs News

With this Dear Colleague Letter (DCL), "Request for Information (RFI) on Technologies to Enable Observations in Remote-Extreme Environments," the National Science Foundation (NSF) Directorate for Geosciences (GEO) seeks broad input to answer the question, "What new technologies would allow transformative advances in accessing data and observations from remote-extreme environments (e.g., polar regions, under the sea and seafloor, deep within the Earth's crust, in the air, etc.)?"


Nov
22
2023

OPP welcomes Taiylor Russell as a Student Trainee (Administrative)

Office of Polar Programs News

The Office of Polar Programs is pleased to welcome Taiylor Russell as OPP's Student Trainee (Administrative).


Nov
09
2023

JOB OPPORTUNITY: Interdisciplinary Program Director, Antarctic Glaciology Program

Office of Polar Programs News

The National Science Foundation is seeking a qualified candidate for an Interdisciplinary (Program Director) position for the Antarctic Glaciology Program within the Directorate for Geosciences (GEO), Office of Polar Programs (OPP) in Alexandria, VA.


Oct
24
2023

Update on U.S. Antarctic Program Testing of Electronic Submission for Physical Qualification (PQ) documents

Office of Polar Programs News

In the continued effort for process improvement and modernization for the U.S. Antarctic Program, the Office of Polar Programs, through the primary contractor Leidos, has successfully completed the testing process for the electronic submission of Physical Qualification (PQ) documents.


Oct
17
2023

Opportunities to Engage with NSF's SAHPR Office During 2023-24 Antarctic Summer Season

Office of Polar Programs News

Over the past year, NSF's Sexual Assault and Harassment Prevention and Response (SAHPR) Office has been working hard to ensure that all U.S. Antarctic Program (USAP) stations, field sites, and NSF-funded science and education programs are free from sexual assault and harassment.


Oct
16
2023

Dear Colleague Letter: Physical Scientist (Program Director)

Office of Polar Programs News

The Office of Polar Programs (OPP) is searching for a Program Director (Temporary/Rotator) for Polar Cyberinfrastructure and Novel Technology Development.


Oct
10
2023

The Office of Polar Program's Antarctic Science Section welcomes Cody Barnett as a new Science Assistant

Office of Polar Programs News

Cody Barnett is joining OPP from the University of Kansas (KU), where he recently received his M.S. in Geology.


Oct
02
2023

JOB OPPORTUNITY: Office Director, Office of Polar Programs

Office of Polar Programs News

The Office of Polar Programs (OPP) initiates and manages funding for research and support activities in the Arctic and the Antarctic. The OPP Director provides executive leadership on the strategic planning and management of polar research and operations and serves as the principal advisor to other agencies. This position is a Senior Executive Service position. Applications are due by October 25, 2023.


Oct
02
2023

EVENT: OPP Postdoctoral Research Fellowship (OPP-PRF) Program Office Hour

Office of Polar Programs News

On October 24 from 3-4PM EST, the Office of Polar Programs (OPP) is hosting an office hour on the OPP postdoctoral research fellowship (OPP-PRF) program. Topics will include the program, eligibility, the application process, and NSF review criteria.


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