Deputy Division Director

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The incumbent serves as the Deputy Division Director, Division of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences in the Directorate for Biological Sciences. The Division supports fundamental research and related activities designed to promote understanding of complex living systems at the molecular, subcellular, and cellular levels. The Division promotes quantitative, predictive, and theory-driven research and related activities designed to decipher the molecular underpinnings of complex living systems.

The Deputy Division Director participates with the Division Director in providing leadership and direction to the Division of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences. They also assist the Division Director in carrying out Division-wide responsibilities such as strategic planning and management, human capital management including recruitment of staff, budget preparation for submission to congress, and overseeing the evaluation of proposals and recommendations for awards and declinations. The Deputy Division Director represents NSF to relevant external groups and fosters partnerships with other Divisions, Directorates, Federal agencies, scientific organizations, and the academic community.

The Deputy Division Director assumes the Division Director role in the absence of the Division Director.