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More and Better Science in Antarctica Link to PDF file
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Program Announcements
July 1, 2014
NSF's Division of Polar Programs Seeks Candidates for Program Manager for Antarctic Research Facilities and Special Projects NSF's Division of Polar Programs Seeks Candidates for Program Manager for Antarctic Research Facilities and Special Projects

NSF seeks candidates for the position of Program Manager for Antarctic Research Facilities and Special Projects in the Antarctic Sciences Section (ANT). The application deadline is August 4, 2014

July 1, 2014
DEADLINE EXTENDED: NSF's Division of Polar Programs Seeks Candidates for Section Head, Polar Environment, Safety, and Health Section DEADLINE EXTENDED: NSF's Division of Polar Programs Seeks Candidates for Section Head, Polar Environment, Safety, and Health Section

NSF seeks candidates for the position of Section Head for the Polar Environment, Safety, and Health Section in the Division of Polar Programs (PLR), Geoscience Directorate. The application deadline has been extended to July 23, 2014

June 18, 2014
NSF's Division of Polar Programs Seeks Candidates for Safety and Health Officer, Polar Environment, Safety, and Health Section NSF's Division of Polar Programs Seeks Candidates for Safety and Health Officer, Polar Environment, Safety, and Health Section

NSF seeks candidates for the position of Safety and Health Officer for the Polar Environment, Safety, and Health Section in the Division of Polar Programs (PLR), Geoscience Directorate. The application deadline is July 7, 2014

Featured Article
International Jazz Day at McMurdo Station

International Jazz Day at McMurdo Station:
This year's International Jazz Day celebration included a videotaped duet by U.S. Antarctic Program participants at McMurdo Station.

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