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eRecruit Applicant Guide
bullet Overview of the Application Process
bullet Instructions for using NSF's on-line Application System
bullet NSF eRecruit Questions

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eRecruit Applicant Guide Career Opportunities

This guide is intended for use with NSF's eRecruit application system; that is, those vacancy announcements with an 'apply online' option. It is not applicable to Scientific and Professional positions at AD-2 through AD-4 levels nor to some Science Assistant positions.

Table of Contents

OVERVIEW OF THE APPLICATION PROCESS

  1. Introduction
  2. New features
  3. Eligibility Requirements
  4. NSF is an Equal Opportunity Employer
INSTRUCTIONS FOR USING NSF'S ON-LINE APPLICATION SYSTEM
  1. Account Setup Reference Links
  2. Setting up an Account in USAJOBS (for First-Time Users)
  3. Social Security Number
  4. Selective Service Registration
  5. Tips on Preparing your USAJOBS Résumé
  6. Searching for NSF Vacancies
  7. Applying to NSF eRecruit Vacancies
  8. Submitting Supporting Documentation
  9. Tracking Applications and Application Status
NSF ERECRUIT QUESTIONS
  1. Personal Information
  2. Demographic Questions (Optional)
  3. Eligibility Questions
  4. Job-specific Questions

 

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