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A digest of the latest opportunities in science policy from around the web, such as open positions on advisory committees, calls for information, fellowships, jobs, and internships.

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Stanton Nuclear Security Fellowship, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace is accepting applications for the 2019 Stanton Nuclear Security Fellowship program. Fellows spend a year in Washington, D.C., gaining experience in the nuclear policymaking process. Interested individuals should have a Ph.D. or a law degree.

Deadline: 
December 15, 2017

Federal Affairs Director, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), a Department of Energy national laboratory, is currently accepting applications for a federal affairs director in Washington, D.C. The position would lead federal affairs strategy development and implementation, including organizing congressional meetings and events, monitoring relevant policy and legislation, and serving as a spokesperson for PNNL to government officials, among other responsibilities. Individuals with an undergraduate degree in public administration or a related field and at least 15 years of experience developing and implementing federal affairs strategy are encouraged to apply.

Deadline: 
December 22, 2017

Program Manager for S&T Policy, University of Michigan

The University of Michigan is currently accepting applications for a program manager for the Ford School’s Science, Technology, and Public Policy program based in Ann Arbor. The position is responsible for managing educational activities, event programming and outreach, and grant research and development, among other duties. Individuals with advanced knowledge of science and technology policy and 2 to 3 years of experience managing academic programs are encouraged to apply .

Deadline: 
January 10, 2018

2019 California S&T Policy Fellowship Program

The California Council on Science and Technology is accepting applications for the 2019 California S&T Fellowship Program. Fellows spend a year in the California legislature gaining experience in the policymaking process. Individuals with a Ph.D. in a STEM field are encouraged to apply. 

Deadline: 
February 28, 2018

Recommendations for Assistant Director, NSF Education and Human Resources Directorate

The National Science Foundation is currently accepting recommendations for individuals to lead its Education and Human Resources (EHR) Directorate. Candidates should have extensive leadership experience and a deep understanding of STEM research and education. 

Deadline: 
January 22, 2018

Director, National Academy of Engineering Center for Engineering Ethics and Society

The National Academy of Engineering is currently accepting applications for director of the Center for Engineering Ethics and Society. Among other duties, the position provides leadership for the NAE Online Ethics Center for Engineering and Science, an online resource repository for ethics in science, engineering, research, and education. Interested individuals should have a master’s degree in engineering, social sciences, or public policy and six years of related experience.

Deadline: 
December 31, 2017

Atmospheric and Geospace Sciences Division Director, NSF Geosciences Directorate

The National Science Foundation’s Geosciences Directorate is accepting applications for director of its Atmospheric and Geospace Sciences (AGS) Division. Directors oversee division activities, build partnerships with other agencies and organizations, assess trends in geoscience research and education, and help develop research opportunities for the community. 

Deadline: 
March 1, 2018

Ocean Sciences Division Director, NSF Geosciences Directorate

The National Science Foundation’s Geosciences Directorate is accepting applications for director of its Ocean Sciences (OCE) Division. Directors oversee division activities, build partnerships with other agencies and organizations, assess trends in geoscience research and education, and help develop research opportunities for the community. 

Deadline: 
February 15, 2018

Earth Sciences Division Director, NSF Geosciences Directorate

The National Science Foundation’s Geosciences Directorate is accepting applications for director of its Earth Sciences (EAR) Division. Directors oversee division activities, build partnerships with other agencies and organizations, assess trends in geoscience research and education, and help develop research opportunities for the community. 

Deadline: 
January 31, 2018

Public Comment on Draft Green Bank Environmental Impact Statement

The National Science Foundation is currently accepting public comment on its draft environmental impact statement (EIS) for potential operational changes to the Green Bank Observatory in West Virginia. The EIS is part of NSF’s process to determine the future disposition of the facility, which NSF has identified as a candidate for funding reductions. NSF will also hold a public meeting regarding the EIS on Nov. 30. 

Deadline: 
January 8, 2018

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