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A digest of the latest science policy jobs from around the web.

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New AAAS Education and Workforce Center Seeking Director

The American Association for the Advancement of Science is accepting applications for director of its new Center for Education and Workforce Programs. The goal of the center is to unite STEM education, diversity, and inclusion programs across AAAS. Interested individuals with an advanced degree and extensive experience in STEM education and workforce issues are encouraged to apply.

September 28, 2018

NSF Seeking Legislative Specialist

The National Science Foundation is accepting applications for a legislative specialist within its Office of Legislative and Public Affairs. Position duties include assisting in the preparation for congressional hearings and developing NSF’s legislative strategy, among other duties. Individuals with at least one year of related experience in legislative affairs are encouraged to apply.

August 27, 2018

NASA Seeking Deputy Chief Scientist

NASA is accepting applications for deputy chief scientist at its headquarters in Washington, D.C. Position responsibilities include coordinating science activities across NASA programs and representing the chief scientist to external stakeholders, among other duties. Individuals must have substantial training in physical science and senior executive-level science policy leadership experience. 

September 5, 2018

Lewis-Burke Seeking Legislative Research Assistant

Lewis-Burke Associates, a D.C.-based lobbying firm that represents many federal funded research organizations, is accepting applications for a legislative research assistant. The position involves monitoring science and higher education policy developments as well as attending congressional hearings and briefings, among other duties. Individuals must have a science or policy-related college degree, and previous policy or legislative affairs experience is preferred.

September 4, 2018

FASEB Seeking Science Policy Analyst

The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology, a non-profit organization representing 30 scientific societies, is acceptingapplications for a science policy analyst. Position responsibilities include analyzing proposed policies, coordinating science policy committees and task forces, and contributing to communications and advocacy materials, among other duties. Individuals with a master’s degree in science or public policy and one to three years of relevant experience are encouraged to apply.

August 17, 2018