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Project Director, Harvard Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

The Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, led by former Defense Secretary Ash Carter, is acceptingapplications for the director of a new Technology and Public Purpose Project, which will study how rapid, technology-driven change can best serve the public good. The director will be responsible for managing day-to-day operations and fundraising for the project. Individuals with at least a bachelor’s degree and five years of experience in the technology industry or a related field are encouraged to apply. 

March 15, 2018

Research Analyst, Science and Technology Policy Institute

The Science and Technology Policy Institute is seeking applicants for a research analyst position. The position involves analyzing R&D programs for the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and other federal science agencies. Individuals with a Ph.D. in a natural or social science discipline and relevant experience in conducting program evaluations and portfolio analyses should apply.

March 5, 2018

Senior Board Director, National Academies Space Studies Board and Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board

The National Academies is currently accepting applications for Senior Board Director of the Space Studies Board and the Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board. The position will be responsible for overall leadership of the two boards, including developing budgets, directing work programs, and representing the boards to stakeholders, among other duties. Individuals with a Ph.D. in fields related to space science, physics, or aeronautics, and with at least 12 years of related experience with six in a supervisory role are encouraged to apply.

March 15, 2018

Associate Director, AAAS S&T Policy Fellowship Program

The American Association for the Advancement of Science is accepting applications for the associate director of its Science and Technology Policy Fellowships Program. The position is responsible for overseeing its day-to-day operations and using knowledge of the scientific enterprise to drive new program development, among other responsibilities. Individuals with a master’s or higher degree in a STEM-related field and at least three years of experience in project or business management should apply.

February 23, 2018

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. 

March 1, 2018