Job Opportunity: (Immediate Opening) Scientific Program Analyst, Keystone Symposia

Kate Stuart
August 15, 2014

Job Title:          Scientific Program Analyst

Organization Name:      Keystone Symposia, Silverthorne, CO

No of Openings:           1

Work Authorization:     F1 Visa, H1 Visa Employment, J1 Visa Student, Permanent Resident (U.S.), TN Visa, U.S. Citizen

Majors Preferred :        Molecular and Cellular Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry                  

Work Schedule:            Monday through Friday

Hours per Week:          40

Wage/Salary:    $42,000/year

Employment Start:        Sept or Oct

Employment Duration:  2 to 3 years

Job Description:          Keystone Symposia (KS) (www.keystonesymposia.org ) is a nonprofit organization located in Silverthorne, Colorado that convenes scientific meetings in molecular and cellular biology at sites throughout the world. KS is seeking to hire a recent graduate in biological sciences to work with its Chief Scientific Officer in support of his role in planning scientific meetings. This position will be primarily analytical, including tasks such as: 
• Analysis of US and global scientific trends 
• Analysis of government and Foundation funding announcements and funding trends 
• Analysis of current and past KS meeting portfolios to identify trends in attendance and demographics 
• Identifying new topic areas that could be targeted for new KS meetings 
• Assisting in preparing for the Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) meetings and in the interpretation of SAB output 
• Assisting in the analysis of SAB membership (to maintain appropriate scientific balance and preempt future needs) 
• Maintaining and analyzing the competition database 
• Attending selected conferences to seek scientific feedback 
• Assisting with grant writing and the preparation of various reports 
• Participating in meeting placement discussions 
• And other topics that will arise during the course of employment. 

Qualifications:  The successful candidate must have a recent BA or BS in a biological science and an outstanding college record with evidence of a strong interest in biology/medicine. Candidates must also have strong computer skills in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, social media, internet skills and knowledge of computer languages, such as SQL, would be optimal. Because of the nature of the position, the candidate must be very interactive and communicate well with colleagues. This position is for 2 to 3 years. 

Application Instructions:           Interested applicants should submit a 1 page resume to: Dr. David Woodland, davidw@keystonesymposia.org