Job Posting: Science Policy Analyst, Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology, Bethesda, MD

Rachel Howell
October 22, 2014

PRIMARY FUNCTION
Works closely with FASEB leadership to develop and articulate public policy positions in the interest of investiga tors in the biomedical sciences

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Researches, develops, and drafts policy statements, letters, newsletter articles, congressional testimony, background papers, and press releases, using appropriate and accurate scientific information.
  • Writes reports, position papers, and internal and external meeting summaries for FASEB Board, committees, and society staff.
  • Performs data analysis in support of FASEB reports, policy statements, PowerPoint presentations, and background papers.
  • Serves as a liaison to FASEB committees and provides analytic, technical, and administrative support for FASEB Board, committees, and conferences.
  • Monitors the Federal Register weekly and reports on government actions, and policy statements of interest to FASEB and FASEB societies.
  • Executes special projects authorized by FASEB Board and Committees.
  • Coordinates FASEB initiatives with Society Public Affairs staff and coalition partners.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Education Level:
Master's Degree Science or PhD. preferred in  Science, Communication or Public Policy

Experience
One to three years experience in government, public or private research institutions or professional associations or professional societies. Previous experience working with science policy issues preferred.

Skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Excellent Interpersonal skills and the ability to work independently on several tasks simultaneously. Excellent Data Analysis  and proficient 
Policy Analysi.

To apply and for additional information, please go to: JOB

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