Office in the Washington, DC area seeks a full-time staff member to analyze data and policies to encourage research and applications in nanotechnology.
Background Desired: Knowledge of nanotechnology from R&D through product development, manufacturing, and environmental issues. Knowledge of the role of government in fostering innovation. High-level analytical and writing skills. Ph.D. in nanotechnology or a related scientific field and three years relevant experience (preferred), or master’s degree with at least six years relevant experience, or, at least, ten years of relevant experience with bachelor’s degree. Strong background in intersections between biology or biotechnology and nanotechnology preferred
Duties: Communicates information on status and trends to nanotechnology agencies. Updates information about nanotechnology activities and accomplishments, based on expert knowledge of scientific literature and ability to translate that into lay language. This individual also provides high-level scientific support for office management, including developing technical reports, analyzing science and technology policy issues, and reviewing draft documents to assure technical accuracy. Organizes meetings and participates in working groups. Provides guidance and direction to other staff members to ensure timely completion of projects and tasks.
Please send vita with salary requirements to Patricia Foland at pfoland@ScienceUS.org. References can be supplied later. EOE