Science Communications Consultant

Green Science Policy Institute, Berkeley, California

Date Posted September 04, 2019
Industry Nonprofit
Specialty Not Specified
Job Status Part-time
Salary Negotiable
Website http://www.greensciencepolicy.org

Description:

Overview of the Green Science Policy Institute (The Institute)
The Institute brings together government, business, academia, and non-profits to protect human health and the global environment from exposure to toxic chemicals. Our scientific research and policy work has helped prevent the use of hundreds of millions of pounds of flame retardants, PFAS and other harmful chemicals in clothing, furniture, electronics, and other consumer products worldwide. 

To learn more, visit http://greensciencepolicy.org/primer

Job Description
The Institute is hiring a science communications consultant to write and edit our scientific and policy materials We are looking for a talented and committed individual with superb writing skills and a technical background to play a key role in our work for  more responsible use of chemicals.

The Institute has created theSix Classes approachto reduce the use of families of toxic chemicals found in everyday products. This visionary program brings together decision-makers from business, academia, government, and nonprofits to develop and implement innovative strategies to reduce exposures to these chemicals worldwide. By educating purchasers, producers and consumers about these classes of harmful chemicals, this approach can help shift markets towards healthier products and materials. For more information, visit: www.greensciencepolicy.org/

Responsibilities:

The Communications Consultant will write and edit Institute materials, including:

Position Expectations and Qualifications

Application Instructions
To apply, please send your resume, a cover letter explaining your interest in the position, and a writing sample for which you are the sole author to jobs@GreenSciencePolicy.org.

Please include "Science Communications Consultant" in the subject line.

Applications will be reviewed as they are received, so applicants are encouraged to apply promptly.

The Green Science Policy Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

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