The Union of Concerned Scientists is a science-based advocacy nonprofit that puts rigorous, independent science to work to solve our planet's most pressing problems. We combine technical analysis and effective advocacy to create innovative, practical solutions for a healthy, safe, and sustainable future.
In Cambridge, MA or Washington, DC
Science and Policy Analyst
The Center for Science and Democracy at Union of Concerned Scientists is dedicated to strengthening and defending the essential role of science in democratic dialogue and policymaking. Through cutting-edge analysis and effective outreach and advocacy, we hold decisionmakers, media, and vested interests accountable, and defend the scientific process and scientists in order to secure a healthy and safe environment for all. The science and policy analyst works as an effective and collaborative member in the development of research objectives and strategies around independent science, justice and equity, environment, and public health; and conceptualizes and undertakes robust, timely, accessible, and policy-relevant research to help advance the mission of the Center.
In Cambridge, MA
Science Network Outreach Coordinator
The outreach coordinator conceptualizes and implements plans to grow and maintain the Science Network. S/he collaborates across the organization to ensure the Science Network is active in UCS campaigns, strengthens the mobilization and cultivation of the Science Network members. S/he also works to diversify ways scientists can engage on issues they care about through UCS, develops trainings and engagement opportunities uniquely tailored early career scientists, and works to ensure a diverse and inclusive Science Network. S/he is also responsible for developing leadership among Network members. The ideal candidate will be a strong organizer comfortable working with experts and people from a wide variety of backgrounds.