This program, administered by ORAU through its contract with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to manage the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE), was established through an interagency agreement between DOE and USFS. Participants do not become employees of USDA, USFS, DOE, or the program administrator, and there are no employment-related benefits. Proof of health insurance is required for participation in this program. Health insurance can be obtained through ORISE.
|Organization||University of Texas Permian Basin|
|Amount||$60,416 – $73,098|
|Number of Awards||NA|
|Contest Deadline||September 30, 2022|
Who is Eligible?
The qualified candidate should have received a master’s or doctoral degree in one of the relevant fields or be currently pursuing one of the degrees and will reach completion by the start date of the appointment. The degree must have been received within five years of the appointment start date.
A master’s or doctoral degree in Natural or Social Science with demonstrated experience in science communication is preferred.
- Demonstrated success in science communication across multiple disciplines and for diverse audiences
- Ability to edit written products to improve readability, comprehension, and clarity for non-scientific / non-technical audiences
- Expertise in designing and developing outreach materials (briefing papers, presentations, or publishing software).
- Creativity and the ability to generate new ideas and methods to help accomplish program goals
- Experience with graphic design and social media
- Experience in rangelands, forestry, or natural resources or collaborating with ranchers, natural resource managers, Native Alaskans, Tribal Nations, Indigenous peoples, forest landowners, state agencies, or other relevant groups
- Advanced computer skills, especially in Microsoft Office applications
How to Apply?
A complete application package consists of:
- An application
- Transcript(s) – For this opportunity, an unofficial transcript or copy of the student academic records printed by the applicant or academic advisors from internal institution systems may be submitted. Click Here for detailed information about acceptable transcripts.
- A current resume/CV
- Two educational or professional recommendations. Applications need at least one recommendation submitted to be viewed by the mentor.
All documents must be in English or include an official English translation.
The participant will receive a monthly stipend commensurate with their educational level and experience. The current stipend for this opportunity is $60,416 – $73,098 per year, depending on experience. A health insurance allowance, as well as a travel/training allowance, will also be provided.
The deadline for the online submission of the application and supporting documents is September 30, 2022.