Seven Civic Science Fellows Positions
Announcement from the Rita Allen Foundation: Open for Applications The Science Philanthropy Alliance Civic Science Fellow will explore how philanthropy can help build a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive research enterprise, and what opportunities lie ahead for philanthropists as a growing number recognize the influence of systemic racism and discrimination on their work. Read the full description. The Civic Science Fellow with the Standing Committee on Advancing Science Communication at the National Academies of,Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) will co-design projects building on work to engage in the growing community of practice around collaborative engagement with communities around science, as well as synthesizing research on timely topics in science communication for practitioner audiences. Read the full description. The ScienceCounts Civic Science Fellow for Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Public Engagement will help design, implement, and evaluate an engagement program focusing on an underrepresented or marginalized community. Read the full description. The Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics invites applications for a Civic Science Fellow to focus on ethics, science, and society, including seeking a pathway to responsible creation and use of neural organoids that accounts for and incorporates public perception, as well as the ethical and policy implications of the technology. Read the full description. The Barbara Gill Civic Science Fellow will focus on public engagement in the ethics of emerging research and development in neuroscience, working with collaborators at the National Informal STEM Education Network (NISE Network) and the Center for Innovation in Informal STEM Learning (CIISL) to develop pilot engagement, directions for the future, and pathways to policymaker engagement. Read the full description. The Open Environmental Data Project Civic Science Fellow will focus on the open data and governance ecosystem, working collaboratively to identify and articulate new strategies for data usability, governance, and inclusiveness in practice. Read the full description. The SNF Agora Institute at Johns Hopkins University and research4impact seek a Civic Science Fellow to map how universities support and carry-out policy engagement activities, connecting with political leaders, advocates, NGOs, community leaders, and others to systemically take stock of engagement activities, how well they serve diverse stakeholders, and more. Read the full description.
Please see the Civic Science Fellows website for all open positions.