Temporary Risk Science-and-Society Communicator and Connector
TemporaryEssential Job Duties:
This position aims to assist in the conduction of a grant funded by the Society for Risk Analysis (SRA) to grow and promote the field of risk science in the Research Triangle Park (RTP) area of North Carolina. Project goals will be accomplished through conducting a series of strategic activities that leverage existing risk-based, multi-stakeholder collaborations in the RTP area along with the team’s professional networks and connections with international scholars in risk science. Highly motivated candidates who can work both independently and with diverse research teams are sought to assist in the conduction of grant activities related to enhancing and strengthening the field of risk science. Day-to-day duties of the position include: 1) assisting with the development and conduction of efforts to grow the regional organization of SRA, 2) assisting with communication efforts with local members of SRA, 3) assisting with development of upcoming virtual events and meeting with local SRA members, and 4) engaging and communicating with new members in
the RTP area.
The Department of Applied Ecology at NC State is strongly committed to enhancing our
diversity, inclusion, and equity practices. Women and individuals from historically
underrepresented groups and backgrounds are particularly encouraged to apply.
NoJob City & State:
Applied EcologyClassification Title:
Crop and Soil SciencesWorking Title:
Temporary Risk Science-and-Society Communicator and ConnectorWork Schedule:
3-4/hrs per weekOther Work/Responsibilities:
-B.S. in natural sciences, social sciences, communications, and/or risk sciences with interest in communicating and engaging diverse stakeholder groups.Department Required Skills:
-Must be able to assist development and conduction of efforts to grow the regional organization of SRA
-Must be able to assist in the communication efforts with local members of SRA
-Must be able to assist in the development of upcoming virtual events and meeting with local SRA members
-Must be able to assist in engagement and communication with new members in the RTP area
-Must also be able to work independently and across diverse teams
-Possess demonstrated experience in diverse fields of risk science and have worked across interdisciplinary teamsRequired License or Certification:
n/aValid NC Driver's License required?:
NoCommercial Driver's License Required?:
NoAnticipated Hiring Range:
$12-$15/hrJob Open Date:
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