Science Job Description

Science Job Description

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Science provides direct, hands-on support to teachers and school leaders to ensure effective instruction within science, consistent with district vision, policies, and goals and in alignment with applicable state and national standards.

Science Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Provide written reports and related documentation to support the exploration and understanding of biomedical research fields by Foundation staff and Trustees
Identify prospective grantees and, following discussion with Foundation staff and preview by trustees, solicit appropriate proposals
Prepare background materials relating to formal consideration of proposals
Reading highly technical scientific manuscripts and understanding the specifics of the research and its general context
Interviewing scientists to grasp more thoroughly the aims of the research, its context, and what sets it apart from other research efforts around the world
Producing compelling and accurate copy that conveys clearly and succinctly the flavor of DOE’s science research projects
Synthesizing disparate and sometimes discordant sources of information to produce cohesive articles agreed upon as accurate by PNNL scientists
Working with colleagues in the EBSD to help customize their copy for multiple audiences
Repurposing previously written science articles into a new web format and context, or other outreach materials
Curating and/or creating original content consistent with social media strategy and best practices

Science Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Education for Science

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the science job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and University Degree in Education, Technology, Health Professions, Health Science, Science, Graduate, Teaching, Writing, Chemistry, Department of Education

Skills for Science

Desired skills for science include:

Scientific theory
Science principals to problem solve work
Curriculum and instruction
Laws
District policies on immunization
Emergencies and child abuse/neglect
First aid
Medication
Effective classroom management techniques
Regulations and guidelines affecting teachers and students

Desired experience for science includes:

After initial orientation to the role, the ongoing aspects of the position require travel to conferences for knowledge-building, site visits to key organizations ongoing communications with organizations to build a pipeline of funding ideas
The Foundations’ offices are headquartered in Salem, NH, approximately 35 minute drive north of Boston
Tertiary qualification in of Biology, Chemistry and/or Physics
Creating simple graphics to accompany social media posts, using Canva or similar platforms
Executing assignments for Facebook Live or other streamed content for social media
Ability to interpret social media analytics and make recommendations based upon them

Science Examples

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Science Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of science. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for science
  • Provide logistical oversight for overall Lab visits, including meeting and welcoming groups, organizing each group into breakout groups for activities that are facilitated by Lab scientist volunteers, and ensuring that each group is successfully transported off the site
  • Conduct a liquid nitrogen demonstration as part of the program to enhance the learning and experience of 5th grade students
  • Communicate any material needs or address issues that may have arisen during the program
  • Recruit and promote participation of staff scientists and resources at Berkeley Lab for science education outreach programs
  • On occasion, participate as a facilitator for other K-12 programs or events
  • Developing and updating course materials and curriculum in conjunction with the mathematics and business faculty, advisory committee representatives, general education faculty and technical program faculty will be an essential job function
  • Additional writing duties may include assisting with the LSI’s annual magazine, web content upkeep, and support for marketing and development efforts
  • Establish partnerships with trusted biopharmaceutical experts to obtain news, information, and bioprocessing insight
  • Evaluate and edit press releases for news value
  • Represent brands at trade shows and industry events
Qualifications for science
  • Ability to work collaboratively with staff and other Lab employees
  • Basic knowledge of office software (MS Word, Excel, Google applications) with ability to prepare correspondence and keep accurate records
  • Recent experience as a high school science Instructional Coach, Department Chair, or comparable senior instructional position in the United States
  • Bachelor's degree in technical/scientific related field
  • MS or PhD in Statistics or other related field with high statistical content
  • Ability to defend statistical methods or development strategy under senior level cross functional peer review
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Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of science. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for science
  • Attend onsite and online press conferences and presentations
  • Serve as moderator for webcasts and conference sessions
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in journalism, communication, biology, or science
  • 3+ years of progressive experience in a similar role
  • Demonstrated knowledge of biological sciences and processes
  • A portfolio of published/posted content on biopharmaceutical, life science, or health-related topics (preferably for B-to-B communications)
  • Proficiency in Mac, Microsoft Word, InCopy, and Dreamweaver a plus
  • Cultivate relationships with faculty members
  • Work with the PR and communications teams to identify and/or generate news releases about new studies, grants, and other research news for appropriate general and trade media
  • Working with Product Management and Marketing, analyze competition and market trends and incorporate findings into program
Qualifications for science
  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field of study
  • A minimum of 5 years of science teaching experience
  • Excellent technology skills (PowerPoint, Excel, Google Docs)
  • This position will require a Chicago residency within six months of accepting this position
  • Familiarity with horticultural or agronomic crop production and maintenance
  • Ability and willingness to work outdoors, sometimes during unpleasantly warm weather
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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of science. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for science
  • Interprets complex information and ensures that communications are clear and accurate
  • Conducts interviews with BCM faculty, research staff and administration to identify science/biomedical research based story topics and assesses the potential for translation to the general public
  • Translates scientific findings into understandable concepts for the nonscientific community
  • Maintains relationships with faculty and staff and serves as a college resource regarding scientific publications and embargo dates
  • Collaborates with media team counterparts at other TMC institutions on science/biomedical related communication projects
  • Identifies and researches story topics
  • Interviews individuals for stories, such as BCM faculty, investigators, students, administration, and alumni
  • Writes stories in a variety of formats, including AP news style, consumer-oriented web, newsletter, and magazine
  • Reviews, submits for approval, and revises written material to meet the standards of the organization
  • Translates complex scientific concepts, written or oral, within a variety of fields into prose appropriate to the level of understanding of the target audience
Qualifications for science
  • At least one semester (equivalent) of related work experience
  • Master’s degree in an appropriate discipline from an accredited college or university
  • Highly organized and able to juggle short- and long-term projects and deadlines, respond to emergent needs
  • Experience in information management and comfort with spreadsheets, customer relationship management software programs
  • Advanced computer skills related to word processing, table/figure creation, literature searches
  • Master’s Degree in field of science - PhD or equivalent preferred
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Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of science. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for science
  • Develops news and feature articles for campus publications, websites, and newsletters
  • Guides Department Chairs, Program Directors, and other decision makers on effective communications and potential relevance of content for external public relations interest
  • Serves as the project manager, writer, and editor for alumni and internal college newsletters, brochures, mailers, advertising e-newsletters, web content, social media channels, press releases and annual reports
  • Develops and maintains production schedules for press releases, fact sheets, or magazine/newspaper articles for print or electronic uses
  • Meets with supervisor to discuss themes and objectives for an assignment, the target audience, and desired outcomes to ensure that the assignment meets the communication goals of the institute/school
  • Assists in gathering and verifying factual information related to development efforts on behalf of the school/institute and provides management with materials for their use in philanthropic support or marketing
  • Proofreads and edits material submitted by other authors, as needed, to enhance style and readability appropriate to the target audience
  • Oversees content for the website
  • Works with internal and external stakeholders to direct the development, content, and design of communication for the College's website and programs
  • Support the TA Biostatistics Head with respect to development of TA specific analysis methodologies and evaluation/implementation of TA specific regulatory guidance
Qualifications for science
  • Minimum of two professional letters of reference
  • Able to handle concurrent responsibilities and projects and thrive in an environment of rapid change, minimal structure, and high expectations
  • Minimum earned Master’s Degree in a field related to Science with content knowledge in geology and/or astronomy
  • Minimum of 3 years of work experience in field related to Science with content knowledge in geology and/or astronomy
  • 5 years of experience in airborne geophysical data acquisition
  • Experience collecting geophysical data on munitions response sites
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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a science. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for science
  • Demonstrate a high degree of knowledge regarding their product(s) and TA including knowledge of the underlying disease(s) and potential mechanism(s) of action, current and past data from other drugs for the disease(s), scientific literature reporting mechanistic or clinical trial results and issues related to submission history of related products
  • Influence the broader organization with respect to innovation in clinical study design
  • Provide statistical guidance/oversight to Science Associate Directors or study-level statisticians
  • Conceives, proposes, plans and researches ideas for original stories and program segments
  • Develops news sources and keeps associated files
  • Works with a minimum of supervision, even in complicated situations
  • Courses within the Science discipline
  • Pitch, write, and produce daily stories, photo essays, video captions—plus occasional enterprise pieces—on science news, with a focus on astronomy, paleontology, archaeology, technology, genetics, and human behavior
  • Closely track performance of content to constantly refine sense of what’s working and what’s not and what we should be experimenting with, from story selection to framing to presentation
  • Drive internal and external projects aimed at optimizing chemical processes to achieve material goals for performance and durability
Qualifications for science
  • Experience collecting accurately-positioned data is preferred
  • Training in helicopter flight principles and/or piloting is preferred
  • A working understanding of geophysics, and the ability to solve practical problems encountered during acquisition of geophysical data
  • Minimum of two years of recent experience in collection management, reference, or instruction in an academic, research, or public library or comparable setting
  • Understanding of the academic library’s role in teaching, learning, and research AND of current and emerging trends and issues related to scholarly communication, open access, open educational resources, information and data literacy, research data management, impact metrics, and digital scholarship
  • Understanding of the professional literature, research and data life cycles, and research trends/methodologies/processes within specific disciplines

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