Senior Program Associate
American Association for the Advancement of Science - Washington, DC

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The American Association for the Advancement of Science seeks a Senior Program Associate to work within the AAAS Dialogue on Science, Ethics, and Religion Program. The position involves an exciting new project geared to promote positive understanding between the scientific and religious communities, particularly evangelical Christianity.

This position is anticipated to extend for a period of one year with the potential for renewal.

Major duties and responsibilities:
Manages the project Advisory Committee

Works with contractors and partners including evangelical organizations and prominent scientists

Consults on public survey research related to project goals

Writes and edits project-related materials

Creates and maintains online resources

Manages project finances

Represents and speaks on behalf of the project and supervises project interns

Minimum requirements:
Extensive university or college level training leading to a Bachelor’s degree in the biological or physical sciences; Master’s degree or PhD preferred

Experience or familiarity with evangelical Christianity

Sincere interest in the science and religion dialogue

Strong technology skills in contemporary software packages, particularly in Microsoft Office

Ability to travel at least twice annually

Public Speaking experience; experience organizing public events

Experience with web design software and social media programs

Coursework in theology or religious studies preferred Strong research skills and financial management abilities preferred