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Research Assistant- Annapolis, MD

Organization: The National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center

Job Title: Research Assistant

Location: Annapolis MD

Hours and Compensation: unpaid

Application Deadline: before Dec 21 will gain preference

Posted on: Dec 1

Organization Overview:

The National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center
(<http://www.sesync.org/>www.SESYNC.org) located in Annapolis,
Maryland is a new think-tank type research center funded by the
National Science Foundation through the University of Maryland. SESYNC
is devoted to promoting interdisciplinary synthesis research on the
sustainability of coupled human-natural systems, and is seeking a
candidate to provide support for activities focused on the synthesis
of environmental and social science.

Description:

The successful candidate will work on a variety of activities, including:
* Support activities designed to identify center themes and working
with facilitators to support workshop and workgroups.
* Help manage the proposal review process, including monitoring
proposal submission and tracking/facilitating communications with
submitters and reviewers.
* Track materials relevant to the evaluation of synthesis activities.
* Work with SESYNC leadership to prepare written materials and presentations.
* Provide general research support to program activities and
activities by visiting scholars.

Qualifications/Skills:

A B.A./B.S. in biological and/or environmental science or policy is
required. The successful candidate must have an interest in
socio-environmental issues, possess excellent written and verbal
skills, and have strong organizational abilities. Proficiency with
desktop computers is essential and some experience with database use
is a plus. A professional demeanor and ability to work with a variety
of individuals from different disciplines in an office setting is a
must.

How to Apply:

Preference will be given to applications received by
December 31, 2011. Please email a CV and the names and email addresses
of three references to:<mailto:assessment.application@sesync.org>
evaluation.application@sesync.org. Salary based on experience.

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