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Open Civic Science Fellow Positions, 2021–23 Cohort

June 17, 2021

We are excited to be in the process of announcing positions in the next cohort of Civic Science Fellows, which will launch in September 2021. As positions in the 2021–23 Civic Science Fellows cohort are posted, they will be added to this page while open for applications.

Science Philanthropy Alliance

The Science Philanthropy Alliance works to increase philanthropic support for science research, providing advising services and learning opportunities to help their members expand the world’s knowledge through science. The Civic Science Fellow will explore the following guiding questions, responding to them in the form of blog posts, case studies, articles, and more: How can philanthropy help build a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive research enterprise? What lessons can be learned from past efforts? 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.

Standing Committee on Advancing Science Communication, National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) / University of Wisconsin-Madison

The University of Wisconsin-Madison seeks a National Academies Civic Science Fellow to work with the NASEM’s Standing Committee on Advancing Science Communication to co-design two projects. First, the Fellow will co-design a project to build on the work of the Standing Committee to engage in the growing community of practice around collaborative engagement with communities around science. Second, the Fellow will prepare 3-5 syntheses of the research on timely topics in science communication for practitioner audiences both within and outside of the National Academies, sharing the results through presentations, meetings, the production of digital resources, and more. Read the full description.