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The Opportunity The Federation of American Scientists is searching for a Director of People and Culture to manage the workforce planning, talent management, performance management, employee relations, staff engagement, professional development, and retention programs. Reporting to the CFO, the ideal candidate will have experience in day-to-day HR activities, benefits and payroll…

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The Opportunity The Federation of American Scientists is searching for a Manager, People and Culture to join our People and Culture team and support the development and implementation of HR strategies that align with our organizational goals. Reporting to the Director of People and Culture, the ideal candidate will have experience in all aspects of human resources practices and processes…
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The Opportunity The Federation of American Scientists (FAS) is currently in search of a dynamic and detail-oriented Budgets and Contracts Associate to join our esteemed finance team. In this role, the chosen candidate will play a crucial part in the process of budget preparation, subcontracting, and subgranting. As a Budgets and Contracts Associate, you will work closely and collaboratively…
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The Opportunity The Federation of American Scientists (FAS) seeks a Senior Policy Associate to support its growing Education and Workforce policy portfolio. The team is seeking a professional to help support and manage its education policy work primarily focused on expanding the funding and capacity for education research & development (R&D), STEM education, and workforce pathways in the U.S…
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The Opportunity The Federation of American Scientists (FAS) is seeking an inaugural Director of Day One & Product Innovation to spearhead FAS’s product strategy and oversee The Day One Project. Through a suite of policy entrepreneurship tools, FAS and The Day One Project seeks to drive policy change by crowdsourcing actionable policy solutions, curating diverse subject matter experts across…
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The Opportunity The Federation of American Scientists (FAS) is seeking an experienced professional to help lead our dynamic and growing clean energy portfolio. Since 2020, FAS has supported the advancement of climate and clean energy policy. We work hand in hand with policymakers from across the federal government to develop and support policies and programs aimed at accelerating a clean energy…
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The Opportunity The Federation of American Scientists (FAS) is seeking a full-time Senior Talent Acquisition Associate to lead the talent sourcing and recruitment process for the Policy Fellowship Programs. This role plays a crucial part in strengthening FAS’s policy fellowships by identifying, attracting, and hiring top talent in the related field. The ideal candidate must be proactive…
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The Opportunity The Federation of American Scientists (FAS) seeks a Artificial Intelligence (AI) Policy Specialist to play a transformative role in shaping the direction of AI policy across the federal government. As AI technology continues to evolve and expand, the reach and impact of its execution spans to every sector, from national security and defense to social justice, health…
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The Opportunity The Federation of American Scientists (FAS) seeks a Policy Associate to support the Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Emerging Technologies initiative under the guidance of the AI Policy Specialist. The ideal candidate should have an entrepreneurial mindset to continue the advancement of AI and emerging technologies in the policy domain and should have knowledge on the…
The Opportunity The Federation of American Scientists (FAS) is seeking a part-time fellow to support its research and policy development for the advancement of evidence-based innovations at the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). FAS is undertaking a series of activities aimed at identifying policy opportunities to scale up successful global development…
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The Opportunity The Federation of American Scientists (FAS) is seeking a Grants & Development Associate to lead day to day donor and grant management processes. In this role, the Associate will take ownership of building out policies and procedures around grant management, help to prepare funder-related reports, and maintain comprehensive data records related to grants and donations. The…
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The Opportunity This exciting new position at the Federation of American Scientists (FAS) will serve as an integral part of a dynamic team responsible for developing and maintaining ongoing partnerships with institutional funders and donors. The Manager, Grants and Development will forge new relationships to build support for FAS’ core programming and work collaboratively with program staff to…
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The Opportunity The Federation of American Scientists is seeking a Policy Fellowships Program Manager to join the Talent Hub team. The Talent Hub team leads an cross-organization effort to connect science and technology professionals to opportunities to serve throughout government and public policy nonprofits. This role is critical to ensure streamlined operations across our expanding…