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Research Associate I (step 4)

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Department: Earth System Science Center
Work type: staff hourly on-call non-exempt
Location: Huntsville, AL
Categories: Research - Other

Purpose of the Position:

The Research Associate I will support the IMPACT Project Office at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC). NASA's IMPACT Project Office monitors trends and progressions across the informatics, data science, and information technology communities in order to inform strategy and develop effective solutions for Earth science data management and dissemination. Additionally, the IMPACT Project Office provides a broad user perspective as to how NASA Earth science data and information are represented and communicated. The IMPACT project fosters cross-community collaborations in order to improve all phases of the Earth science data life cycle, including processes, policies, engineering, and information communication.

Duties / Responsibilities
• Review/ create scientific and technical materials for clarity and quality.
• Maintain reporting pipeline of IMPACT accomplishments.
• Use of technical writing and editing skills to support and contribute to IMPACT reporting requirements.
• Support communications efforts with data providers as needed.

Minimum Requirements:

• Bachelor's degree in Science or Engineering
• 9-12 months of full-time verifiable work experience
• Extensive experience in communicating research to stakeholders
• Proven record of working in Earth System Science projects with excellent technical writing skills
• Knowledge of LaTeX, XML, HTML, and Microsoft Office Suite
• Document content design in a collaborative setting
• Excellent written and oral communication skills

Desired Qualifications:

• Master’s degree in Science or Technical Communication is preferred

Published Salary (if available):

To be determined upon hire

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