Applicants will be evaluated based on the following:
- Scientific/technical background and professional accomplishments—weighted in consideration of the applicant’s career stage.
- Communication skills—to scientific and nonscientific audiences—including writing ability, community involvement and outreach activities.
- Demonstrated public policy interest, such as through participation in policy or advocacy activities; service to professional societies and/or the broader scientific community; and student government or other campus involvement (if applicable).
- Fellowship skills and abilities, including (but not limited to): capacity to work quickly, flexibly and cooperatively; experience working with individuals with diverse viewpoints; ability to work in a public environment; and strong interpersonal skills.
Application details will be available in late August.
The Fellow will have a one-year appointment beginning September 1. The Fellowship stipend will be $75,000, plus additional funds for health insurance, travel and relocation expenses to the Washington, D.C., area.
For additional information contact:
Mary F. Samsa
TMS Foundation and Public Affairs Manager
The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society