Join us to help make scholarly communication in the life sciences more open and efficient by catalyzing cultural change around the use of preprints!
We’re a young 501(c)(3) nonprofit that got its start in start in 2015 as an informal group of researchers who organized a meeting to discuss supporting the use of preprints in the life sciences. Since that time, we have advocated for policy changes, stimulated community organization, organized discussions around best practices, and expanded our focus to other areas such as transparency and innovation in peer review.
The Associate Director will 1) manage and grow the community of ASAPbio ambassadors, 2) create resources to enable advocacy for preprints, 3) drive discussions on best practices, and 4) assist with general operations of ASAPbio.
PhD in biology or a related field; a passion for open science & preprints; strong communication skills; experience in advocacy, outreach, event organization, and/or community management
Hours, location, and start date
This is a full time position. Executive Director Jessica Polka is located in Cambridge, MA, so the Boston area is preferred. Expected start date is 2018-09-01.
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