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Job Description & Duties
The primary responsibility of the Research Scholar is to lead scientific and/or policy and legal research as part of the programmatic work for key COS initiatives.

Tasks include:
· Lead scientific and policy research that underpins key COS initiatives
· Build COS’s current projects and help develop new projects with guidance from COS’s Deputy Director and Co-Directors and in collaboration with partners from collaborating institutions
· Work with COS colleagues and collaborators to build a robust research and publication record and agenda
· Engage with COS staff, project faculty, researchers and collaborators to develop compelling and successful funding proposals
· Develop communications and education and training strategies to produce tangible change to the coast and ocean
· Serve as a vital link between and among COS’ researchers and collaborators and decisionmakers from the public, private and NGO sectors, to ensure that research and project development are designed and carried out to meet actual decisionmaker needs and actually translate into implementation and impact in the water
· Mentor COS Early Career Fellows (recent PhD, MBA, or JD recipients), Research Analysts (MS recipients) and Research Assistants working on COS projects

Hours, Location, and Compensation
This is a full-time, two-year appointment that will be renewed biennially based on performance. The Research Scholar will be based at either our Palo Alto office at Stanford University or our Monterey office at Hopkins Marine Station. The salary and benefits are competitive within the field and are based on candidate experience.

To Apply: To be considered, interested candidates will provide a cover letter, resume, and contact information for references.
Deadline: Applications will be reviewed beginning on January 6th. The position will remain open until filled.
A background check will be required for all final candidates.

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford welcomes applications from all who would bring additional dimensions to the University's research mission.

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