American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB)
Location: Rockville, Maryland
Type: Full Time
Preferred Education: 4 Year Degree
Development and Foundation
Education and Training
The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) is an international nonprofit scientific and educational organization. With over 10,000 members, made up of students, researchers, educators, and industry professionals, the ASBMB is one of the largest molecular life science societies in the world.
Primary Function: The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology is seeking a Professional Development Coordinator to expand our efforts in supporting career and professional development of molecular life scientists at every step of their career, with specific emphasis on coordinating programs targeted at graduate students, postdoctoral scientists, and early-career investigators.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
The Professional Development Coordinator will be responsible for the following:
Coordinate professional development webinars and workshops for ASBMB MOSAIC scholars
Facilitate monthly meetings between MOSAIC scholars and their assigned coaches
Coordinate logistics of the IMAGE grant writing workshop
In collaboration with department director, plan and implement career development programming at the ASBMB annual meeting
Assist the Education and Professional Development Committee with planning of relevant thematic sessions at the ASBMB annual meeting
Serve as liaison to the graduate and postdoctoral subcommittee of the Education and Professional Development Committee
Serve as the ASBMB liaison to the pd|hub Scientific Societies Working Group
Develop content related to the department’s programs for the Society’s website, member magazine, and marketing efforts
Attend events as assigned by the department director (minimal travel)
Other duties as assigned
Positions may be reassigned, and responsibilities may be modified or changed at any time to fulfill organizational requirements.
SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor’s degree in life sciences preferred
Prior experience at a non-profit scientific or higher education organization preferred
Proficiency with MS Office and online meeting and webinar platforms
Familiarity with social media platforms a plus
Excellent organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple competing priorities
Strong oral and written communication skills
Ability to be flexible and work creatively as part of a team or autonomously
This is a full-time, non-exempt position. ASBMB offers exceptional benefits including professional development opportunities, 403-B retirement, medical, dental and vision insurance, life insurance, short- and long-term disability, and free parking are offered.
This position is located in Rockville, Maryland and in walking distance to Metro and on major bus lines.
ASBMB is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
About American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB)
Our organization is a member of FASEB. FASEB is made up of 30 scientific member societies, representing more than 130,000 researchers from around the world. Our members are scientific societies that share a common vision for the advancement of research and education in biological and biomedical sciences.