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Social Behavioral Economic(SBE) Anal. Silver Spring, MD

Posted on June 27, 2018

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The social, behavioral, economic (SBE) analyst will provide SBE scientific and programmatic support to the Social Science Portfolio Manager and to the OWAQ Director and coordinate closely with NOAA social science colleagues to integrate SBE research and application to advance NOAA’s mission and goals as it relates to weather. 


  • Assist and support OWAQ’s social science research portfolio, using standard project management practices
  • Assist with coordinating meetings associated with the social science research program.
  • Support subject matter experts in social and behavioral science research as it relates to the communication of weather information to the public and the use of that information by the public.
  • Assist in planning activities with NOAA line offices and other federal agencies related to current and future social and behavioral science research activities associated with improvements in high-impact weather forecasts and warnings.
  • Assist with the development of briefing materials on social and behavioral science and weather research to communicate goals, plans, and progress to agency representatives, leadership, and the broader community.
  • Provide project management level oversight and scientific guidance in planning and tracking related service, product and system improvements from concept to delivery and from research to operations.
  • Communicate task status and schedule changes promptly and produce monthly status reports and highlighting task completion schedules, work schedule variations (if any), other milestones and work product deliveries.


  • A minimum of a MA/MS degree in a social, behavioral, or economic science, or related field is required.
  • PhD preferred
  • Experience in meteorology, or related natural hazard application, with project management, SBE research experience, and knowledge of research to application efforts is needed to support the Office of Weather and Air Quality Social Science Research Portfolio

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