A science adviser is responsible for providing the leadership of their organization with information on technical and scientific issues. The organizations they work for have science as an important and central function to their operations and success.
A science adviser should gather information by conducting research and observation in the field. They provide organizational leadership with information that helps shape research and development policies as well as assist organizational leadership in making decisions that are based on sound science. Science advisers are also responsible for preparing detailed reports regarding procedural recommendations.
Masters is required but PhD is recommended