Posts tagged Career Options: K-12 Teaching/Outreach

Job Opportunity: Community Manager, Genspace, Brooklyn, NY

Angela Zito
November 15, 2017

Genspace is searching for a Community Manager to develop our relationships with the public, partners, and our community. This role requires the administration of day-to-day aspects of Genspace including, but not limited to, scheduling, coordinating, and running events, classes, workshops and programs. The Community Manager will work closely with the Executive Director and staff to develop Genspace’s public relations, support our growing community on social media, and create engaging content that reflects our mission to make biotechnology accessible to a wider audience. 

Job Opportunity: Director of Science Education, Genspace, Brooklyn, NY

Angela Zito
November 15, 2017

Genspace is searching for a Director of Science Education to teach biotechnology classes and build curricula for our cohort of high school, university, and adult students. We offer hands-on workshops, courses, and project support in the life sciences in areas such as molecular, cellular, and synthetic biology at our lab facility in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. ‪The Director of Science Education will work closely with Genspace’s Executive Director and program staff.

Yale Ciencia Academy Application Deadline Extended to November 17

Angela Zito
November 8, 2017
Posted in Announcements

The Yale Ciencia Academy is a FREE year-long (January - December) program to provide graduate students with opportunities for mentoring, peer support and networking; to develop skills important for career advancement; and to contribute to their communities through science outreach.

Job Opportunity: Education Outreach & Communications Manager, The University of Chicago

Angela Zito
October 26, 2017

The Education Outreach & Communications Manager for Special Programs will provide essential curriculum and logistical support to both the myCHOICE program and the University of Chicago Comprehensive Cancer Center, overseeing three innovative career preparedness programs: myCHOICE, Chicago EYES, and researcHStart. 

Job Opportunity: Director – Center for STEM Education and Outreach, James Madison University

Angela Zito
October 20, 2017

James Madison University is seeking a Director for its Center for STEM Education and Outreach. The Center, founded in 2008 is transitioning from part-time leadership to a full-time director in order to bolster high-quality science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education for all K-16 students. 

Job Opportunity: American Society for Microbiology Headquarter Fellow, Washington DC

Angela Zito
October 9, 2017

The American Society for Microbiology (ASM) and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) are partnering to support their upcoming Outbreak! exhibit, which is focused on zoonotic viral diseases and will open in May 2018 to commemorate the 1918 flu pandemic. The core of our partnership will be an ASM Fellow who is detailed to NMNH to develop programming supporting the exhibit (film screenings, game nights, activities within the exhibit, etc.): ASM Public Outreach Fellowship. We are looking for someone with expertise in infectious diseases/virology/zoonoses, as well as experience engaging the public. This is a 12-month,paid position with benefits, and is the perfect stepping stone for someone looking to break into the world of science outreach. 

Science Outreach Specialist, Universities Space Research Association, Moffett Field, CA

Angela Zito
October 6, 2017

USRA is hiring a Science Outreach Specialist to implement science outreach activities designed to increase and enhance the scientific engagement and output of the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA). This includes developing workshops, presentations, events, newsletters and web-based materials that are uniquely suited to the needs of the astronomical science community. This position is based at NASA AMES Research Center Moffett Field, CA Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

ASPIRE Internship: Adventure Science Center TWISTER Intern

Angela Zito
September 29, 2017
Posted in Announcements

TWISTER Internship 2017: The Adventure Science Center (ASC) is an independent, not-for-profit educational institution that ignites curiosity and inspires the lifelong discovery of science. TWISTER (Tennessee Women in Science, Technology, Engineering & Research) is a daylong professional conference for high school girls, presented by women working in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Research) professions. Adventure Science Center’s Education Department seeks an intern to assist with planning and coordinating the TWISTER 2018 conference event. The TWISTER Intern will sit on the TWISTER planning committee and play an integral role in presenter and volunteer acquisition, session planning, and data analysis.

Job Opportunity: District Partnership Manager, Mystery Science, San Francisco CA

Angela Zito
September 14, 2017

District Partnership Manager We’re looking for a District Partnership Manager who can help school districts get started with Mystery Science. We want to make it as easy as possible for our district partners to get started with Mystery Science and to feel supported as their teachers teach our curriculum. Your job will be to support existing and new districts as they use Mystery Science. We’re located in the heart of San Francisco and this position is based in our headquarters.

Job Opportunity: Postdoctoral Positions with The Center for Advancing STEM Teaching, Learning & Evaluation (CASTLE) at the Rochester Institute of Technology

Angela Zito
August 25, 2017

The Center for Advancing STEM Teaching, Learning & Evaluation (CASTLE) at the Rochester Institute of Technology seeks two post-docs in the areas of physics, biology or chemistry education to join an HHMI-funded project focusing on fostering a culture of inclusivity and equity in the natural sciences.

Job Opportunity: Deputy Director- Academic Coordinator II– Biology Scholars Program, Berkeley, CA

Angela Zito
August 3, 2017

The Biology Scholars Program (BSP) on the UC Berkeley Campus is hiring a Deputy Director (Academic Coordinator). This is a 100% full-time, two- year position which begins September 11, 2017 and may be renewable annually based on satisfactory performance and availability of funding. 

MEGAMicrobe Event Volunteers Needed

Kate Stuart
July 19, 2017
Posted in Announcements

Interested in outreach? Volunteers and booth presenters are needed for VI4’s MEGAMicrobe event Oct 28th. This event will showcase microbes and microbe research to kids (6-14) and adults from the Nashville community. For more information, see www.vumc.org/viiii/outreach or contact edward.j.van.opstal@vanderbilt.edu. There will be an information meeting Thursday, Aug 3rd at 2:00 in MRBIII 1220.

Scientist in the Classroom positions available for the 2017-2018 school year

Angela Zito
May 2, 2017
Posted in Announcements

The Scientist in the Classroom Partnership Program, previously the National Science Foundation GK-12 Graduate Teaching Fellows Program, began serving Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools in January 2000. Currently, the Scientist in the Classroom Partnership (SCP) Program is a collaboration between five educational institutions of higher learning, in the greater Nashville area.

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