Posts tagged Career Options: K-12 Teaching/Outreach

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 or contact 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.

Volunteers needed for The Destination Imagination State Tournament

Ashley Brady
March 15, 2017
Posted in Announcements

Destination Imagination (DI) (  is a creative problem solving program designed to inspire the global community of learners to utilize diverse approaches in applying 21st century skills and creativity. K-12 students form teams and compete in various themed challenges.  Challenges are in the fields of STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics), fine arts and service learning.   

Education Coordinator - American Society of Plant Biologists

Kim Petrie
January 24, 2017

The American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB), a not-for-profit, member-based professional society of plant scientists located in Rockville, Maryland, is seeking well-qualified applicants to fill its part-time (30hrs. per week) Education Coordinator position.

Worcester Polytechnic Institute - STEM Education Center, Exec Dir position

Kim Petrie
January 3, 2017

The STEM Education Center at Worcester Polytechnic Institute is seeking candidates for the Executive Director position. The STEM Education Center supports WPI faculty with their BI efforts, is home to the Central MA STEM Network, oversees teacher professional development programs and the undergraduate teacher prep program. This is a full time, staff position that requires a Ph.D., 5+ years of experience in STEM Education, and math, science and engineering content knowledge.

STEM Conference for Girls in 9th to 12th Grade

Kate Stuart
December 15, 2016
Posted in Announcements

TWISTER (Tennessee Women in Science, Technology, Engineering & Research) is a daylong professional conference for high school girls, presented by women working in Science, Technology, Engineering, Research, and Mathematics – related professions. TWISTER is seeking female role models currently working in a STEM-related field who would like the opportunity to positively impact high school girls interested in pursuing STEM higher education and careers. Presenters are asked to prepare and present a 55-minute session for 20-25 participants that includes details about their careers, educational pathways, and a hands-on activity relevant to their career or session topic.

ASPIRE Module: STEM Teaching in K-12 Schools, Spring 2017

Kate Stuart
December 14, 2016

Each participant will have the opportunity to experience the K-12 classroom through a volunteer placement in a middle or high school setting. The placements will be tailored to each participant and will range from one class period to a full day, depending on participant availability. The placement will ideally be scheduled during the last week of the module, but this will depend on participant and classroom availability. Placements will be finalized with participant approval.

Teacher Job Fair for Metro Nashville Public Schools

Kate Stuart
November 18, 2016
Posted in Announcements

Metro Nashville Public Schools is having a Teacher Job Fair on December 6th at The Martin Center for Professional Development. Location: 2400 Fairfax Avenue, Nashville, TN Tuesday, December 6 Time: 4:oo-5:00pm for Elementary Teachers & 5:30-6:30pm for Middle & High School Teachers Take copies of your resume! Please see attached flyer for more information.