Jobs

ARIS maintains a current listing of employment opportunities across the U.S. for the impact community.

For more information or to apply, please follow guidelines found in the institution's position link(s).
Most recent additions are at the top of the list below.

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Current Openings

STEM Outreach Director
Center for Integrative Natural Science and Mathematics at Northern Kentucky University; Highland Heights, KY

Northern Kentucky University's (NKU) Center for Integrative Natural Science and Mathematics (CINSAM) seeks a person for the position of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Outreach Director (OD). This OD will serve as an important representative of NKU in the community, designing and leading professional development for educators around the tri-state region and beyond. Successful candidates will be expected to demonstrate their work in confronting issues of equity in STEM education and present a vision for doing so in this position. They will need to be able to adapt to changing circumstances in the P-12 education landscape and the corresponding changes in educator needs. This is a twelve-month supervisory non-tenure track faculty position.

Northern Kentucky University embraces inclusiveness, equity, and global awareness in all dimensions of our work and seek excellence through diversity among our students, administrators, faculty, and staff. Application by members of diverse groups is encouraged.

Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in education or related field
  • At least 5 years of experience teaching science at elementary or middle grades levels
  • Record of offering effective STEM professional development to teachers at elementary and/or middle grades levels
  • Experience working with pre-service teachers
  • Demonstrated experience working effectively with diverse populations
  • Knowledge of and experience with equity-promoting pedagogies
  • Possession of Rank 1 or National Board Certification is a plus
  • Minimum Education: Master's degree preferred

More information.

Job type: Full-time

Posted: 4/13/2021 Deadline for applications: open until filled


CENI Associate Director of Broader Impacts
Virginia Tech

The Associate Director of Broader Impacts will administer center operations and initiatives including evaluation activities and faculty research support for the Center for Educational Networks and Impacts (CENI) within the Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology (ICAT). The focus of this position is to continuously strengthen the alignment of Center-related activities with the university’s land-grant mission of serving the citizens of the commonwealth and beyond through education and research that is diverse, equitable, and inclusive. This means evaluating, analyzing, and documenting connections among a wide range of stakeholders, including faculty, staff, students, community members, funding providers, and the preK-12 educational community including schools, museums, and other non-profit organizations. Given this wide variety of stakeholders, it is imperative that the Associate Director is a team player, able to work well with others. The successful candidate will support outreach and engagement through planning and implementation, evaluation, and dissemination of educational and research activities conducted by the Center and its partners.

Other specifics

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges, a school of medicine, a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School, and Honors College. The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Required qualifications:

  • Master's or PhD degree in a related field
  • Project management experience with a specialty in evaluation and assessment.
  • Experience conducting and reporting evaluation and assessment in educational research contexts.
  • Record of interpreting and applying knowledge of educational policy.
  • Supervisory experience with exceptional communication and collaboration skills.
  • Ability to engage with a wide range of constituents including sponsors, administrators, faculty, teachers, students, and parents in a positive and engaging manner.
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills, both independently and within a team environment.
  • Ability and willingness to work occasional weekends and evenings.
  • Demonstrated ability to meet firm deadlines.

See full job posting.

Job type: Full-time

Posted: 4/14/2021 Deadline for applications: 5/10/2021


Manager of Impact Initiatives
Association of Science and Technology Centers (ASTC), District of Columbia

The Association of Science and Technology Centers (ASTC) is a professional membership organization with a vision of increased understanding of -- and engagement with -- science and technology among all people and a mission to champion and support science and technology centers and museums.

ASTC is seeking a Manager of Impact Initiatives to provide project management support to various partnerships, pilots, and programs at the forefront of ASTC's work to help its members thrive in evolving market contexts; navigate future trends; serve their communities; and engage visitors as welcoming, inclusive, and culturally fluent organizations.

The ideal candidate will have a clear record of achievement in mission-driven organizations managing projects focused on the intersection of science, technology, public engagement, and equity. They will be driven by ASTC's mission, team culture, and strategic direction, and they will be inspired by the work ASTC members do in their communities every day.

This position is temporarily remote.

Required qualifications:

Desired experience (partial list):

  • Demonstrated capacity for effective project management, budget oversight, and program delivery
  • Strong writing skills and a proven ability to synthesize ideas and information across disciplines
  • Track record of developing, compiling, and sharing research and other tools that help leaders and practitioners understand complex issues and support their work to advance public engagement with science
Candidates for the role will benefit from (partial list):
  • Knowledge of the landscape of public engagement in science and experience in working with science-engagement organizations and leaders
  • Experience working within a membership association, professional society, or similar national, international, or regional organization

See full job posting.

Job type: Full-time

Posted: 4/13/2021 Deadline for applications: 5/4/2021


Public Engagement Programs Manager
American Physical Society; College Park, MD

We are hiring two program managers at the American Physical Society (APS) to work on Public Engagement initiatives. The public engagement program manager is primarily responsible for managing APS public engagement activities, including PhysicsQuest, social media platforms, and projects to support APS members who conduct public engagement and outreach. Please contact Renee Michelle Goertzen ([email protected]) if you have any questions, and see the links for more details. APS is a great place to work and to have a national impact.

See full job posting.

Job type: Full-time

Posted: 4/15/2021 Deadline for applications: 06/30/2021


Education and Outreach Program Manager, National Nanotechnology Coordinated Infrastructure (Stanford University)

The Education and Outreach Program Manager will work to develop, implement and administer educational and outreach programs in support of the NNCI Site. Many of the programs focus on research-level education and extend much beyond K-12 focus. The Education and Outreach Program Manager will work with the faculty, staff, students and external researchers to identify the set of knowledge and operating procedures that users must acquire to become proficient users of nanofabrication and nanocharacterization tools at the NNCI Site at Stanford and find or create appropriate videos, simulations, and other online resources. Other programs focus on technical notes, process recipes and workshops for teachers and other audiences. The Education and Outreach Program Manager should have a solid understanding and experience in a broad range of nanofabrication and nanocharacterization concepts and techniques, as well as proficiency in the use of educational technology. The Education and Outreach Program Manager reports to the NNCI Program Manager.

Required qualifications:

  • Advanced degree and five or more years of relevant experience in area of specialization or combination of relevant education, training, and/or experience. For jobs with financial responsibilities, experience managing a budget and developing financial plans. Experience developing program partnerships and funding sources.
  • Advanced oral, written, and analytical skills, exhibiting fluency in area of specialization.
  • Ability to oversee and direct staff.

See full job posting.

Job type: Full-time

Posted: 3/17/2021 Deadline for applications: 4/17/2021


Assistant Director of Training & Diversity
Stanford School of Medicine, Stanford, CA

The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs is seeking an Assistant Director of Training & Diversity with experience in curriculum development and commitment to develop resources that empower postdocs, especially from underrepresented groups.

This role is key to the development/implementation of our vision for the professional development of postdocs. They will develop curriculum, establish partnerships, and bring outside experts to support the strategic vision for postdoc training.

Duties:

  • Manage research programs, conduct research activity, communicate with stakeholders, assign resources and make improvement recommendations
  • Identify, recommend and implement research opportunity
  • Analyze data, create reports, review trends; formulate and evaluate alternative solutions to achieve program goals
  • Assist in teaching/administering courses. Develop curriculum and curriculum-rating survey
  • Write/edit complex content for proposals, research grants, publications, etc.
  • Contribute to/inform on strategic program/entity planning and funding
  • Advise students, mentor clients, coach staff
  • Develop outreach strategy for program communication, development, partnerships, fundraising

Required qualifications

Education and experience:

  • Bachelor's degree and three or more years of relevant experience or combination of education, training, and relevant experience. Advanced degree may be required for some programs. For jobs with financial responsibilities, experience managing a budget and developing financial plans.

Knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Ability to develop program partnerships and funding sources.
  • Excellent oral, written, and analytical skills, exhibiting fluency in area of specialization.
  • Ability to oversee and direct staff.
  • Basic knowledge of managing budgets and developing financial plans.

    * Other duties may be assigned.

Physical requirements *:

  • Constantly perform desk-based computer tasks.
  • Frequently stand/walk, sitting, grasp lightly/fine manipulation.
  • Occasionally use a telephone.
  • Rarely lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh 11-20 pounds.

    * Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.

Working conditions:

  • Occasional evening and weekend hours.

Work standards:

  • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
  • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
  • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide.

See full job posting.

Job type: Full-time

Posted: 3/9/2021 Deadline for applications: 5/31/2021


Recruitment & Engagement Programs Manager
Stanford School of Medicine, Stanford, CA

Office of Postdoctoral Affairs is seeking a Recruitment & Engagement Programs Manager with experience and commitment to develop and support communities and initiatives that empower postdocs, especially from underrepresented groups.

Successful candidates will have administrative/organizational acumen; knack for learning, understand stakeholder needs, develop best practices; openly engage in evaluation, feedback, and ideation to drive improvement.

Duties:

  • Implement, administer and evaluate daily unit activity, function/program by identifying and executing tasks/objectives, make recommendation impacting policy and program, assign resources to achieve program goals
  • Collect/analyze data, create reports, review/explain trends; formulate/evaluate alternative solutions/recommendations to achieve program goals/function
  • Analyze/interpret policy; develop, revise and implement procedure
  • Represent program as key contact and subject expert for department, unit or school. Commit resources and provide information/training. Represent program to stakeholders
  • Organize/participate in outreach; develop communication and training, plan/promote events
  • Direct and supervise staff tasks/assignments

Requirements

Education and experience (required):

  • Bachelor's degree and three years relevant experience, or a combination of education and relevant experience.

Knowledge, skills and abilities (required):

  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize own work and multi-task.
  • Demonstrated excellent organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative and ownership of projects.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to routinely and independently exercise sound judgment in making decisions.
  • Demonstrated experience working independently and as part of a team.
  • Relevant subject matter knowledge.
  • Ability to direct the work of others, for jobs requiring supervision.

Physical requirements *:

  • Constantly perform desk-based computer tasks.
  • Frequently stand/walk, sitting, grasp lightly/fine manipulation.
  • Occasionally use a telephone.
  • Rarely lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh 11-20 pounds.

    * Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.

Working conditions:

  • Occasional evening and weekend hours.

Work standards:

  • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
  • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
  • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide.

See full job posting.

Job type: Full-time

Posted: 3/9/2021 Deadline for applications: 5/31/2021


Visiting Professor position(s) at the Assistant or Associate rank
Virginia Tech Department of Engineering Education, Blacksburg, VA

The Department of Engineering Education at Virginia Tech invites applications for Visiting Professor position(s) at the Assistant or Associate rank. Virginia Tech seeks to attract exceptional candidates with interests and expertise in engineering education research ranging from pre-kindergarten through college and into engineering practice.

The Visiting Professor will primarily teach in the first-year engineering ENGE 1215 and 1216: Foundations of Engineering sequence, which focuses on problem solving, the engineering design cycle, and career paths in engineering; the course uses tools such as Solidworks and MATLAB. Based on enrollment needs, the Visiting Professor may teach other courses in the department's undergraduate program, including courses in the Pathways Innovation Minor. The teaching load will be three courses in each of the academic year semesters. Other responsibilities include pursuing an independent or collaborative research program of the candidate’s interests and other duties as assigned.

Required qualifications:

These one-year positions are open to candidates along a continuum of career stages, with possible interest for recent PhD graduates, faculty on research leave, and industry professionals seeking to reconnect with teaching and research. Candidates must have a PhD or similar degree, with at least one degree in engineering, education, or a related field. Candidates anticipating receiving a PhD in the coming months may apply, but should have their degree in hand at the start of the contract.

See full job posting.

Job type: Full-time

Posted: 3/8/2021 Deadline for applications: 3/22/2021


International Proposal Developer (Grants and Contracts Administrator 1)
Pennsylvania State University

This position will guide faculty teams as they develop university-wide, multi-university, global interdisciplinary research proposals. This position will assist with cultivating international relationships and provide proposal development services to both faculty and administrators involved in the management of joint innovation centers (JICs). The candidate will be involved with submission of whitepapers and proposals, coordinating faculty needs for launching international proposal development efforts, and assisting with aspects of Research Administration in support of exploiting joint innovation partnership at SIRO.

Required qualifications:

This job will be filled as a level 3 depending upon the successful candidate's competencies, education, and experience. Typically requires a Master's degree or higher plus four years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience for a level 3. Additional experience and/or education and competencies are required for higher level jobs.

See full job posting.

Job type: Full-time

Posted: 2/26/2021 Deadline for applications: 4/16/2021


Research Director- Full Professor
STEM Learning Center, University of Arizona

The University of Arizona STEM Learning Center (SLC) announces a search to commence in Fall 2021 for the position of Research Director- Full Professor with Tenure. The SLC is a university-wide center that promotes access to high-quality experiences, resources, and expertise in the STEM fields. The SLC serves as a centralized hub for connecting resources, people, and best practices to inspire and sustain interest in STEM and STEM pathways. In the vision of the SLC, every person has equitable access to STEM experiences that are inclusive and relevant. We aim to investigate and eliminate barriers that limit access to STEM and STEM pathways for diverse populations.

With this position, we seek an individual who can promote the educational aspects of STEM research on campus and broaden participation in STEM learning experiences across the community. The Research Director will nurture innovative projects that have the potential to improve outcomes for underrepresented groups in STEM. This person will serve as an ambassador of education to STEM researchers and a mentor to STEM researchers in outreach to educational programs.

This position will be a joint appointment in the SLC (49%) and the College of Education (51%) at the full professor level. The University of Arizona is a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) which strives to increase the enrollment of underrepresented populations in STEM and in expanding their educational opportunities. This position will continue to strengthen our dedication as an HSI to creating educational equity and opportunities.

Duties and responsibilities:

Coordinate and promote research in STEM fields that identifies and helps to eliminate barriers to participation in STEM learning experiences and pathways

  • Pursue grant opportunities to support individual and/or collaborative research that broadens participation in STEM fields
  • Teach graduate and undergraduate courses in the appointed department with the College of Education
  • Participate in service and community engagement efforts in the department, College of Education, and University of Arizona

Qualifications:

  • PhD
  • Published research in STEM, STEM-education, higher education, or other area related to pathways in STEM
  • Research record commensurate with full professor status
  • Experience promoting educational equity in a variety of settings
  • Experience bridging STEM research and STEM education research
  • Experience obtaining grant funding for large research projects
  • Experience administrating STEM education programs
  • Familiarity with current trends and issues in STEM education and STEM pathways

Preferred qualifications:

  • Familiarity with the culture and context of the Southwest Border Region
  • Research record related to audiences underrepresented in STEM

See full job posting with specifics for applying.

Job type: Full-time
Applications will be reviewed starting February 22, 2021 and will be accepted until the position is filled.

Contact Information: Sara Chavarria, Search Committee Chair
For additional information, visit stem.arizona.edu or contact Kimberly Sierra-Cajas, SLC Director.


Technical Communications Specialist 2 (Training Grant Advocate)
Pennsylvania State University

Penn State’s recent growth and success in training grants requires the efforts of a pre-award Training Grant Advocate for maintaining the progress and continuing growth. This position will provide support on managing timeline adherence, assisting faculty in collection/maintenance of large datasets of information and data analysis required for the training grants. The proposal development is facilitated by a proposal developer, who offers project management through strategic planning of timelines, writing/editing non-technical sections, collection of supporting documents-biosketches and letters of support and large data management. Proposal developers provide templates and assist in assembly and pre-submission review for interested faculty members.

Required qualifications:

This position requires a Bachelor of Science degree. Familiarity with Microsoft Word and Excel are required. Must have the ability to communicate professionally and independently with participating faculty, graduate school research administrators and students/postdocs.

See full job posting.

Job type: Full-time

Posted: 2/8/2021 Deadline for applications: 4/18/2021


Associate Research Development Specialist
Indiana University Bloomington - Proposal Development Services

The Proposal Development Services (PDS) team is seeking an Associate Research Development Specialist to:

  • Counsel, direct, and assist faculty/researchers in matters related to the development, preparation, and submission of research proposals across multiple disciplines and content areas.
  • Develop and present content for workshops, trainings and outreach.
  • Develop and disseminate resources and tools via an on-line portal accessible to IU faculty and researchers, a PDS newsletter, and via other appropriate means.

These services are tailored to the diverse and varying needs of faculty and researchers based on their career stage, experience submitting successful proposals for external funding, availability of school/departmental resources, and the grantsmanship skills, abilities and capacity of the faculty and researchers.

Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree and two years of experience in research and proposal development, including experience with private, state, and/or federal granting agencies and an understanding of grantsmanship
  • Excellent communication skills including the ability to use language carefully and strategically. Strong attention to detail. Excellent time management, project management, problem-solving and interpersonal skills. Ability to work independently, as well as work collaboratively with other members of the PDS team. Ability to manage an unpredictable and time-sensitive caseload of complex assignments while providing quality service and meeting deadlines. Proficiency with Microsoft Office software (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) and knowledge of other online cloud-based platforms for collaborative work (or willingness to learn), as well as comfort interacting with others and presenting remotely (such as by Zoom).

Preferred qualifications:

  • Graduate degree in any discipline and prior experience working with faculty/researchers developing and executing projects

See full job posting.

Job type: Full-time

Posted: 1/12/2021 Deadline for applications: 2/11/2021


EnCorps STEMx Volunteer Math Tutor
EnCorps STEM Teachers Program, California / Colorado

Use your STEM Industry experience to inspire students!

EnCorps STEM Teachers Program's vision is to realize a day where all students, regardless of socioeconomic status, are inspired and prepared to pursue their dreams. Join EnCorps STEM Teachers Program as a STEMx Tutor and commit to providing quality education to the students who need your mentorship the most. As a STEMx Tutor, you will be paired with a student for an entire semester. If you choose, you can be paired with more than one student.

STEMx Volunteer expectations:

  • Frequency - 2 virtual tutoring sessions per week
  • Intensity - 1-hour *time is TBD, as it is coordinated by you and the parent or guardian.
  • Duration - An entire semester (you can continue for more than a semester!)
  • Training - All new STEMx volunteers will have an orientation session

Want to empower students and inspire the next generation of STEM leaders? Join EnCorps today!

Required qualifications:

  • Have a bachelor's degree
  • Have at least 1 year of hands-on STEM industry work experience or have an advanced degree in a STEM field
  • Offer contingent on the completion of a background check

See full job posting.

Job type: Part-time

Posted: 1/13/2021 Deadline for applications: 1/28/2021


Senior Outreach Program Coordinator
The University of Texas at Austin

Position will coordinate K-20 education and outreach activities, including recruitment, program design and implementation, evaluation and tracking, and post-program engagement for participants supported by the Texas Advanced Computing Center education and outreach programs.

Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree and five years of full-time experience in program coordination. Experience working with diverse communities.
  • Experience collaborating with a team to meet program objectives.
  • Minimum of two years of experience in either formal or informal K12 education and/or outreach.

See full job posting.

Job type: Full-time

Posted: 1/12/2021 Deadline for applications: 3/31/2021


Director-Precollege Programs
Oregon State University; Corvallis, Oregon

Precollege Programs (PCP) is a unit within Enrollment Management at Oregon State University, Oregon’s Land-grant University. OSU has a presence in every county in the state, and an explicit mission of teaching, research, outreach, and engagement that includes all of P-20 education in every corner of the state.

The unit is charged with creating and delivering educational programs designed to break through systemic barriers, provide inclusive access, open opportunities, and build confidence in K-12 students. Precollege Programs provides engaging learning experiences that promote and inspire educational and personal success among the students it serves.

The director of Precollege Programs must be a talented and committed educator with the experience and demonstrated ability to lead and support a team of OSU experts delivering programs to statewide youth populations. In addition, the director must have a demonstrated ability to establish and nurture partnerships with the broader statewide youth outreach community.

Required qualifications:

  • Requires Master's degree in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM), education or related field with minimum 3 years' experience in management responsibilities such as supervision of diverse program facilitators and budget oversight, including successful experience with grant writing and management.
  • Requires demonstrated successful experience collaborating with schools, community partners and other youth-oriented institutions and organizations. Requires an evidenced commitment to educational equity.

Preferred qualifications:

  • PhD in: science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM), education or related field.
  • Research experience in social science, education, or science.

See full job posting.

Job type: Full-time

Posted: 1/11/2021 Deadline for applications: 2/15/2021


Principle Research Administrator/Grants Writer
University of Arizona Cancer Center, Tucson, AZ

The University of Arizona Cancer Center (UACC) is seeking a Principle Research Administrator/Grants Writer to provide support to cancer research trainees and oversee development of cancer-focused scientific training grant and fellowship applications, including NIH K, F, and T32 applications. UACC is the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center headquartered in the state of Arizona. The successful candidate will report to the UACC’s Associate Director for Training and Education Coordination. We seek a dedicated professional with strong writing, organizational and people skills who is enthusiastic and is able to take initiative. Experience with cancer-focused grants is a plus.

Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent advanced learning attained through professional level experience required; OR a Master's degree.
  • Minimum of 8 years of relevant work experience required.
  • Familiarity with federal funding mechanisms.
  • Experience in writing, supporting, and coordinating the development of grant applications.

See full job posting.

Job type: Full-time

Other location specifics: Position can be virtual for the right candidate

Posted: 11/29/2020 Deadline for applications: 12/18/2020


STEM Education Center Director
Whitaker Center, Florida Gulf Coast University, Fort Myers, FL

The Director of the Whitaker Center for STEM Education has overall responsibility for a very active multidisciplinary Center that serves as a nexus of STEM education expertise and leadership for Southwest Florida. Reporting to the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, the Director coordinates and provides leadership for affiliated faculty from all of FGCU's five academic Colleges, seeks and secures external funding for programs, oversees outreach programs to K-12 schools throughout FGCU's service area, and collaborates with the Lucas Center for Faculty Development to provide support for FGCU's STEM faculty. In consultation with a faculty Leadership Team, the Director maintains and develops programming to support FGCU's STEM faculty and students, community partners, and K-12 teachers and students consistent with the Center’s mission and goals. The director supervises an office with 1.5 FTE administrative support and student workers. The Director may teach a course in his/her disciplinary area of expertise from time to time, as desires and circumstances permit.

Required qualifications:

  • Earned Doctorate from a regionally accredited institution or equivalent. Current rank at Associate Professor level or higher in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) discipline. Prior administrative experience. Experience in STEM education at the university level; knowledge and experience in STEM education reform. Successful grant writing and interdisciplinary teaching experience.
  • Must meet the University and College criteria for the appointment to the level of Associate Professor or Professor.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Multiple years' experience at the Associate Professor rank or higher. Experience with budgeting, management and supervising support staff in a university setting. Extensive experience with and knowledge of recent trends and best practices in K-20 STEM education; expertise in assessment and evaluation of STEM education practices; experience working with interdisciplinary teams for program development and evaluation, as well as professional development of STEM faculty; demonstrated ability to provide leadership in K-12 STEM outreach and building community alliances; strong working network with other professionals in STEM education reform; strong track record of securing external funding through gifts and competitive grant programs.

See full job posting for additional skills and abilities, and application instructions.

Job type: Full-time; Associate/Full Professor

Posted: 11/20/2020 Deadline for applications: "Open until filled," however applications received by January 4, 2021 will receive priority consideration.


Outreach Program Officer
Stanford SLAC
Menlo Park, CA

Operate a comprehensive and impactful tour program that promotes SLAC science. Clarify the tour narrative and identify critical components to a successful tour, and maintain a sustainable and proactive program around this, to target and engage neighboring communities, educational institutions, SLAC’s research partners, other key stakeholders and the public. Use customer/stakeholder insights to drive and guide the development of new offerings. See website for full details.

See full job posting

Job type: Full-time

Posted: 11/2/2020 Deadline for applications: 11/30/2020


Associate Research Development Specialist
Indiana University Bloomington

The Associate Research Development Specialist provides faculty and researchers with a comprehensive range of proposal development and support services, resources, and professional development that support the planning, preparation, project management, and grantsmanship for external contract and grant proposals. These services are tailored to the diverse and varying needs of faculty and researchers based on their career stage, experience submitting successful proposals for external funding, availability of school/departmental resources, and the grantsmanship skills, abilities, and capacity of the faculty and researchers.

Required qualifications:

Bachelor's degree and two years of experience in research and proposal development, including experience with private, state, and/or federal granting agencies and an understanding of grantsmanship.

Excellent written and oral communication skills including the ability to use language carefully and strategically. Strong attention to detail. Excellent time management, project management, problem-solving and interpersonal skills. Ability to work independently, as well as work collaboratively with other members of the PDS team. Ability to manage an unpredictable and time-sensitive caseload of complex assignments while providing quality service and meeting deadlines. Proficiency with Microsoft Office software (e.g., Word, PowerPoint, Excel) and knowledge of other online cloud-based platforms for collaborative work (or willingness to learn), as well as comfort interacting with others and presenting remotely (e.g., Zoom).

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Job type: Full-time

Posted: 10/2/2020 Deadline for applications: 11/1/2020


STEM Teaching Fellowship
EnCorps STEM Teachers Program; Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, Oakland, San Jose, Sacramento, and Denver

Have you considered a career in teaching science, math, engineering or technology (STEM)? EnCorps STEM Teachers Program transitions accomplished career-changers to teaching middle and high school in California’s high need schools through a 1-2 year Fellowship. We are actively seeking our next cohort of aspiring middle and high school teachers who have previous industry experience. As an EnCorps STEM Teaching Fellow, you will have the opportunity to use your leadership and industry experience to inspire the next generation by working as a full-time salaried teacher in an EnCorps partner school.

*Find out more about the timeline and teaching credentials.

STEM Teaching Fellowship Application

Minimum requirements:

  • Have a bachelor's degree
  • Have at least 1 year of hands-on STEM industry work experience or have an advanced degree in a STEM field*
  • Financial plan to pursue your credential and participate in unpaid Guest Teaching Training for one semester

* Read more specific eligibility and FAQs.

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Job type: Full-time; Internship/fellowship

Posted: 10/9/2020 Deadline for applications: 11/13/2020


Postdoctoral Research Scholar
Collaborative for STEM Education and Outreach (Department of Teaching and Learning)

The position involves participation in the Interdisciplinary Science and Research Program (ISR) in the Vanderbilt Collaborative for STEM Education and Outreach (CSEO, formerly the Vanderbilt Center for Science Outreach - CSO) in partnership with Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools (MNPS). The ISR program offers high school students a four-year, interdisciplinary, research-centered learning experience as a course of study in three high schools in MNPS. Students pursue a curriculum that connects the different STEM disciplines through problem-based learning. The program partners a postdoctoral fellow with an MNPS teacher to collaboratively teach the problem-based curriculum.

Required qualifications

Applicants should have an earned doctorate in science, mathematics, engineering, or a related field, with significant experience in research and experimental design. The position includes salary plus health insurance coverage and will be initially for 12 months with the possibility of extension subject to satisfactory performance. Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled. Please submit application materials electronically to Dr. Jennifer Ufnar, at [email protected] with "ISR Postdoctoral Fellow Search" included in the subject line of the email. The materials should include a letter of interest, one publication (or manuscript in progress), and a current CV. In addition, please include the names and contact information in the letter for three potential references. Prospective applicants are encouraged to visit the CSEO website and the Vanderbilt Peabody College website.

See full job announcement for more information and application details.

Job type: Full-time

Posted: 8/20/2020 Deadline for applications: 12/10/2020


Director of Public Impact
The Innovative Genomics Institute, Berkeley, CA

The Innovative Genomics Institute (IGI) is a joint endeavor of the University of California Berkeley and San Francisco campuses. The IGI envisions a world in which genome-engineering innovations benefit humanity and are accessible to all. The Institute’s mission is to accelerate genome discovery and translation of resulting technologies to ethically and equitably improve human health and sustainable agriculture.

The IGI is looking for a talented and motivated leader to run an innovative Public Impact program. The Public Impact Program Director will craft and enact an impactful, strategic vision to achieve the program’s goals. This unique role will require independence; willingness to take risks; strong leadership and management skills; interaction with industry, government, and non-profit organizations; and the ability to break down barriers between academic disciplines and between scientists and non-experts. This role will involve developing and integrating ethics and access into the translation of IGI’s scientific research, establishing the IGI as a model for other academic, corporate, and government institutions.

This position will coordinate a holistic approach to developing genome editing applications that actively incorporate the educational needs of the public, policy and regulatory considerations, stakeholder and public input, and questions of ethics and access. This position will involve interfacing with local and national policy makers, providing widely-available educational materials, facilitating interactions between research scientists and the public, and engaging diverse stakeholders and expertise from community groups to campus entities. This high-level position is responsible for developing strategies and budgets, supervising staff, initiating collaborations, and attracting essential support.

The director will identify systems-level changes that encourage and enhance equitable access to the benefits of genome engineering. This role will also establish programs that increase understanding of new paths to commercialization, genome engineering policy, as well as engagement and education.

Key responsibilities
  • Strategic Leadership. Develop and implement effective strategic plans to accomplish the IGI’s mission; participates in Institute-wide discussions of planning and implementation; consults with the IGI Executive Director and the Governance Board for high-level approval.
  • Strategic Partnerships. Identifies and cultivates prospective new industrial, academic and foundation partnerships to achieve program goals.
  • Financial Stability. Represents the organization in working with funding agencies and benefactors to secure financial resources, in coordination with development staff; manages program budget.
  • Program Management. Leads the Public Impact team and recruits new staff as needed to build out the program; coordinates the program's four programs to ensure that there is an alignment with, and unified direction of, the program mission; directs long-term planning and develops policies and procedures.
  • Program Integration. Collaborates with peer directors and research staff to integrate the Public Impact program vision into all aspects of the IGI’s efforts.

Qualifications

    Knowledge of
    • public engagement of science landscape, including key players in academia, the nonprofit sector, government, and industry.
    • genome engineering.
    • commercial landscape related to genome engineering.
    • (and comfort with) academic culture.

    Skills and experience
    • Inspirational leader
    • Sophisticated communicator and listener
    • Successful fundraiser
    • Social impact and systems change agent

    Education/training

      Required:
    • Bachelor's or higher degree in an area related to the objectives of the Public Impact program and/or equivalent experience/training.

    • Preferred:
    • Ph.D. or Master’s degree in related science or public policy and/or equivalent experience/training
    • Scientific training or experience adequate to understand the basic concepts underlying genome engineering, particularly molecular biology or genetics.
    • Minimum of ten years of experience minimum in a relevant professional area.

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Job type: Full-time

Posted: 7/13/2020 Deadline for applications: 7/20/2020


Science Communications Specialist
Green Fin Studio, Richmond, Virginia

Green Fin Studio is pleased to announce that we are hiring a full-time Science Communications Specialist to join our team. The position will be located in Richmond, Virginia (once working from offices is safe again). The Science Communications Specialist (SCS) works with our Executive Director, Creative Director, and other staff members to develop and execute overall communications strategies to meet/exceed client objectives. In addition to serving our clients, the SCS develops and implements strategies for expanding and updating Green Fin Studio communication materials on our website, social media, and print materials, as well as track and evaluate performance metrics.

Required qualifications

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Demonstrated proficiencies in translating scientific and technical information to broader audiences via a variety of media, including online, print, educational, and in-person; and
  • Familiarity and experience working with the scientific and environmental community.

See full job announcement for more information and application details.

Job type: Full-time

Posted: 5/27/2020 Deadline for applications: 6/2/2020