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Director of Science Education

Tennessee Aquarium

The Director of Science Education will apply current research in the areas of education, interpretation, and science to design and implement dynamic programs to help create a continuous pathway of learning that will also draw new and underrepresented audiences to the natural sciences. The Director will also ensure the department’s programs and initiatives are developed and executed in line with the Tennessee Aquarium mission, institutional priorities, and strategic plan, and provide staff with the training, support, and guidance needed to facilitate growth.

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Assistant Dean and MAST Institute Director

University of Northern Colorado

The Assistant Dean and Mathematics and Science Teaching (MAST) Institute Director provides vision, leadership and management to advance the University to national prominence in science and mathematics education research and education, enhance K-12 teacher preparation in the sciences, promote equity and diversity in STEM education, and offer professional development for P-20 educators. This position provides oversight and direction for the pre-service Science Education programs, the graduate degree in Science Education, and the MAST Institute and consults with the Dean on the academic and administrative functions of these enterprises   Additional information, screening dates, and application instructions are available at https://careers.unco.edu/postings/search.   The University of Northern Colorado is a Doctoral/Research University enrolling 12,000+ graduate and undergraduate students. The University, founded in 1889, is located in Greeley, Colorado, which has a growing population of 94,000.

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Additional information, screening dates, and application instructions are available at https://careers.unco.edu/postings/search.

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STEM Academy Director

Salish Kootenai College

The SKC-STEM Academy, a new academy for Native high school students, seeks a part-time director to oversee the development and operation of the academy. The academy is housed on the campus of Salish Kootenai College in beautiful northwestern Montana and is designed to prepare Native American high school students for entering college degrees and professions emphasizing biobehavioral/ biomedical research. The director has primary supervision of the academy planning and operation, overseeing the curriculum development, staffing, faculty development, fiscal management, and reporting requirements for the academy and the grant that funds it. The person qualified for this position will have at least three years of program management and two years of teaching and/or curriculum development experience in secondary/undergraduate STEM education. A minimum of a Master’s degree is required, preferably in the field of secondary STEM education. Significant experience working in tribal communities is also preferred.

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For more information about the position and to download an application, visit our web site at http://skc.edu/employment/ or call the HR Director at (406)275-4800.

Postdoctoral Associate – University of Minnesota

Postdoctoral Associate at University of Minnesota

The Cotner lab seeks a post-doc for 1-2 years (or more, pending funding). The selected candidate will (1) serve as the scientific consultant on a Phase II “Serious STEM Games” project (NSF funded), to develop educational games centered on metabolism; (2) teach Biology 1003 in Spring 2018 (department funded); (3) conduct Biology Education Research aligned with personal and PI goals (PI funded).   I'd love this individual to start in May, but can be flexible. I'll begin reviewing applications March 20. Job posting: https://cbs.umn.edu/academics/departments/btl/hiring/cotner-postdoc-associate Lab website: https://cbs.umn.edu/cotner-lab Applicants can apply by: 1) Visiting http://www1.umn.edu/ohr/employment/ 2) Clicking on the tab in the center of the page that corresponds to their situation 3) Searching Job ID# 316032