Tag Archives: physical sciences

Job Opportunity: Community Program Educator – Urban Ecology Center

Urban Ecology Center LogoCommunity Program Educator
Milwaukee WI

Position Summary:
The Community Program Educator position is a full-time (40 hours per week). The primary responsibility of this position is to provide environmental educational programs for community members of all ages including the Center’s after school programs, B’earthday parties, and home school, family and community programs. Welcoming visitors to the Center and serving as an ambassador of the Center’s mission are central to the position. In addition, this position supervises and mentors high school students, helping them develop their professionalism and skills. The Community Program Educator is responsible for animal care for the Center’s reptiles, amphibians, and fish, including developing a vision and plan for enhancing the animal programs at the Center. This position assists with room set-up for rentals, meetings, and programs, and secures the building each night. The Community Program Educator position requires working afternoons, evenings, and weekends. We have positions available at both our Riverside Park and Menomonee Valley branches. The schedules and requirements for each branch are slightly different: please see details below.

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Job Opportunity: Middle School Science Teacher (Earth and Physical Science) – Valley Catholic Middle School

Middle School Science Teacher (Earth and Physical Science)
Valley Catholic Middle School is looking for a science teacher with a passion for educating and opening the world of science to middle school students. Accepting applications until June 8, 2016.

Job Requirements:

  • Hold a current Oregon Teaching License
  • Plan and implement laboratory-based science lessons in accordance with Oregon state, NGSS, and Archdiocesan standards
  • Create engaging lessons and laboratory activities that develop student critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Evaluate and assess student performance and progress
  • Establish a positive learning environment that promotes a high level of achievement
  • Manage student behavior for the purpose of providing an optimal and safe learning environment
  • Enhance curriculum by developing lessons that utilize technology
  • Have a passion for teaching the middle school student
  • Organize and implement science fair for the sixth grade, and evaluate student inquiry projects
  • Assist in the coordination, planning and execution of a week-long outdoor school program
  • Willing to serve the school in other capacities

Certification/endorsements in middle school or earth science preferred.

Job Opportunity: Science Teacher – Columbia Junior High School

Fife School District LogoFIFE SCHOOL DISTRICT
Equal Opportunity Employer
Columbia Junior High School

Specific Job Requirements for this position:

  • Valid/appropriate state certification
  • Endorsement in earth science and/or physical science

General Job Requirements for Certificated Position:

  • Previous successful experience teaching science to junior high level students is desirable.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Next Generation Science Standards and Common Core State Standards.
  • Demonstrated successful experience in implementing adopted curriculum.
  • Demonstrated successful experience in organizational and planning skills.
  • Demonstrated evidence of classroom management skills.
  • Ability to effectively integrate technology in daily lessons and use multiple communication systems such as electronic mail, computers, document readers, and classroom technology.
  • Experience and/or training with cultural, ethnic, and language diversity desired.
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing, and work with students, parents, staff, and community in an effective and positive manner
  • Desired teacher characteristics include: flexibility, creativity, organization, ability to project enthusiasm and express ideas clearly, good classroom management skills, ability to use a variety of current instructional strategies, and a willingness to model behavior appropriate to the school district and community.
  • Current fingerprints on file with OSPI with results satisfactory to the district
  • Sexual Misconduct Disclosure process completed with results satisfactory to the district

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Job Opportunity: Education Program Assistant 1 – Oregon State University (Application Deadline: 02/15/16)

Oregon State University LogoPosition Summary
This recruitment will be used to fill one part-time (approximately 8 – 10 hours per week) seasonal Educational Program Assistant 1 position for Sea Grant’s Hatfield Marine Science Visitor Center at Oregon State University (OSU) located in Newport Oregon.

The Hatfield Marine Science Visitor Center is a museum/aquarium open to the public. It is through this facility that many of the Sea Grant Extension marine education programs are delivered. A wide variety of workshops, field trips, and short courses are offered for the public, school teachers, K-12 students, and other youth groups.

Education Program Assistants present marine science labs and programs for the K-12 school audience, other youth and family groups. This position carries out and assists with a variety of field trips, labs, youth programs, and provides other education assistance as needed.

The work of this position is carried out on a varying schedule and on an as-needed basis during the busy season (Mid March- Mid August).

Position Duties
70% Preparation and presentation of laboratory and field programs for school groups, other youth groups, and families as needed.
25% Cleaning and maintenance of labs and equipment and the appropriate care and use of marine animals associated with education programs.
5% Attend staff meetings, trainings and workshops.

For more information, see the full job posting.

Career/Internship Event: Science Job & Internship Recruiting Expo (01/28/16)

UW Career Center LogoAre you an undergraduate science student at the UW – physical sciences, biological sciences, environmental sciences, ChemE or BioE, social sciences, and looking for a part-time, full-time, and/or an internship opportunity?  You don’t want to miss our annual Science Job & Internship Recruiting Expo!

Science Job & Internship Recruiting Expo
Thursday, January 28, 2016
2:00-5:00pm, MGH Commons

This recruiting expo will give you the opportunity to connect directly with recruiters from local and/or national companies who are looking to hire UW science students for job or internship opportunities. Please click HERE for a list of attending employers and to find out what majors and positions they are looking to recruit.

Questions? Please email ccsevent@uw.edu or call 206-543-0535. We look forward to seeing you in Mary Gates Hall on January 28th!

Service Opportunity: Jour­nal of Young Inves­ti­ga­tors (JYI)

Journal of Young Investigators is Hiring

Win­ter Hir­ing is Open
Jour­nal of Young Inves­ti­ga­tors (JYI) is seek­ing moti­vated stu­dents to join our staff!

As an aca­d­e­mic semes­ter comes to a close, JYI takes this oppor­tu­nity to search for new, enthu­si­

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as­tic staff mem­bers to join our grow­ing sci­en­tific jour­nal. Pre­vi­ously funded by the National Sci­ence Foun­da­tion, JYI is an inde­pen­dent, peer-reviewed, online sci­ence jour­nal that is man­aged entirely by and for under­grad­u­ate stu­dents from across the world. We are look­ing for­ward to the new sub­mis­sions that have been writ­ten and pol­ished dur­ing fall semes­ter, but we need more staff mem­bers to help! This is where you come in:

JYI is seek­ing moti­vated under­grad­u­ate stu­dents to fill sev­eral dif­fer­ent roles within our orga­ni­za­tion. We are a volunteer-run, non-profit, open access sci­ence jour­nal ded­i­cated to expand­ing pub­li­ca­tion access and expe­ri­ence to under­grad­u­ate stu­dents. Our staff is made up entirely of under­grad­u­ate stu­dents, with assis­tance of fac­ulty and pro­fes­sional men­tors. All of our staff receive train­ing in the depart­ment of their posi­tion, which may include cor­po­rate man­age­ment, sci­ence writ­ing, jour­nal­ism, edit­ing, finance man­age­ment, and programming.

We are cur­rently accept­ing appli­ca­tions for the fol­low­ing positions:

  • Asso­ciate Edi­tor– Biol­ogy and Med­ical Sciences
  • Asso­ciate Edi­tor– Phys­i­cal Sci­ences and Mathematics
  • Asso­ciate Edi­tor– Psy­chol­ogy and Social Sciences
  • Jour­nal­ist
  • Sci­ence and Career Cen­ter Editor
  • Programmer/Webmaster

For more infor­ma­tion and appli­ca­tion, please visit http://www.jyi.org/participate/student/.

If you have any ques­tions, please do not hes­i­tate to con­tact me!

Deb­o­rah Park, Chief Com­mu­ni­ca­tions Offi­cer
Jour­nal of Young Inves­ti­ga­tors

Job Opportunity: Science Policy Associate – American Institute of Physics (AIP) Government Relations Division

American Institute of Physics (AIP) LogoScience Policy Associate
Location: MD

Job Description:
The American Institute of Physics (AIP) Government Relations Division is seeking a Science Policy Associate. The successful candidate will monitor, analyze, and disseminate information on federal science legislation, budget, policy, leadership, and related matters. As a member of the Government Relations team, she/he will support AIP and Member Societies in their interactions with Congress and other policy makers.

AIP provides policy information through FYI, a growing suite of information products and services that includes the FYI Science Policy Bulletin, a well-regarded, objective, authoritative digest of science policy developments in Washington impacting the physical sciences community. Its readers include senior officials in federal R&D agencies, the White House, congressional offices, the news media, professional scientific organizations, universities, corporations, and national laboratories. With the guidance of the Director of Science Policy, the Science Policy Associate will be the primary writer for the FYI Science Policy Bulletin and FYI This Month and also make major contributions to a growing suite of other FYI products. He/she will provide relevant information to AIP staff and Member Societies, update the FYI section of the AIP website, and work to grow the visibility and readership of FYI in the physical sciences community and in Washington, D.C. The incumbent will also participate in the Coalition for National Science Funding, Energy Sciences Coalition, Coalition for National Security Research, Coalition for Aerospace and Science, and Climate Science Working Group, among others, on behalf of AIP.

A bachelor’s degree with a minimum of two years of experience in the field of government relations or related field. A master’s degree is preferred. Experience working in Congress, a federal agency or in a scientific association is required. She/he must have knowledge and experience with science policy as well as an understanding of policy formulation. Excellent written and verbal communications skills are required. Must be able to work well with others and in a team environment.

If you are qualified for this position, please send your resume with cover letter to AIP Human Resources at aiphr@aip.org.