The Science Education Associate advances Science Education Resource Center (SERC) work in addressing equity and enhancing the quality of STEM teaching and learning by pursuing funding opportunities, conducting and collaborating on externally funded education improvement projects, and disseminating the results to a broad community. This person will work as a self-directed member of SERC staff with priorities determined by the SERC leadership team and project principal investigators of partner projects across multiple other institutions.
The Science Education Associate works closely with SERC staff and other collaborators to support effective science teaching and learning. This position develops ideas, builds partnerships, and authors grant proposals for new projects. Other responsibilities include, designing, conducting, collaborating on, and consulting with projects and organizations that support effective practices in science education and institutional change.
This is a full-time (1.0 FTE) fully benefit eligible position.
Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the hire is complete. For more specific information visit:
Start Date: As soon as possible.
Carleton College is an AA/EEO employer. We are committed to developing our staff to better reflect the diversity of our student body and American society. Members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.
Carleton is a private liberal arts residential campus with nearly 2000 students and 800 faculty & staff. Carleton is located in Northfield, Minnesota, approximately 40 miles south of Minneapolis/St. Paul, a vibrant metropolitan area that is home to three million people and rich cultural resources. Northfield is a small town with big city feel, opportunities, and access.
The successful candidate possesses a PhD in geoscience or a closely related field or a PhD in education with significant experience in geoscience or a closely related field. Experience with project management, working within deadlines and budgets, particularly externally funded projects. Preferred candidates demonstrate the ability to confidently interact with college and university faculty, scientists and other professionals while managing projects. Experience working in higher education and knowledge of effective practices and challenges in higher education.
Carleton is a private liberal arts predominantly residential campus with nearly 2000 students and 800 faculty & staff. Founded in 1866, Carleton College is an independent and highly selective liberal arts college with a diverse and exceptionally able student body, a talented faculty whose first priority is teaching, and a continued commitment to the liberal arts. A four-year college, Carleton offers the Bachelor of Arts degree. Its students can choose from 37 majors and 15 concentrations in the arts, humanities, natural sciences, and social sciences.
Carleton College occupies more than 1,000 scenic acres of campus, arboretum, over 100 campus buildings, and athletic fields. Located in Northfield, Minnesota, 40 miles south of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Carleton offers access to the cultural advantages of a major metropolitan area.