About Northeastern: Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.
Our locationsin Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahantare nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research.
Northeastern's comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs in a variety of on-campus and online formatslead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers.
About the Opportunity: The Social Science Environmental Health Research Institute (SSEHRI) at Northeastern University is seeking a temporary, part-time curriculum designer for summer 2020. The position is hourly at $20/hour, for 20 hours a week for six weeks. The designer will be working with a team of energy researchers developing a distance learning curriculum for parents and children concerned about urban gas leaks. The project is part of a larger community-based collaboration between the Worcester Chapter of Mothers Out Front, and academic researchers at Northeastern, Clark, Arizona State, and Boston Universities. The ideal candidate has interest in social justice activism and science education, and also has the graphic design skills to assist in the curriculum's production.
Qualifications: The ideal candidate would fulfill the following:
Illustration and graphic design skills, particularly using open-source software (Google Images, GIMP, etc.)
Experience in creating informal, culturally responsive K-12 science education lessons
Flexibility and ability to adapt according to feedback
Superb communication and organization skills
Familiar with Google, Microsoft, and Adobe Suites
It would be nice if you
Have experiencing working with community-based organizations in Worcester, MA
Can translate written English into Spanish
If you fulfill most but not all of these categories, still feel free to apply. We are a feminist lab workspace and strongly encourage students from traditionally marginalized backgrounds to apply.
Salary Grade: $20.00 per hour
Additional Information: To apply, please provide a one-page cover letter with your resume along with a portfolio of your education and/or graphics work.
Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a private research university located in the heart of Boston. Northeastern is a leader in worldwide experiential learning, urban engagement, and interdisciplinary research that meets global and societal needs. Our broad mix of experience-based education programs?our signature cooperative education program, as well as student research, service learning, and global learning?build the connections that enable students to transform their lives. The University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools.