Research Education Specialist - Southern Illinois University-Carbondale in Carbondale Illinois

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Southern Illinois University-Carbondale

Carbondale, Illinois

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Research Education Specialist: The Department of Plant Biology at Southern Illinois University Carbondale invites applications for a Research Education Specialist for its National Institutes of Health-funded Southern Illinois Bridges to the Baccalaureate program. This is a term, Administrative/Professional position. This position reports to the Project Director, and works closely with representatives from John A. Logan and Shawnee Community Colleges.

Responsibilities: For the duration of the grant, this position will: develop and implement hands-on laboratory activities for undergraduate students using microscopes and imaging capture equipment; oversee a summer research experience for community college undergraduate students; assist in identification and recruitment of students; assist in supervising program staff; maintain records and process paperwork; coordinate events; facilitate communication between community college partners, program participants, and program staff; work with program evaluator to monitor and collect data for program evaluation; and draft annual report information summaries.

Required Qualifications: A Ph.D., four years of university-level teaching experience, experience in active learning pedagogy, experience teaching and interacting with underserved/disadvantaged student populations, experience in research education pedagogy, and the specific knowledge and skills to design, develop, deliver and report on three research education "courses", "Connecting Life", "Summer Research Institute", and "Reasoning to Research".

Preferred Qualifications: Experience in inquiry-based science, microscopy, and molecular biology, and excellent communication skills.

Effective Date of Employment:
Position begins June 1, 2016.

Application Instructions:
Use Institution Website button to the right of this job description, then follow instructions on the jobpage at SIU-Carbondale's website.

SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance its ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed and encouraged and will receive consideration.

Keyword Phrases

  • Research Education Specialist
  • Where brains and heart intersect
  • Inclusive excellence
  • Access, opportunity, innovation and teaching
  • Environmental Biology
  • Plant Science
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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