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Program Evaluator

The DNA Learning Center of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory has an immediate full-time opening for a Program Evaluator to perform and coordinate evaluation studies for the DNA Learning Center, including program design, ethical review board approvals, data collection and analysis, and dissemination of results. In addition, the Program Evaluator will be responsible for administrative tasks and will contribute to grant proposal writing.

The Program Evaluator will:  develop and analyze mixed-methods studies of all DNALC programs, including faculty training and student field trips and summer camps; track and analyze use of DNALC websites and multimedia resources; liaise with internal staff and external collaborators and consultants on specific projects; disseminate results as appropriate (reports, conference abstracts, publications); and assist with grant support for new projects and programs.

Ideal candidates will have excellent project management skills; advanced evaluation knowledge and experience, preferably in an education setting; statistical analysis skills, experience in data analysis software preferred (SPSS, SAS, STATA); and knowledge of qualitative data collection and analysis methods, preferably with experience in data analysis software (NVivo). Occasional domestic travel is required.

Successful candidates will become members of a small, influential group recognized worldwide as a leader in creating and disseminating new methods of genetics education, genomics, and bioinformatics. This position demands a motivated, self-starter with excellent writing, computer, and communication skills – plus the ability to work closely with others.

Commitment Full time; we offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package.
Education Required Graduate Degree
Experience Required 1–3 Years
Position Number 00194-E

If interested, please apply via the CSHL website at: http://cshl.peopleadmin.com/postings/7697

High School Educator

The DNA Learning Center of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory has an immediate full-time opening for a science educator to provide hands-on experiences for high school students at its facilities in Cold Spring Harbor, Lake Success, and Manhattan. The successful candidate will be responsible for the management of an NIH funded student-centered research program to use DNA barcoding to study the biodiversity and ecology of Long Island though distributed projects. Additional responsibilities may include developing curricula, conducting teacher-training workshops and mentoring student research classes. Occasional overnight travel to workshops and professional meetings is required.

Experience teaching in either formal or informal settings is not required, but preferred.  This is an ideal position for a scientist with an advanced degree in molecular genetics, conservation biology, or a related field who would like to pursue a career in teaching and/or non-profit science education. 

Successful candidates will become members of a small, influential group recognized worldwide as a leader in creating and disseminating new methods of genetics education, including the fields of genomics, bioinformatics, DNA barcoding and RNA interference. This position demands a motivated, self-starter with excellent writing, computer, and communication skills – plus the ability to work closely with others.

Commitment Full time; we offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package
Education Required Undergraduate Degree
Experience Required 1–3 Years
Position Number 00189-E

If interested, please apply via the CSHL website at: http://cshl.peopleadmin.com/postings/7639

Middle School Educator

The DNA Learning Center of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory has an immediate full-time opening for a science educator to provide hands-on experiences for middle school students at local schools, and at its facilities in Cold Spring Harbor, Lake Success, and Manhattan. Additional responsibilities may include developing teaching modules, conducting teacher-training workshops and mentoring student research classes. Occasional overnight travel to workshops and professional meetings is required.

Ideal candidates will have a strong science background with interest and experience in teaching; NYS certification is preferred but not required. This is also an ideal position for a scientist with an advanced degree in molecular genetics or a related field who would like to pursue a career in teaching.

Successful candidates will become members of a small, influential group recognized worldwide as a leader in creating and disseminating new methods of genetics education, genomics, and bioinformatics. This position demands a motivated, self-starter with excellent writing, computer, and communication skills – plus the ability to work closely with others..

Commitment Full time; we offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package
Education Required Undergraduate Degree
Experience Required 1–3 Years
Position Number 00190-E

If interested, please apply via the CSHL website at: http://cshl.peopleadmin.com/postings/7642

For more information about CSHL, please visit: www.cshl.edu

CSHL is an EO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status.

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