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StudentsGenetics Educator

at Cold Spring Harbor Asia DNA Learning Center, China

Become a lab educator at China’s first hands-on genetics education center, Cold Spring Harbor Asia DNA Learning Center, a collaboration of the world-renowned Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) and Suzhou Industrial Park (SIP). This new organization has the mission to deliver American-style, hands-on instruction that provides students with lab and analytical skills needed for science study at U.S. universities. We are searching for talented biologists with a passion for education outreach to help expand this new facility located in Suzhou, the “Venice of China,” just 40 minutes from the vibrant international city of Shanghai.

Successful candidates will become members of an elite, influential group recognized worldwide as a leader in modern biology education. Responsibilities will include instruction of lab field trips, extracurricular and after-school research programs, and week-long summer camps for precollege students from the Suzhou-Shanghai area and throughout China; development of new programs; and expansion of relationships with school administrators, teachers, and parents. Experienced candidates will be considered for management positions. Orientation will include intensive training in interactive lab instruction and development at the flagship DNA Learning Center in Cold Spring Harbor, New York. Domestic travel in China and occasional travel to DNALC in Cold Spring Harbor will be required.

Positions are available for candidates with either Ph.D./postdoctoral experience or outstanding experience as part of a Bachelor’s/Master’s degree who would like build their teaching experience and see the world while doing something new and important. Comprehensive coursework or experience in molecular genetics, genomics, and/or bioinformatics is required. The positions demand motivated individuals with demonstrated leadership and communication skills. Instruction will be in English, so Chinese language ability is not required. Competitive salaries are based on experience. Health insurance will be subsidized, and a tax-free housing/living allowance will be provided in addition to salary.

If interested, please apply for this position here: http://cshl.peopleadmin.com/postings/13067

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Visit the Cold Spring Harbor Asia DNA Learning Center website: http://www.dnalc-asia.org

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Receptionist

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory’s DNA Learning Center is currently seeking a part-time Receptionist to work in a busy environment. The ideal candidate will have an Associate’s degree or equivalent experience, be proficient in Word, Excel and Outlook, and have a minimum of two years of customer service or office experience, with strong organizational and personal skills.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Answering phones
  • Meeting and greeting teachers, students, and visitors
  • Maintaining and purchasing office supplies
  • Data entry and filing
  • Mailings


Position Requirements

  • Education: Associate’s degree or equivalent experience.
  • Experience: Minimum of two years of customer service or office experience.
  • Work Environment: Must feel comfortable working in a lively environment with lots of social interaction.
  • Other: Must have strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task.


Please apply for this position via the CSHL careers website at: http://cshl.peopleadmin.com/postings/13031

For more information about the DNALC, explore this website. For more information about CSHL, please visit us at: 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, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status.

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