The American Museum of Natural History offers a unique opportunity for someone who is interested in both urban biodiversity conservation and educating youth. The Instructor will work with the Science Research Mentoring Program (SRMP) to develop and teach after-school and summer courses for students and prepare them for research mentorships with conservation scientists. The instructor will also work to strengthen and support the biodiversity conservation strand of programming in AMNH’s out-of-school time K-12 programming, including, but not limited to, elementary school camps, middle school institutes and high school courses. This is a term position, which will be extended pending employee good standing and renewed funding.
– Design and teach high-school level after school courses in biodiversity conservation topics throughout the academic year, including courses that are co-taught with scientists and those that are not.
– Co-design and co-teach a one-week-long Summer Field Institute for SRMP students
– Teach summer lab skills and journal club courses
– Consult with youth program managers and educators to provide rigorous conservation biology content and revise existing curriculum throughout AMNH programs
– Assist with other youth programming as necessary
– Conduct administrative tasks as necessary
Human Resources Department
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New York, NY 10024-5192