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Faculty Teaching Fellowships

at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory's
DNA Learning Center Asia

Join the world-renowned Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory as a Faculty Teaching Fellow at DNA Learning Center Asia – China's first hands-on genetics education center. This new non-governmental organization (NGO) has the mission to deliver American-style instruction that provides students with lab and analytical skills needed for science study at U.S. universities. We are searching for several talented biologists with a passion for education to help launch our new facility located in Suzhou, the "Venice of China," just 40 minutes from the vibrant international city of Shanghai. These full-time fellowships are ideal for the new Ph.D. or postdoctoral researcher, with experience in molecular genetics or a related field, who would like to see the world while doing something new and important.

Faculty Teaching Fellows will provide half-day "lab field trips," after-school research, and week-long summer camps for students (ages 12-18) from the Suzhou-Shanghai area and throughout China. They will also provide training workshops for Studentshigh school and college faculty. Fellows will receive intensive training in interactive lab instruction at the flagship DNALC in Cold Spring Harbor, New York.

Successful candidates will become members of an elite, influential group recognized worldwide as a leader in modern biology education – including the fields of molecular genetics, genomics, bioinformatics, and DNA barcoding. These positions demand motivated, self-starters with excellent writing, computer, and communication skills, and collaborative spirit. Native English and bilingual English-Mandarin speakers are encouraged to apply. Salary is commensurate with experience and competitive with the best Chinese universities. Resettlement and housing allowances are available.

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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.

StudentsIdeal 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

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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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