Job Postings


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  1. Kentucky Science Teachers Association (KSTA) Executive Director
  2. Adjunct Instructor for teaching Plant Biology Labs at Bellarmine University (Louisville):
  3. Environmental Education Program Director
  4. Math or Science/Math teacher at Rowan County Middle School
  5. Cartographer/GIS Specialist Pathways Intern
  6. Tech Corps part time instructors & support staff
  7. Wood Hudson Cancer Research Laboratory - Research Scientist
  8. Kentucky Science Center Job Openings
  9. USGS Career Opportunities

  1. The Kentucky Science Teachers Association is seeking applications for the position of Executive Director. The successful applicant will begin work on January 1, 2019. However, the Board of Directors is planning to make its decision in time for the chosen individual to collaborate with the current executive director during the last quarter of 2018 as planning and execution of the annual conference take place. 
     The KSTA executive director is a salaried employee of the KSTA Board of Directors and carries out the duties assigned by the board which are necessary to accomplish the ongoing activities of the organization. Applicants should be knowledgeable in the field of science education and have demonstrated leadership experience in professional development. Familiarity and competence with various forms of electronic communication, including social media will be seen as assets. A copy of the job description is HERE
    Interested parties should send a resume and a letter of application, which explains qualifications and reasons for seeking the position, to KSTA president Patrick Goff: patrick.goff@fayette.kyschools.us. Applicants will also be asked to provide three letters of recommendation. The deadline for applications is September 10, 2018.
  2. Adjunct Instructor for teaching Plant Biology Labs at Bellarmine University
    https://bellarmine.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=98188
  3. Environmental Education Program Director
    Job Overview and Requirements: KAEE is seeking to immediately fill a one year, grant funded position with a possible annual extension if agreeable to all parties (as funding allows). This position will be housed with the Kentucky Environmental Education Council (www.keec.ky.gov) at its Frankfort office and will lead the agency’s effort to place AmeriCorps members at organizations seeking to expand their environmental education program capacity. KAEE will be serving as the fiscal agent for this position.
     
    This position is 100% funded through a planning grant from the Kentucky Commission on Community Volunteerism and Service (KCCVS) and will be responsible for the ongoing management of the Kentucky Environmental Education Leadership Corps.
     
    Reports to: Kentucky Environmental Education Council Executive Director
     
    Summary of essential job functions
    · Write and oversee quality competitive grants to initiate the Environmental Education Leadership Corps and ensure program continuation.
    · Coordinate advisory committee to develop the program and make ongoing recommendations.
    · Recruit AmeriCorps member host sites and oversee host site applications, agreements, and reporting.
    · Develop public relations strategies for the agency, including website, social media, press releases and other projects related to this program.
    · Represent the KEEC and the Environmental Education Leadership Corps at professional conferences and other events to develop and expand partnerships.
    · Develop AmeriCorps member recruitment materials and manage the application process.
    · Assist with the development of member training curriculum.
    · Provide supervision to host sites and ensure that AmeriCorps members are receiving quality supervision from their hosts sites.
    · Develop an annual evaluation plan congruent with the objectives outlined in the AmeriCorps grant requirements. Develop and monitor systems for tracking outcomes and impacts of program activities.
     
    Minimum Requirements: Minimum of Bachelor’s degree and proficiency in Microsoft Office and web-based applications is required. Experience with federal grant writing and reporting requirements and past work with AmeriCorps programs desired but not required. Experience with environmental education and social media is preferred. Proficiency in AmeriCorps OnCorps or similar software is preferred.
     
    Compensations and Benefits: Salary of $32,000. Full-time, exempt position working 40 hours per week. We believe in work-life balance and a flexible, family-friendly schedule and therefore offer compensatory time up to 120 hours for additional hours worked. 80 hours of vacation time, 96 hours of sick leave, and 12.5 paid holidays per year. Reimbursement will be given for costs incurred during work-related travel.
     
    To Apply: Please send resume and cover letter to Ashley Hoffman, KAEE Executive Director, at director@kaee.org. We will review applications on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Immediate start date.
     
    Questions? Contact Ashley Hoffman, director@kaee.org or (270) 214-0587.
     
    KAEE is an equal opportunity employer. People of color are strongly encouraged to apply.
     
  4.  Math or Science/Math teacher at Rowan County Middle School https://applications.education.ky.gov/KEPs/JpbDetails.aspx?vID=2017201805199
  5.  Cartographer/GIS Specialist Pathways Intern – Lexington: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/494885300
  6.  Tech Corps part time instructors & support staff
  7. Wood Hudson Cancer Research Center Position Summary
    Conduct research as well as write manuscripts and grant applications pertaining to cancer research.  The successful candidate should already have publications in the field of cancer research and will supervise undergraduates doing research in our laboratory as part of the undergraduate research education program. 
     
    The scientist is expected to act independently in developing his/her own ideas and to successfully complete research that will result in peer reviewed publications.  The expectation is that the scientist will exert leadership in obtaining funding for research projects as well as leadership in guiding young scientists.
     
    Salary and title commensurate with experience.
     
    Education Requirements
    Ph.D. in Cancer Biology or a closely related field and post-doctoral training.
     
    Ideal Candidate’s Qualifications and Experience:
  • Solid understanding of the Principles of Cancer Biology. (Must have deep interest in cancer biology)
  • Significant research experience
  • Demonstrated, effective leadership of undergraduates
  • Excellent teaching skills with patient demeanor
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent “hands-on” laboratory skills
  • 4-6 peer-reviewed publications
  • 2+ 1st-authored papers
  • 2+ publications in a Cancer Journal
  • Superb attention to detail
  • Experience writing grants and papers
  • Diligent work habits with an entrepreneurial spirit who likes to challenge the status quo with new ideaThis position offers a very competitive salary as well as a comprehensive benefit package
Interested candidates should forward their resume/CV to Irina Kleinerman, Talent Acquisition Specialist at JVS Career Services, at Ikleinerman@jvscareers.org   
 

5. Does science matter to you?
Would you like to work for an engaging non-profit committed to offering education in a fast paced and fun environment? Do you like people, hundreds of them? Bring your talents to the Kentucky Science Center. Current openings are posted at: http://kysciencecenter.org/employment/

6. USGS Career Opportunities: https://www2.usgs.gov/ohr/