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Education and Outreach Coordinator, Center for Integrated Cellular Analysis

Organization
New York Genome Center
Job Location
101 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10013
United States
Job Description

Position Description

 

The Satija Lab looking to hire an Education & Outreach Coordinator for the Center for Integrated Cellular Analysis. This position has long-term funding as part of a Centers of Excellence in Genomic Science (CEGS) award from the National Institutes of Health to the New York Genome Center and five collaborating institutions in New York. The coordinator will lead the organization and logistics for annual symposia/workshops that help to disseminate research advances from NYGC and other institutions to the community. In addition, s/he will help to establish and run an internship program for junior scientists. Our center aims to increase opportunities in genomic research for underrepresented minority groups. We encourage applications not only from experienced educators, but also from biologists who are passionate and motivated to develop outreach programs.

 

Key Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

 

 

  • Lead the development and execution of a multi-institution summer mentorship program
  • Actively collaborate in grant writing
  • Assist and coordinate workshops & conferences that focus on engagement with the scientific community
  • Lead the development and execution of a multi-institution internship and mentorship program;
  • Actively collaborate in grant writing;
  • Assist and coordinate workshops & conferences that focus on engagement with the scientific community;
  • Coordinate and collaborate with administrative and scientific contacts across NYC
Requirements

Requirements & Qualifications

 

  • A BS/BA degree in biology, education, or a related field. We also welcome applications from candidates with an MS or PhD degree.
  • Applicants whose primary prior experience is an education or teaching are strongly encouraged, and should express a willingness to work closely with experts in genome biology and biotechnology. 
  • Applicants whose primary prior experience is genomics and biotechnology, including from current PhD students or postdoctoral fellows, are also strongly encouraged. These applicants are requested to highlight previous documented experience in scientific communication, education, and/or outreach activities.
  • Strong communication skills, and enthusiasm for interacting with and advising students.

 

FLSA Status – Exempt

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About Our Organization

About the New York Genome Center

 

The New York Genome Center (NYGC) is an independent, nonprofit academic research institution at the forefront of transforming biomedical research with the mission of advancing clinical care. A collaboration of premier academic, medical and industry leaders across the globe, the New York Genome Center is committed to advancing genomic research and offering clinical genomic testing so that new treatments, therapies and therapeutics against human disease can be developed. NYGC member organizations and partners are united in this unprecedented collaboration of technology, science and medicine, designed to harness the power of innovation and discoveries to advance genomic services.

 

The New York Genome Center is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, creed, color, gender, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic predisposition or carrier status, protected veteran or military status, domestic violence victim status, partnership status, caregiver status, alienage or citizenship status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. The New York Genome Center takes affirmative action in support of its policy to hire and advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

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