The Astronomical Society of the Pacific (ASP) has two interesting positions
available in its education department:
1. Director of Education
The ASP is looking for a person with at least a masters degree in science or
science education and experience in project management and education, to
provide overall management of and help develop strategic directions for the
broad range of the Society's educational programs.
Duties include developing new initiatives, helping with conceiving and
writing proposals, supervising staff and programs, and cultivating
partnerships with other organizations.
2. Lead Formal Educator
The ASP is looking for a person with good knowledge of astronomy and
experience in K-12 education to work on a number of existing and developing
programs in astronomy education. Current duties include coordinating
Project ASTRO, managing a web-based quarterly newsletter for teachers,
conducting training programs for school districts interested in hands-on
astronomy, and assisting with other initiatives in formal education.
More detailed information about each position and specific instructions for
applying can be found at the Society's web site at:
More information about the education programs of the 120-year old
international Society, headquartered in San Francisco, can be found at:
Timothy F. Slater, Ph.D.
University of Wyoming
Excellence in Higher Education
Endowed Chair in Science Education
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