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Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Educator, Middle/High School in Sleepy Hollow, New York

Position Description

The DNA Learning Center (DNALC) of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory has an immediate full-time educator position available at the Regeneron DNA Learning Center in Sleepy Hollow, NY. This center, which opened in fall 2019, is a unique collaboration between an established research institute and a rising star in biotechnology. The facility has two teaching labs and is located on the Sleepy Hollow campus of Regeneron Pharmaceuticals. We are looking for a dynamic, engaging educator to join our team as we expand operations in Westchester County, NY and northern New Jersey.

Position Responsibilities

- providing hands-on genetics and molecular biology instruction to precollege students visiting the DNALC for academic year field trips, summer camps, and extended research projects;
- delivering in-school instruction;
- training and managing high school interns;
- assisting with student research programs;
- conducting teacher training;
- developing teaching modules. Selected candidates will become members of a small, influential group recognized worldwide as a leader in creating and disseminating new methods in genetics education, including the fields of genomics, bioinformatics, and data science. Over 700,000 students have conducted experiments with DNALC staff-join our team as we aim to reach a million and more! For more information, browse the DNALC's website at

Position Requirements

Strong candidates will have teaching experience and a background in biology. New York State teaching certification is a plus, but not required. The position demands a motivated self-starter who can work independently and as part of a team, with excellent writing, computer, and communication skills. Education Required: Undergraduate Degree
Experience Required: 1-3 years Flexible scheduling will require some weekend work. Some travel between DNALC facilities in Brooklyn, East Harlem, Cold Spring Harbor and Passaic County (New Jersey) and to local schools will be required for training and/or instruction.

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How to Apply:
For immediate consideration, candidates should create an account and apply to the position found here: Position ID 902.

EnvironmentCold Spring Harbor Laboratory is a world-renowned biomedical research institution in New York. It has shaped contemporary biomedical research and is the home of eight Nobel Prize laureates. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory provides a highly dynamic and interactive research environment and also a unique opportunity of timely exposure to advances in various biomedical research fields and of interaction with a broad range of researchers from all over the world through its renowned Meetings and Courses program. We believe that science is for everyone. We have had researchers with a variety of backgrounds and believe in the importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Compensation and BenefitsOur employees are compensated in many ways for their contributions to our mission, including competitive pay, exceptional health benefits, retirement plans, time off, and a range of recognition and wellness programs. Visit our CSHL sites to learn more. The salary range for this role is $54,000 - $80,000. The salary range and/or hourly rate listed is a good faith determination of potential base compensation that may be offered to a successful applicant for this position at the time of this job advertisement and may be modified in the future. When determining a base salary and/or rate, several factors may be considered as applicable (e.g., years of relevant experience, education, credentials, and internal equity).

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. VEVRAA Federal Contractor

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, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Minimum Salary: 54000.00 Maximum Salary: 80000.00 Salary Unit: Yearly