The Marine Education and Outreach Program, School of Marine Sciences, Darling Marine Center (Walpole, ME) announces an opening for a Full-Time Marine Education Associate. The purpose of the position is to provide professional support to a marine education and outreach program. The position will apply educational research and nationally recognized standards to develop curriculum and pedagogical strategies to deliver marine science content to K-12, college-level, and public audiences. Initial appointment is for one year, with annual reappointment dependent upon external grant funding and performance. The primary location of the position is at the University of Maine’s Darling Marine Center in Walpole, Maine.
Required Knowledge / Skills: M. Ed. or B. Sc. in Science Education with background in Marine Science, Earth Science, or Physical sciences; Experience working with science researchers, teachers, and general public; Skill in writing grant proposals; Ability to work in a Mac computing environment to create and maintain project databases, reports, and web content; Willingness to travel extensively.