January 24, 2011

Natural History Museum Seeks Museum Educator

The KU Natural History Museum, a part of the Biodiversity Institute, has announced an open position in the education department.

The museum seeks an experienced museum educator to plan and implement a range of science education programs and services. The museum educator's responsibilities include teaching, research and development, and administration of challenging and engaging science programs. As part of an education department that interprets complex principles for lay audiences, the educator should be creative, comfortable with presenting challenging material, and have strong communication skills.

Bachelor's degree in a scientific or other relevant discipline and demonstrated professional science teaching experience required. Master's degree and 3+ years experience in an informal science education setting are preferred. For more information and application instructions visit the KU employment website and search for position #00005670. Review begins date 2/17/2011. EO/AA