Job Title: Onboard Education/Outreach Officer
Type: 2 month contract
Employer: The United States Science Support Program
Location: JOIDES Resolution
The United States Science Support Program (USSSP) is now accepting applications to sail on the JOIDES Resolution (JR) as an Onboard Educator on one of the upcoming expeditions. The JR Onboard Educator/Outreach Officer sail on the ship to share the science story with students, families, and the general public. We welcome applications from K-12 classroom teachers, informal science educators, artists, videographers, writers, social media experts and anyone who can make a good case for themselves!
Selected applicants will have the opportunity to learn shipboard science alongside the expedition’s science party and translate the exciting science happening on board through the creation of bogs, videos, social networking sites, live ship-to-shore video events and development of educational resources. Successful applicants will be creative, flexible, friendly, and hardworking. Some geoscience background is helpful.
All expenses for U.S. Onboard Education/Outreach Officers for travel to and from the ports of call, and a stipend are paid by the U.S. Science Support Program for IODP. Onboard Education/Outreach Officers are selected through a competitive application and interview process. The selected individual(s) will also be flown to a 3-day training session prior to their expedition. Non-U.S. applicants will be directed to their country IODP office but are still encouraged to apply.
For more information, please visit the following link: http://joidesresolution.org/node/453
Successful applicants will be creative, flexible, friendly, and hardworking. Some geoscience background is helpful.
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