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BioBuilder Learning Lab Partnerships Director (pdf)

The BioBuilder Learning Lab will be a vibrant, visible presence for BioBuilder in Kendall Square. Housed inside LabCentral, an entrepreneurial community of practicing scientists, engineers and entrepreneurs, the Learning Lab will uniquely meet BioBuilder’s mission to engage, excite and educate. We plan to engage community members with the research that is happening in their own backyard, give new and veteran teachers a place to get ahead of the curve and bring new teaching approaches back to their classrooms, and provide a new kind of educational experience for secondary school students throughout the year.

We are looking for an individual who can:

  • co-develop the vision for BioBuilder’s Learning Lab Programming and Operations
  • strengthen our existing relationships, proactively identifying sources of support, generating proposals, and maintaining communication related to ongoing programs
  • support the execution of Learning Lab programs
  • proactively identify other key stakeholders, and pursue additional avenues of support and capacity
  • monitor deadlines and manage submissions
  • establish database to track progress and outcomes of programming
  • prepare effective reports, press releases, social/electronic communications to share the events and outcomes related to Learning Lab
  • meet regularly with BioBuilder’s Executive Director to assess program, review strategies and track progress
  • communicate the mission and ongoing work of the Foundation
  • A more complete description of our Learning Lab Partnerships Director position is here

    Followup emails will be sent to those who can demonstrate:

  • An advanced degree in a STEM field, in Education, or in Business Management
  • Evidence of successful program management
  • Prior teaching experience (preferred)
  • Ability to work professionally with collaborators
  • excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • This is a part-time position from March through June 2017, with the expectation that it will become full-time work in July 2017.

    If you are (or if you know) an individual with some combination of experience in business development, non-profit management, education reform and biological engineerng, *please email a resume and one paragraph cover letter *to The BioBuilder Educational Foundation’s Executive Director, Dr. Natalie Kuldell, using the info@biobuilder.org email address.


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    In addition to students and teachers who are leading classroom experiences and after-school clubs, BioBuilder has volunteers who are vital for the growth and development of our program. Small stipends are often available for work that leads to persistent content and for BioBuilder Ambassadors who speak at public meetings. Interested? Contact us at info@biobuilder.org

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    Our foreign partners can bring our content into the world by translations of the web, textbook, or manual content.

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    Articles, blog posts, social media, swag — you name it, we need it!