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Phipps Is Hiring: Science Education Research Manager
Sep 28

Phipps Is Hiring: Science Education Research Manager

By Phipps Conservatory

Interested in joining our science education team or know someone who is? Check out the new job posting below for a Science Education Research Manager and apply today or forward to a friend!

Science Education Research Manager

Esteemed as the Green Heart of Pittsburgh and one of the world’s greenest public gardens, Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is empowered by its mission to inspire and educate all with the beauty and importance of plants; to advance sustainability and promote human and environmental well-being through action and research; and to celebrate its historic glasshouse.

Phipps is seeking a full-time Science Education Research Manager to strengthen and create new and innovative research partnerships in the areas of communication and outreach, ecological health and wellness, human health and wellness, and education and social justice. The Science Education Research Manager is responsible for assisting in research related to those focus areas as well as coordinating all research activities for the department. This role will assist in developing and researching innovative programs that connect youth and the public to scientists and allow them to participate in research. 

The successful candidate must have a passion for teaching, research and the environment, with a demonstrated ability to interact with children and the general public in a pleasant and courteous manner. Proficiency with computer software and data management, as well as experience with research including successful publications, presentations, and/or grant applications, is required. The candidate must have a Master’s degree or higher focused in an area related to Phipps’ science education (e.g., environmental education, the ecological or conservation-focused biological sciences, or environmental social sciences) and at least three years of relevant and responsible experience in the field of research/evaluation of science education in an informal learning environment.

Qualified candidates should email a resume, cover letter and salary history to hr@phipps.conservatory.org or mail to Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, Human Resources Department, One Schenley Park, Pittsburgh, PA 15213. No telephone calls, please.

Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is an equal opportunity employer.

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