Job Type: Full-time
Number of Positions: 1
Title: Director of Education
Salary: Pay is salaried, commensurate with experience and local rates
- MS in a biological science (Ph.D. preferred)
- 2 years of laboratory research experience (3+ years preferred)
- 2 years of experience in an educational setting (3+ years and undergraduate experience preferred)
SENS Research Foundation (SRF) is hiring a Director of Education for our Research Center (RC) located in Mountain View, CA. SRF is an exciting cutting-edge non-profit dedicated to transforming the way the world researches and treats age-related diseases.
We seek a Director of Education to plan, develop, and run SRF’s educational efforts. The Director will coordinate the summer internship program and Master’s students and will have the opportunity to initiate new programs to introduce students and adult learners to the SENS approach to aging. The Director will report to the SRF Executive Director/CEO.
The ideal candidate for this full-time position has a Ph.D. in a chemical/biological science, 3+ years of research experience, and 3+ years working with students, preferably at the collegiate level. Prior experience running an internship program and/or teaching is desired. The candidate must be adaptable, a team player, self-motivated, and interested in the SENS mission. Duties will include advertising, applicant evaluation, and mentorship for the summer internship program as well as recruitment of new host labs and companies. Master’s student duties will include advertising, recruitment, and mentorship of students in the labs at the SRF Research Center. Opportunities for enhancement of current programs and addition of new educational efforts will abound.
We offer an excellent benefits package including paid vacation and sick leave, fully covered health and dental insurance (inclusive of dependents), an FSA program, and a company-matched 401(k) plan, all of which is offered after a 90-day introductory period. SENS Research Foundation is an equal opportunity employer. We may sponsor a visa for international applicants.
This position is available now and will be filled as soon as the qualified candidate is found. Salary is commensurate with the job title and experience level.
Interested candidates should apply by emailing a cover letter and current CV to [email protected].