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Project TRUE Adjunct Position

Project TRUE hopes to increase the number of underrepresented youth pursuing STEM majors by providing hands-on authentic field research experiences and mentorship. Apply ASAP!
4 Feb 2024
Post-grad

The Project TRUE Adjunct Educator is a unique opportunity to engage youth in urban ecology research and provide science mentorship in an informal science education setting. The Educator will collaborate closely with the Project TRUE leadership team to support Project TRUE undergraduate and high school students in carrying out authentic urban ecology research projects at the Bronx Zoo. The Educator will assist in planning, developing and facilitating science and mentorship curriculum and activities. They will also advise and provide guidance on research project development and implementation, as well as the synthesis of findings.  Above all, the Educator will be a mentor and inspiration to the next generation of science researchers.

Responsibilities
The Project TRUE Adjunct Educator will…

- Share knowledge and passion of urban ecology and science research with high school and college student participants.

- Assist in the development of urban ecology, science research and mentorship curriculum, adjusting existing lessons and creating new activities.

- Teach lessons and facilitate activities both in a classroom environment and in outdoor spaces, including zoo exhibits and field research sites.

- Guide groups in field research and ensure scientific rigor of research projects, including experimental design, field methods, data analysis, synthesis of findings, and poster and abstract development.

- Organize and manage materials and equipment.

- Perform all related tasks and duties, as assigned.

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