HHMI Science Education Post-Doctoral Fellow

The Bryn Mawr Department of Biology and Bryn Mawr-Haverford Education Program, with support from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, seek a Postdoctoral Fellow in Science Education to pursue and collaborate on innovative pedagogical approaches, research, and projects focused on science in a college liberal arts context and the preparation of precollege teachers. The Fellow will be responsible for teaching one course per semester, working with faculty mentors in Biology and Education, as well as pursuing research in a field of science education. Opportunities to participation in the College's Teaching and Learning Initiative and K-12 outreach programs are available. The initial appointment is for one year and with an option for a second year.

HHMI Science Education Program at Bryn Mawr College 2008-2012

Who We Are

As a liberal arts college for women, Bryn Mawr College is committed to:

  • encouraging large numbers of young women to major in disciplines in which they have been traditionally underrepresented and to pursue graduate study and careers in the sciences, and
  • ensuring science literacy among all students.

Our past grants from HHMI have helped us to strengthen science education by supporting interdisciplinary approaches to teaching in biology and the related sciences; undergraduate research opportunities; use of computing technologies in the sciences; and professional development for precollege science teachers.

Current News

These pages provide information about the College's HHMI-supported programs and activities going on under its umbrella. Items of particular interest include:

Science Horizons Fellowships
Online Application Form - Due date:  February 29, 2012

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