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Assistant Director BioScience Center of Excellence - Shattuck-St. Mary’s School

Category: High School
State: Faribault, MN
Position: Assistant Director BioScience Center of Excellence
Deadline: June 1, 2020
Posted: March 11, 2020

Job Description / Duties

SSM is seeking an Assistant Director to continue to develop and grow its Center of Excellence in BioScience into a nationally notable program. The BioScience Center of Excellence provides guidance, encouragement, intellectual challenge, and unique exploratory opportunities to students who love science and are interested in pursuing a career in healthcare. In addition to their traditional core academic classes, students in the BioScience COE devote two full class periods each day to work in BioScience. Students apply their knowledge and explore possible careers paths through work on individual projects and participation in regular field trips.

Duties for the Assistant Director will include teaching Anatomy, Bioethics, and Public Health courses two periods a day as well as Co-teaching a Combined Research Course. The Assistant Director will be responsible for meeting with and helping non-senior BioScience students to develop and execute a plan for their individual research project. In addition, the Assistant Director will help with planning and chaperoning field trips and identifying and overseeing BioScience community service opportunities.

This position is ideal for a highly motivated individual who is excited to teach, mentor students working on independent projects, and develop curriculum in a boarding school environment. Candidates with experience in a laboratory or medical device setting who are looking to make a career change are welcome. In addition to teaching and curriculum development, the Assistant Director of BioScience is expected to work with our Marketing and Communications Department to help promote our program and to assist the admission office with recruiting new students.

Qualifications / Required Skills


Master’s degree in Science or relevant field. PhD or equivalent preferred.
Experience teaching in a classroom setting as well mentoring and coaching students working on independent projects.
Energetic and enthusiastic teacher interested in teaching and working in an innovative educational environment.
Excellent formal and informal presentations skills.
Experience in writing and submitting scientific journal articles.
Experience in identifying, writing, and submitting grant proposals.

Additional Information

In support of its pursuit of academic and scholarly excellence, Shattuck-St. Mary’s School is committed to creating a diverse community of students, faculty, and staff that is dedicated to the fundamental principles of equal opportunity treatment in education and employment regardless of age, color, disability, gender identity, national origin, political ideology, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. The school encourages applications from individuals whose differing backgrounds, beliefs, ideas, and life experiences will further enrich the diversity of its educational community.

Contact Information

Email resume and cover letter to: Erin Sellner, Human Resources Director, (507)333-1613. Application materials will be received until position is filled.

Employer Profile

Founded in 1858, Shattuck-St. Mary’s School (SSM) is an Episcopal, co-educational, college preparatory, independent boarding/day school serving 500 students in grades 6th-postgraduate from 37 states and over 30 countries. Set on a beautiful 250-acre campus south of Minneapolis/St. Paul in Minnesota, SSM offers a mix of traditional and progressive education. By cultivating creative and independent thinking, SSM fosters the transformation of its students to become citizens of integrity for an ever-changing world.