Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren’t found together anywhere else. If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.
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INVENTION EDUCATION ADMINISTRATOR, K-14, Lemelson-MIT Program (LMIT), to facilitate collaborative efforts between LMIT and educators at other institutions engaged in helping people learn to invent, protect their intellectual property, and bring creations to intendedbeneficiaries. Efforts will include annual events that celebrate students’ work and accomplishments as inventors. Will also support the development of new invention education curricula, programs, and strategies for expanding educator and student engagement; and contribute to program evaluations and research studies conducted by LMIT to generate new insights into the emerging field of invention education.
The Lemelson-MIT Program is a national leader in efforts to prepare the next generation of inventors and entrepreneurs. Its work focuses on the expansion of opportunities for people to learn ways inventors find and solve problems that matter in orderto improve lives. LMIT is commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion aims to remedy historic inequities among those who develop inventions, protect their intellectual property, and commercialize their creations.
A full job description is available at https://lemelson.mit.edu/sites/default/files/2021-08/JD-Invention%20Education%20Administrator%20K14.pdf.
REQUIRED: bachelor’s degree in education, computer science, engineering, multimedia, or a related field; at least three years’ professional experience in computer science, engineering, or teaching; and at least one year of experience with instructional design and/or teaching educators or students in grades K-12 with a focus on computer science or computational thinking. PREFERRED: master’s degree, teaching credential, ability to work creatively with young people in a hands-on, project-based environment. Job #20057-8
Please note that this is a grant-funded position and continued employment from January 1, 2023, onward is subject to availability of grant funds.
This position may be eligible for fully remote work.