Museum of Science
  • 05-Oct-2018 to 04-Nov-2018 (EST)
  • Forum - 353
  • Boston, MA, USA
  • Grant-Funded, Full Time

Forum Education Associate

Museum of Science, Boston

Innovation and creativity come from the unique perspectives of a diverse staff. We value your perspective.


The Education Associate will develop, present, and facilitate programs, media, and high-profile events that engage the public in conversations around the social and ethical dimensions of emerging scientific and technological issues. Many of the projects for this work involve multi-institutional network or collaborative projects. This person will work closely with staff in other departments, and will participate in collaborations with other institutions and organizations as part of the project team.


  • Developing and presenting forums and other programming: 4-6 per year. Duties will include content development, booking and working with speakers, participant registration, marketing, and program evaluation.
  • Researching topics, information, and social dimensions of issues in current science pertaining to 4-6 forum events per year.
  • Presentations or other kinds of public programming: 1-2 interpretations, presentations, or other programming per months as agreed upon with members of pertinent departments.


This position is grant-funded, full-time, 40 hours/week, Monday-Friday through September 2022.


Program Manager, Forum and Vice President, Education & Enrichment Programs


  • Bachelors of Science or Arts degree.
  • Six months or more of either science education or science or policy research experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in science, technology, and/or engineering
  • Demonstrated communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Demonstrated experience in working as part of a team


Non-Exempt (Hourly).


Benefits for full-time, non-exempt (hourly) staff include: free parking, T accessibility, 15 vacation days, 12 holidays, 5-10 sick days, medical, dental, and vision insurance, short- and long-term disability, life insurance, retirement and savings plan, health care/dependent care flex spending plan, employee discounts, employee referral program, tuition assistance, professional development, direct deposit, free admission, free Duck Tours, discounted movie passes, and much more!

The Museum of Science is fully committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and to attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified employees without regard to their race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state or local law. We are dedicated to providing a work environment free from discrimination and harassment, and where employees are treated with respect and dignity.

No phone inquiries, please. Qualified applicants will be contacted within two to four weeks of initial application.

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