C-DEBI Seeks an Education, Outreach, and Diversity Manager

Just got this announcement:

C_DEBIlogo3sq.jpgC-DEBI Seeks an Education, Outreach, and Diversity Manager

The Center for Dark Energy Biosphere Investigations (C-DEBI) is seeking a Program Manager to join its team. C-DEBI is a multi-institutional research and education center funded by the National Science Foundation with USC as its headquarters. In addition to the science of exploring microbial life beneath the seafloor, education and diversity are priorities to the Center’s efforts to strengthen the STEM pipeline by integrating research and educational programs for diverse future generations. The full-time Program Manager will serve as Education, Outreach, and Diversity Manager, helping to create, coordinate, and lead our education, outreach, and diversity efforts to serve our students, postdocs, faculty, and other participants at USC and across the nation. The Program Manager will also direct day-to-day project operations and administrative activities of C-DEBI at USC.

The ideal candidate for the position of C-DEBI Education, Outreach, and Diversity Manager has:

  • 5 years of experience developing and managing educational STEM programs with multiple institutions
  • Leadership and strong oral and written communication skills
  • Experience using social media for professional outreach
  • Research experience at Ph.D. level

See the USC jobs website for more information on this posting ID 1003195:


Author: Jonathan Eisen

I am an evolutionary biologist and a Professor at U. C. Davis. (see my lab site here). My research focuses on the origin of novelty (how new processes and functions originate). To study this I focus on sequencing and analyzing genomes of organisms, especially microbes and using phylogenomic analysis

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