This is not your average teaching position. Gloucester Biotechnology Academy instructors enjoy a low student to teacher ratio, students with a passion for science, and support from the Gloucester community.
Our students graduate in 10 months with more lab hours than a 4-year Bachelor’s degree recipient, and are already making a difference at biotech, life science and pharmaceutical companies across the state.
Reporting to the Lead Teacher, the Instructor is a part of the Academy’s robust teaching team. Twin passions for teaching and science are a must. The successful candidate will be a collaborative team player and exceptional representative of the organization. This is a critical role as GMGI continues to enhance its quality programs, build capacity and achieve ambitious goals, and represents a tremendous opportunity to join a rapidly growing, high-impact organization recognized in 2022 as the recipient of the Massachusetts Workforce Innovation Award
Deliver instruction of theoretical content and practical training in classroom and laboratory to both vocational (post-high school) learners and STEM enrichment (middle and high school) students
Assist in the training and supervision of new instructors and teaching assistants
Prepare lesson materials, teaching schedules, and daily plans
Prepare laboratory for daily experiments, maintain chemical, consumable, and equipment inventory
Assist with student assessments, feedback and professional development
Contribute to the continuous improvement of lectures, curriculum content, labs, assessments, policies, handbook, and lab manuals, in alignment with industry
Test new protocols and draft SOPs
Assist with the routine and periodic maintenance of instruments and safety equipment, and schedule necessary repairs
Manage orders of materials and equipment
Participate in community outreach, recruitment, orientation, internship placement, matriculation and alumni support
Bachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred) in biology, chemistry, molecular biology, or biotechnology
Individuals with experience in cell culture are highly encouraged to apply
Minimum of one year of experience leading a classroom
Passion for teaching and mentoring students
Comfort working with modern biotechnology instrumentation and methods
Ability to interpret and present scientific data to individuals with a non-science background
Solid understanding of accepted laboratory techniques and practices
Basic knowledge of statistical data analysis
High energy, can-do attitude
Self-motivated, capable of working in a dynamic start-up environment
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Integrity towards scientific research and data quality
Enthusiasm and commitment to the GMGI mission of innovative science and education
Salary commensurate with experience.
It’s our goal as an employer to provide an enriching and supportive environment for our employees. We are proud to offer a benefit package that includes:
Health and Dental Insurance
Medical and Dependent Flex Spending Accounts
Long Term Disability
Paid Time Off
403(b) Retirement Plan
10 Paid Holidays
Please submit a cover letter and resume to .
Applicants must be authorized to work in the US.
Gloucester Marine Genomics Institute (GMGI) was launched in 2013 in the belief that the ocean represents a new source of opportunity. As a not-for-profit whose ambitious mission is to “address critical challenges facing our oceans, human health and the environment through innovative scientific research and education” GMGI is demonstrating that there is vast potential in marine science discovery powered by genomics. Our science strategy is based on a platform of advanced ‘omics technologies with three focus areas (1) Biotechnology & Biomedicine, (2) Ecosystem Function & Health and (3) Fisheries & Aquaculture. GMGI is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and all aspects of employment are based on merit, competence, performance and business need. In addition to researching diversity in our oceans, GMGI is committed to supporting diversity in our workforce and classrooms. We know that having varied backgrounds and experiences stimulates discussion and new ideas. We are committed to taking action on diversity, equity, and inclusion through providing substantial training opportunities to increase our self-awareness as an organization, and building a team of staff and students from uniquely different backgrounds. Please visit our website for more information: www.gmgi.org