Summer Physics, Engineering, and Astronomy Instructors
Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth
May 8, 2018
2400.00 - 3000.00
Contract - Faculty
4 Year Degree
The Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth (CTY) is currently seeking physics instructors for our summer programs for gifted students in grades 2 to 12.
What is CTY?
The Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth (CTY) offers intense 3-week academic programs for highly talented students from across the country and around the world.
Why teach for CTY?
work with highly motivated and talented students in an environment that is focused on learning rather than grades
teach in a small classroom setting (12 to 18 students, depending upon the age group) with an instructional assistant and generous lab budget
be a part of an intellectual community
work alongside dedicated educators and administrators from across the country and around the world
develop professionally and share strategies in a supportive, collegial environment
Instructors' daily working hours are class times and additional class planning and preparation time as needed. At day sites, instructors are responsible for working Registration Day of the opening weekend. In addition, instructors may also work Saturday of closing week, if needed. Otherwise, instructors do not have scheduled responsibilities on the weekend.
Terms of Employment:
Starting salary is $2,400 to $3,000 for a three-week session.
Lunch is provided daily at day sites.
Room and board is provided at residential sites.
Instructors pay their travel to and from the program location.
Instructors may work 1 or both sessions where available.
Instructors local to a residential site location may commute daily and do not have to live on campus.
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD (July 14 to August 4)
Franklin & Marshall College, Lancaster, PA (June 21 to July 14; July 14 to August 4)
Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY (July 14 to August 4)
Student explore the structure of the universe, learn about stellar evolution, and investigate the nature of galaxies before moving on to more complex topics such as modern cosmology and the ultimate fate of the universe.
The Woodlands School, Portola Valley, CA (June 28 to July 21)
Students dismantle gadgets to figure out how things work and use ordinary household items to create new inventions, exploring not only the who and why of various discoveries and inventions but also the impact they have had on society across the centuries.
Johns Hopkins University is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other occupationally irrelevant criteria. The university promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans.
Teaching experience, preferably with children or adolescents
Undergraduate and/or graduate course work in the appropriate discipline (physics, engineering, astrophysics, astronomy)
Comfortable using Microsoft Office and web-based applications such as Box
Demonstrated leadership and organizational skills
Maturity, responsibility, and creativity
Additional Salary Information: Room and board included at residential locations
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