Science Lab Instructor/Trainer
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The Science Lab Instructors/Trainers, with a master’s degree in Chemistry, Physics, Engineering, or another relevant field and experience with science lab training/teaching in a low resource environment are needed to work with the faculty of NCCC and Cuttington University’s College of Natural Sciences to teach science courses and train science instructors in conducting labs for courses they teach. The overall goal of this assignment is to build the capacity of Liberia’s education sector by training science teachers and providing for the development of science laboratories.
Please note that departure dates and other details of this project could change because of the uncertainties as Peace Corps and local partners resume volunteer operations. Candidates selected for this position will be arriving in Liberia together as a group, so while the departure dates for the whole group could change, dates cannot be changed for individual candidates.
• Master’s degree in Chemistry, Physics, Engineering or another relevant field
• Classroom teaching experience and experience preparing course syllabi
• Experience with science lab training/teaching in low resource environment
• Experience in a culturally diverse environment
The Peace Corps embraces and leverages the diversity of its volunteers as a reflection of America's diversity. Peace Corps Response is committed to reflecting the diversity of the United States in the professionals we send into the field to support the mission of world peace and friendship. Applicants with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
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